Do You Really Need a Parasite Cleanse?The World Health Organization estimates over 3.5 billion people are currently suffering from a parasite infection and it’s not just a problem in the third world. Up to 80 percent of people living in all countries have parasites living inside them, feeding on the vital nutrients from the food they eat and leaving their toxic waste behind.
However, the risk of infection can be minimized and a regular, natural, cleanse can remove parasites from the colon and keep the digestive system functioning effectively.
People ask what are parasites. There can be up to 100 types of intestinal worms, flukes, mites and other parasites that can live inside our bodies. These, sometimes microscopic creatures, live off you and the food you eat and then dump their toxic waste in your digestive system!
Parasites get inside us from the food that we eat (especially meat and fish), pets, contaminated water and some are even carried by the air we breathe or are picked up off the ground and burrow in to our skin.
Many people don’t like to think about parasites or accept that they’ve got them living inside their bodies, but they can cause a numerous health problems, some of them serious.Once parasites get inside the system they thrive off the warm, moist environment inside the colon and intestines. Living there they steal the nutrients in the food you eat and are able to multiply rapidly and sometimes invade other parts of the body. Like most living organisms, parasites secrete their waste which can be toxic or even poisonous.
How do you know if you have parasites living in our body ? Some doctors may perform a stool test to check for parasites and worms, however these tests only highlight a few of the thousands of different specifies of parasites that maybe living off our bodies and our vital nutrients. Parasite infections can cause of range of different conditions.
They include constipation. Some parasites and worms can obstruct certain organs like the colon causing constipation, liver and the bile duct. Diarrhea, gas, and bloating. You may find you alternate between diarrhea and constipation. Allergies or skin rashes. Lack of energy, tiredness, apathy, anxiety, depression and lack of concentration. Unusual joint or muscle pain. Weakened immune system and susceptible to colds and yeast infections such as Candida or thrush. General feeling of being unwell or unhealthy and trouble gaining or losing weight.
The health conditions described above are symptoms of a possible parasite infection – if they are causing you to feel unwell, what are they doing to your insides? They are stopping you getting the nutrients you need from the food you eat. Parasites can impair nutrient absorption, which over time can cause a range of different, serious conditions.
People can prevent parasites by washing fruits and vegetables well. Also be very careful when handling meat and cook meat thoroughly. Only drink good quality filtered water and wash your hands frequently. Keep your living environment clean. Ensure your pets are kept clean and checked for parasites.Most importantly do a regular colon cleanse to ensure you intestines and colon are parasite free and in a healthy condition.
No one likes to think of parasites living, feeding and excreting inside their bodies, but parasite infestations are very common in modern western societies and researchers estimate around 80 of adults living in North America are infected. If you have the symptoms mentioned above or just feeling unwell you may have a parasite infection. To rid yourself of parasites a through detox and cleansing process is needed.
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