The number and variety of parasites that can live in the human body for a long time and multiply without "exposing" themselves in any way is simply enormous. They are very small, invisible to the human eye and can grow to several meters in length. InIn the vast majority of cases, people don't even know what "uninvited guests" have visited their bodies.
Parasites in the human body can live for years and, with their existence, cause irreparable damage to it.
types of parasites
Currently, medical science knows about 250 species of parasites that live in the human body and develop there very successfully.
These include lice, face and itch mites, toxoplasma, fungi, viruses and microbes. All these parasites can be waiting for you at every corner, so you need to be extremely careful and careful.
If a person is asked to name the parasites known to him that live in the body, most likely he will name helminths. The most common way we hear about them and encounter them is when we pass the next inspection.
There is a special branch of medical science called parasitology that deals with the study and finding of ways to deal with advanced species of pests.
- Helminths are well-known worms or worms, which, with their vital activity, cause metabolic disorders and inhibition of the normal intestinal microflora. In addition, they disrupt the absorption of vitamins and increase the likelihood of tumor formation;
- Roundworms - are the cause of the development of a whole complex of diseases of the gallbladder, intestines and lungs;
- Pinworms - affect the intestines, disrupt its work;
- Lamblia - adversely affect the liver.
Also frequent guests of the human body are toxoplasma, chlamydia and trichomonas, which adversely affect the state of health and provoke the development of various, sometimes incurable, diseases. Most of us never think about what parasites might be present in the human body, what symptoms indicate their presence.
When they invade human life support systems, pests begin to evolve and multiply. Over the course of their lives, they release toxins that disrupt the functioning of internal systems. In addition, allergic reactions often develop, immunity is weakened, and the course of chronic diseases is aggravated.
Unfortunately, they simply ignore the presence of signs of the presence of parasites in the human body, which is due to the manifestations of certain diseases.
The most common and most frequently encountered symptoms of the presence of "strangers" in the human body are:
- Regular diarrhea or constipation;
- Poor skin condition, rashes on the face and other parts of the body;
- Constant irritation and heaviness in the stomach, digestive problems;
- pain in the joints, cramps and pain in the leg muscles;
- Development of disorders in the work of the central nervous and cardiovascular systems (acute phase of the disease);
- Uncontrolled and unjustified jumps in body weight;
- Insomnia, constant feeling of weakness and fatigue.
Often the immune system "sees" "uninvited guests" and does not recognize them in any way, making it simply impossible to detect the signs of their presence without laboratory testing.
Sources and routes of infection
Contrary to popular belief that only those who do not pay attention to the cleanliness of their hands can become infected with various worms and fungi, even the most inveterate cleaners and reinsurers can "collect" them.
The main routes of infection are:
- Food - through dirty hands, contaminated food or water;
- Contact household - from pets, infected family members to household items;
- Transmissible - through the bites of blood-sucking insects;
- Percutaneous - in which the penetration of the larva occurs through the mucous membranes or skin.
It is very easy to get infected, but it can be very difficult to rid the body of it. Sometimes even treatment with the latest drugs takes a lot of time. Therefore, in order to minimize the risk of infection with these "pests", it is necessary to study and clearly follow the useful advice of doctors: wash hands, vegetables and fruits thoroughly, eat meat and fish only after heat treatment, etc .
Methods for diagnosing the presence of "guests" are constantly being improved, new, more accurate ones are being developed.
The most important and commonly used methods include:
- Analysis of feces for worm eggs is the most common method used in all clinics. However, its accuracy does not exceed 17%.
- The histological co-program is a modern method to examine thin stool sections with powerful microscopes. This method allows you to most clearly and accurately distinguish eggs and larvae, as well as fragments of helminth bodies.
- serological method - determination of the presence of antibodies and antigens to various parasites by a blood test. This method is effective only in the later stages of infection, the effectiveness is no more than 60%;
- Hemoscanning - Scanning a fresh drop of blood at 2000x magnification. The method allows you to determine the presence of fungal, yeast or bacterial flora, assess the condition of blood elements and detect parasite larvae.
To ensure that not a single parasite slips by and is definitely detected, it is usually prescribed to go through all diagnostic methods.
Cleansing and treatment of the body
After learning so much about the fact that we are in danger at almost every step and that almost all people are infected with one microorganism or another, any sane person asks the question "How to cleanse the body of parasites"?
Most of the currently existing medical methods of cleansing the body are based on taking drugs that create living conditions unsuitable for the life of parasites. The course of treatment is quite long, so you need to be patient, it can be delayed from 30 days to a year.
All existing anthelmintic drugs, with the help of which the body is cleansed of parasites, are conditionally divided into the following groups:
- Synthesized chemical preparations offer the highest treatment efficiency and provide the fastest result. They are not only toxic to parasites, but also to the host organism. In addition, many types of helminths and other pests adapt very well and become impervious to the effects of drugs.
- Substances of natural origin are plant extracts and various herbal preparations. Constant intake of these drugs leads to an accumulation of plant components that are unbearable to the "guests", causing them to leave the body. They are harmless to humans, they do not become addictive;
- Homeopathic remedies - The results of treatment with these medicines depend largely on the doctor's qualifications and his ability to select the medicine. Treatment is very lengthy and requires strict adherence to the medication regimen.
Only a doctor can decide which preparations are used to cleanse the body of parasites. Three months after the end of treatment, it is recommended to repeat all tests and preventively drink another 10-15 days of the drug taken earlier during treatment.