Parasitic infections can occur for a few reasons:
This typically happens when people travel to developing countries. People avoid tap water, but forget that ice cubes can also carry parasites.
Parasites have been found on fruits and vegetables. They’ve also been found in raw meat, and can survive if the meat isn’t cooked thoroughly.
If a person has a parasite, it’s easy to pass them along. If they don’t wash their hands after using the loo, for example, they can transfer microscopic eggs onto anything they touch.
If you have a parasitic infection, you’ll likely need help from an expert to get rid of it. Here’s where to start:
This can identify whether you’re carrying parasites, and what kind they are.
Certain foods can help fight back against parasites. These include garlic, onion, pumpkin seeds and herbs such as oregano and thyme.
An imbalanced gut microbiome is more susceptible to parasitic infection. Support your microbial diversity by eating probiotic foods daily.
Healthpath can help you to identify what’s going on:
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