The topic of how to remove parasites from the human body does not cease to be relevant.
According to WHO statistics, about five billion people in the world are infected with parasites, most of them children.
The reasons for mass infection with worms are underestimation of the problem, poor education of the population, low quality of diagnosis and treatment of patients from worms.
Knowing the main ways of infection with parasites, a person has a chance to provide protection to his body and stay healthy.
Symptoms of helminthic invasion in humans
Different types of worms can inhabit the human body, so the symptoms of infection are always different.
Worms are skillfully disguised in internal organs, manifesting themselves only by causing trouble in the form of:
- stool disorders;
- stagnation of bile;
- irritable bowel syndrome;
- joint and muscle pain;
- allergic reactions;
- the body's predisposition to obesity;
- sleep disorders and nervousness;
- chronic fatigue syndrome;
- airway inflammation;
- decrease in the body's immunity;
Most often, such diseases do not heal for a long time and become chronic. Stool disorders in the form of constipation cause large worms.
In the process of vital activity, worms block individual organs, and if no action is taken to improve the health of the body, then over time, mechanical closure of the intestinal lumen and bile ducts may occur.
As a result, the peristalsis of the digestive organ will deteriorate, leading to rare and difficult bowel movements.
The cause of diarrhea is, as a rule, the simplest parasites - as a result of their vital activity hormone-like substances are produced that provoke frequent watery bowel movements.
Therefore, diarrhea should not be considered only the result of malnutrition: if diarrhea or constipation is accompanied by gas and bloating, then this symptom may indicate infection with helminthic invasion.
Usually this condition lasts for many years, until a person gets rid of the worms from his body.
Worms affect not only the functioning of the digestive organs, but the entire body as a whole.
Thus, with pain in joints and muscles, it makes sense to think about the presence of worms in the body.
Worms, penetrating into the human body, choose the most convenient places for the purpose of further life.
Parasites can lodge in joint fluid and muscles, causing a person to experience pain that can be mistaken for symptoms of arthritis.
It is impossible to guess that these worms injure the tissues in which they have settled, at least until tangible harm is done to the body and the patient does not pass the necessary tests.
The waste products of worms are toxins that trigger an immune response, namely:
- growth of eosinophils (play the role of protective cells in the blood);
- increased level of immunoglobulin E.
In the first case, inflammation of body tissues occurs, which is the result of an allergic reaction. Increases allergy second point.
It is worms that can cause atopic dermatitis, rash, eczema and simple skin diseases.
If the inflammatory phenomena on the skin do not go away for a long time, then it makes sense for a person to check for the possibility of infection with worms such as lamblia and opisthorchias.
Medicines for worms
Elimination of worms from the body in children and adults today is quite successfully performed medically.
Having discovered symptoms of helminthic invasion in oneself or in a child, it is recommended to consult a doctor for an accurate and definitive diagnosis.
The specialist will prescribe anthelmintic treatment and tell you how to remove parasites from the body with their help.
And yet you need to understand that for the complete recovery of a person poisoned with parasites, it is necessary to undergo complex therapy.
Medicines for worms are usually divided into drugs that can rid the body of several types of parasites (cestodes, trematodes and nematodes), and drugs with a wide spectrum of action.
Anthelmintic therapy is most often carried out at home, with the exception of complicated types of intoxication that require hospitalization of the patient.
It is necessary to remove worms from the body of a child and an adult independently, using a medicine prescribed by a doctor, strictly following the scheme prescribed in the instructions.
It is not recommended to increase or decrease the number of tablets. If parasites react to a reduced dose of the drug by changing the habitat in the body, then with an increase in the number of tablets from worms, a person is threatened with severe poisoning.
Preparations for worms differ from each other in the principle of influence on the pathological organism. Some drugs block nerve impulses in the muscles of the parasites, thereby causing their paralysis, while others do not allow the worms to feed on glucose, because of which they die.
There are drugs whose constituent components disrupt the intestinal worms, which leads to the death of pathological organisms.
A certain group of drugs can have a complex effect on parasites living in the human body, which affects the ability of worms to move and the biochemical processes occurring in their cells.
If any anthelmintic agent can be prescribed for the treatment of an adult infected with worms, then it is better to use other medicines for worms in children.
Medicines for worms are produced in the form of tablets and suspensions, with their help, children can be treated starting from the age of three.
Folk recipes for worms
The fact of infection with worms is considered shameful for many, so not all people turn to doctors for help, but begin to recover from parasites using folk remedies.
But the fastest way to cope with the worms inhabiting the human body, allows complex therapy.
Therefore, if possible, it is better to immediately use both medication and alternative treatment.
Since worms cannot tolerate high temperatures, the treatment of parasites at home must be performed using hot foods (pepper, garlic, horseradish, and so on).
Herbs, pumpkin seeds, walnut kernels and plant essential oils are among centuries-proven folk remedies for worms.
The course of treatment of the body from parasites with folk remedies usually lasts about two weeks, after a certain period of time it is repeated.
The most accessible and popular are folk recipes for worms based on onions and garlic. Burning medicines prepared from them cope with anal itching, remove worms from the intestines and disinfect it.
The following two recipes can be used to treat worms in both a child and an adult:
- take five cloves of garlic, chop with a garlic. Boil in a glass of boiling milk for about 15 minutes, over low heat. Let the broth brew, then filter. The medicine for worms is taken throughout the day;
- in the evening, chop a small onion with a knife, pour a glass of boiling water. In the morning, strain the infusion and drink, but always on an empty stomach.
The first and second procedures must be repeated every day for two weeks.
Fruits, leaves and roots of plants, and even bark help quickly remove parasites from the body at home in both a child and an adult.
In their list, wormwood, medicinal chamomile, elecampane root, buckthorn bark, St. John's wort and mint.
Wormwood infusion will help to cure worms in an older child.
For this purpose, you need to steam a large spoonful of dry plant leaves in a glass of boiling water, after the grass settles to the bottom and the water acquires a brownish-green color, the prepared medicine must be filtered.
Worm infusion is taken 30 minutes before meals 3 times a day.
In the above recipe, you can replace bitter wormwood with tansy flowers, but you need to cook such an infusion for worms for four hours. The dosage also changes: the medicine must be taken four times a day, in a tablespoon.
There is not always time to prepare decoctions that cleanse the body, so you can take care of the supply of dried medicinal preparations from worms in advance.
An effective blend made with flax seeds, wormwood leaves and cloves. These ingredients are taken in equal parts and mixed with each other, then grind in a coffee grinder. Take half a teaspoon after meals.
Another way to cure worms in a child is carrot juice. The kid will have to drink 200 ml of fresh vegetable every day on an empty stomach for two weeks.
Diet for helminthic invasion
The process of treating worms requires an infected person to follow a diet.
The principle of improving the diet of a child and an adult comes down to adding products with antiparasitic properties to the menu - these include raw cabbage, carrots, garlic and onions.
In addition, dietary meals must include foods that are a source of fiber, such as beets, which can be used to make juice or salad.
The main rule of a therapeutic diet is to refuse fatty and meaty foods - this means that the patient will have to give up even dietary meat and fish. During this period, the use of yoghurts and kefir is encouraged.
Diet for worms in a child and an adult is different. During the treatment of helminthic infestation, children are advised to give more yoghurts with berry and fruit fillers.
But the most important nutritional advice for a child concerns limiting sweets. During this period, all sweets are canceled and children are not given carbonated drinks.
Be sure to drink about 200 ml of garlic-milk broth every night before bed.
Before bed, you can feed your baby pumpkin seeds. They contain a unique substance - cucurbitin, which has the ability to heal the human body from various types of worms.
In addition, pumpkin seeds are endowed with a laxative effect, due to which the affected parasites will quickly leave the child's body.
If worms are found in the liver, then it is better to consult your doctor about which of the foods is best to introduce into the menu.
As a rule, this is corn porridge, rice broth, pumpkin porridge, fruits, berries and vegetables.
Diet food for worms in an adult can be formed in compliance with the following rules:
- drink a teaspoon of flaxseed oil daily on an empty stomach;
- in the first week of treatment, it is advisable to follow a fruit and vegetable diet;
- breakfast should consist of fruits such as pineapple, watermelon, strawberry or grapefruit;
- be sure to use kefir or yoghurts on the days of treatment of the body for worms;
- For a healthy snack that should be repeated between meals, you can use blackberries, peeled lemons, or pomegranates;
- For lunch and dinner, it is recommended to eat vegetable salads.
Worms do not like bell peppers, turnips, radishes and cabbage - these foods should be eaten raw.
Do not forget about dressing dishes with hot spices, garlic, mustard. Hot spices and all types of greens help well in the fight against worms.
After the course of treatment of the body for worms has been left behind, other foods can be introduced into the diet - with the exception of foods containing sugar.
Before eating, meat and fish must be fried well, especially this rule should not be neglected when it comes to feeding a child.