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The defining characteristic of a parasite is an organism that benefits at the expense of another.
In many cases, you could be carrying a parasite without even knowing it! Once parasites have been treated and removed, you can begin to repair the damage that has been done to the gut wall with a daily probiotic, like the Bifidus Power Blend capsules.
Parasites come in many shapes and sizes.
One of the most common parasites to infect human beings is the yeast-like Blastocystis hominis, a single-celled parasitic organism that causes abdominal cramping, bloating, gas, and sometimes anal itching.
The strength of your immune system can determine whether or not you know that you are hosting a parasitic bug.
While it is true that many times one person can harbor a parasite without ever knowing it, another person could be infected with the same parasite and feel completely devastated and fatigued, without ever knowing that a parasitic infection is at the root of a lingering illness.
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If you harbor a parasite, any work you may do to heal your gut will be constantly undermined. This is because parasites often create intestinal inflammation and destroy the intestinal lining of the gut.
If you are eating a highly alkaline diet, ingesting good bacteria and cultured foods on a daily basis, and still experience severe digestive pain, gas, bloating, and fatigue, you may want to consider a parasite cleanse.
This includes depression, anxiety, body aches, headaches, eye aches, visual hallucinations, behavioral changes, and a strange sensation that something is stuck in the head.
The gut is full of both neurons and neurotransmitters, specifically serotonin. It makes up what is known as the enteric nervous system. As we mentioned above, the gut and the brain have a direct relationship, commonly called the gut-brain axis.
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Many times, autoimmune conditions have a relationship to one another. The autoimmune flare-ups that have been documented to be specifically related to parasitic infection are gut and joint related, such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and reactive arthritis. 4,5
Keep in mind that the strength of a person’s immune system and endocrine system largely determines how severely a parasitic infection will affect that individual.
Chronic disease can be troublesome to treat, mainly because it is necessary to find the initial cause of the dysfunction.
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Many times, it's a lack of a strong inner ecosystem, and a lack of good bacteria inside of us, that have much to do with a large amount of us who are infected with parasites today. Some amount of parasites living in the body is considered normal. But most of us have far too many. An untreated parasitic infection can have a huge impact on health, mood, and behavior.
In many cases, a parasite infection will go completely undiagnosed. Yet parasite infections are more common than many people realize. The strength of your immune system will determine whether or not you are vulnerable to a parasite infection.
Here are three red flags that indicate you may be carrying a parasite unknowingly:
If you eat a perfect diet, practice stress management, and still struggle with the issues above, a parasite could be to blame. Please consider help from the Body Ecology Parasite Cleanse.
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