Parasitosis is one of the most common diseases that occur at any age, regardless of gender. The infection is especially common in children during the warm season. The risk group also includes people who come into contact with stray animals and do not follow the rules of personal hygiene.
Initially, helminths are found in the gastrointestinal tract, and when they form, worms can penetrate the intestinal mucosa into the liver, lungs and even the brain, moving through the circulatory system.
The presence of parasites will be indicated by several main symptoms of infection, but there are also distant signs as a result of the activity of worms. An infected person can develop diseases that are not related to the gastrointestinal tract.
- active weight loss, while appetite only improves, the person eats a lot;
- fatigue, apathy, causeless irritability;
- problems with memory and concentration, distraction;
- muscle weakness and pain.
There are various helminths that can cause other diseases. For example, giardia provokes problems with the digestive tract, swine tapeworm gives a sharp weight loss, roundworms lead to allergic reactions and even bronchial asthma. Worms transmitted by cats (liver fluke) give symptoms such as liver pain, fever.
Important!Helminth infection is especially dangerous for the child's body, as the child still has a weak immune system and they multiply and spread in the body quite quickly.
It is important to take into account the fact that the child's stomach is smaller, but the worms grow in the same way, because there is a strong stretching of the organ, they can completely occupy it, which has extremely unpleasant consequences.
In a child helminthiasis will be indicated by poor sleep, irritability, loss of appetite(when worms fill the stomach), fatigue, indigestion. These are typical signs of roundworms or giardia in a child's body.
An adult's body already has a set of enzymes that partially protect against infection. They are in the mouth, which becomes a significant barrier to the penetration of larvae.
Worth to know!Patients develop a severe allergic reaction in response to infection.
Worms negatively affect the immune system, reduce the defense mechanism, impair the function of the liver and the entire digestive tract. The infected person becomes susceptible to various seasonal infectious diseases, colds, flu and others. The treatment of these pathologies now requires more effort and a long time.
There is a division of parasites into species, there are intestinal and extraintestinal. The former enter the gastrointestinal tract and multiply there, while the extraintestinal ones spread to the muscles, liver, heart, lungs, skin and other organs. The latter are very dangerous, as they can get anywhere with the bloodstream, disrupting the functioning of any organ.
Roundworms, pinworms, toxocara (intestinal) give the following manifestations:
- allergic rash, acne, acne on the face and whole body;
- brittle hair and nails;
- the appearance of papillomas, different types of warts;
- seborrhea and roughening of the skin.
Protruding papillomas often begin to appear in people with helminths on the body. Other manifestations of infection include progressive weight loss, bad taste and bad breath. The patient begins to sleep anxiously, wakes up in the middle of the night.
In severe cases, worms can provoke cardiovascular disease, benign and malignant tumors.They can provoke seizures of epilepsy, symptoms of diabetes. Gnashing of teeth may be observed at night, but this does not prove the presence of the disease.
Attention!The human liver is particularly negatively affected by hepatic methyl, which leads to a strong inflammatory process in the body. Infection occurs obstruction of the liver canal, which at the same time adversely affects the vascular system.
It is dangerous that in the initial stages the disease may not manifest itself in any way, but when its pathogens grow, a clear clinical picture of the disease is already visible. Quite often a person turns to the wrong specialist, because worms cause various pathologies, which hides the real cause of the disease.
Hepatic methyl may cause the following symptoms:
- high body temperature up to 39 degrees;
- dermatological manifestations in the form of rash, redness of the skin;
- epigastric pain;
- there is an increase in the liver when the organ is felt;
- dyspeptic manifestations, diarrhea followed by constipation.
Without treatment, a person's condition gradually worsens, symptoms increase and dangerous signs of a serious infection appear. The patient develops insomnia, irritability, nervousness, unjustified loss of strength. There is also severe pain in the abdomen and back, biliary colic. Often the infection is accompanied by such a manifestation as the formation of cysts on the internal organs.
The most common set of signs of infection:
- bowel dysfunction on the background of large helminths, which can lead to obstruction;
- constipation, which results from obstruction of certain parts of the intestine;
- diarrhea, which occurs when helminths eliminate substances such as chloride and sodium until they leave the body with feces;
- bloating, soreness due to the accumulation of worms in the upper intestine;
- itching in the anus, nocturnal tremor is a mandatory symptom of pinworm infection.
Treatment with folk remedies
Prescriptions for alternative medicine have no guarantee of quality, but have been tested for years and by millions of people who have encountered a problem. Home remedies are aimed primarily at improving a person's general condition and only then at eliminating the cause of the disease, if possible.
It is important to rememberthat any folk remedy can adversely affect health and further aggravate the existing disease, therefore before treatment it is necessary to consult a doctor.
Traditional medicine recommends starting treatment with a change in diet, which is confirmed by doctors. It is necessary to increase the amount of foods such as pomegranate, black pepper, garlic, onion, grapefruit, pumpkin seeds and apple cider vinegar in the diet.
Prescriptions of traditional medicine are effective in the early period of infection, when the spread of helminths in the body has not yet occurred. It should also be noted that starvation is not a cure, so you can not get rid of parasites, but you can get to the point of exhaustion of the body, which can no longer cope with worms.
To get rid of worms, pharmaceuticals should be used in conjunction with folk remedies.There are so-called anthelmintic products that should be considered as treatment and prevention.
Effective traditional medicine:
- Aloe vera- the plant promotes peristalsis, a natural antibacterial agent, destroys allergens;
- Anise- together with a laxative, will help relieve intestinal spasm, for cooking you need 3 teaspoons of the plant, pour 150 ml of boiling water and leave for 20 minutes;
- Angelica- The plant eliminates muscle pain, but the drug is contraindicated for pregnant women and people with diabetes;
- Barberry- for cooking, you need to brew 3 grams of root or 2 teaspoons of fruit in 150 ml of water, cook for 15 minutes, then drink 2 times a day;
- Baking soda- you need to dissolve a quarter teaspoon in water and drink before bedtime;
- Elecampaneis a natural digestive stimulant that helps deal with indigestion.
For treatment is effective and the use of cat's claw, capsicum, coconut, calendula. Carrots, for example, are an affordable method of removing pinworms in young children. You should eat some grated carrots every day on an empty stomach.
But garlic is the most effective and well-known anthelmintic. Destroys more than 20 species of parasites. For therapeutic effect it is enough to eat a clove of garlic during a meal.
Troychatka includes several components that actively fight helminths. These are walnut, wormwood, cloves.
The cloves should be finely chopped. From the walnuts you will need the green shell of a young plant. It is necessary to grind the product (about 15 pieces) and pour 0, 5 liters of alcohol. Insist for a month. Wormwood for cooking should be dried, then cut in a blender.
Clove seeds boost immunity and kill worms. On the first day you should take 1/5 teaspoon, then increase the dose to 2/5, from the third day you should use a full spoon.
Wormwood powder should be consumed on the first day 1 pinch, washed down with plenty of water. In the following days the dose is increased by 1 pinch.
Nut tincture should be consumed on the first day in an amount of 1 drop per 100 ml of water, after which the dose is increased by 1 drop daily.
The approximate course of treatment is 14 days.
When choosing a treatment, it is important to remember that without a change in diet, the process can be slowed down. To get rid of worms, you need to take a comprehensive approach, using folk recipes, pharmaceutical products and diet.