10 Warning Signs Your Body is Full of Parasites and Germs
Having parasites in your body sounds terrifying! You may ask yourself: How is it possible for that to happen?!
You should be careful because everyone is exposed to parasitic infections.
Parasites can cause many troubles, an instant disease as you become infected or need some time to start ruining your life due to the toxins they produce. Some of them need a while before starting causing troubles. They live in your body and actually are feeding on it.
Pinworms, trichinella, tapeworms, hookworms, and labia are some of the types and many of them even lay eggs inside your body, some of them feed on the red blood cells and the food that you person consume.
Probably you are wondering how those parasites could enter your body. So, here is the answer: It is obvious! Through the mouth or through the skin, traveling in areas that have parasite infestations, close contact with infected pets, weaken the immune system and poor hygiene.
This article will probably help you to detect if there is a presence of parasites in your body. These warning signs can indicate the parasites. Here they are:
1. An increase of appetite and weight loss
A combination of increased appetite with weight loss is a sign that a pinworm or a tapeworm are present in the body. Parasites eat the same food you are consuming and that is the reason why you feel hungry more than usual. So, in case you notice this is happening, you should immediately go to the doctor.
2. Feeling fatigue and weakness
What will cause you depression, exhaustion and a feeling of apathy is a weak body. Your body can become weak when there is malabsorption of essential vitamins or minerals, fats, carbohydrates… The intestinal worms are probably feeding on the food you consume. As we already mentioned, they can produce toxins in the body and that is what will make your organs work harder in order to eliminate the waste causing fatigue, a leak of energy and weakness.
3. Abdominal area pain
That bloated feeling and pain is probably a parasite that lives in your upper small intestinal region. It causes inflammation and irritations. The pain in the upper part in your abdomen is caused because the blocked passage of waste products to exit from your body. Parasites are capable of doing exactly that. Hookworms, tapeworms, and roundworms are connected with this type of pain.
4. Chronic digestive problem
When there is inflammation caused by intestinal parasite infestation intestinal lining to the gut is destroyed. That leads to chronical diarrhea. If you consume food wich is high in fiber and is highly alkaline every day, but you still have diarrhea, visit your doctor.
5. Anal itching
Female worms lay eggs at night and it often leads to anal discomfort or itching. A secondary bacterial infection can happen if the area is being scratched because then your skin will be easily broken down. This usually occurs at night and you’ll probably have trouble sleeping. You shouldn’t wait for a period longer than 2 weeks to visit a doctor.
6. Skin issues
Parasites can also cause eczema, hives, rashes or many other forms of allergies. It is happening due to the toxins that are released into the body. Worst part is that they can lead to brittle hair, hair loss or dry skin. If you experience unexplained skin issues immediately visit your doctor.
7. Pain in muscles and joints
Few parasites can invade the soft tissue in your muscles and joints. This can result in irritation and pain. It is usually mistaken for arthritis. System’s response to the toxins that parasites release. so, if you can’t handle the pain visit your doctor immediately.
8. Teeth grinding
The waste and toxins released by some of the parasites in your body can cause anxiety and restlessness. Then bruxism happens during the sleeping time. If you notice teeth grinding in your children, pay a visit to the doctor.
9. Mental distress
Depression, anxiety, mood swing and visual hallucinations may appear during a parasite infestation. Toxins released by the parasites can damage the neurons and neurotransmitters. If you feel depression most of the time or you experience sudden mood changing visit a doctor.
10. Anemia or deficiency of iron
As we mentioned before, parasites are feeding on the same food we consume. It means that they are stealing from your vitamins and minerals such as iron. If there is a slow growth and weight loss in your children take them to the doctor.