Parasites and man: how not to let yourself be destroyed

Parasites and man: how not to let yourself be destroyed

Unfortunately, none of us is immune from parasites, but if you know the rules of prevention, you can avoid big health troubles. Chief specialist of the Zhetysu district USEC A.A. Kudasbek will tell about it.

According to statistics, almost every person is a carrier of one or another parasite. And if there are too many "uninvited" guests in the body, it can be fatal for the owner. That is why the prevention of parasitic diseases for health is essential. The most frequent outbreaks of parasitic diseases are noted in temperate and tropical climates.

What determines such a high frequency of the disease in different territories?

Scientists have identified several factors that provide a picture of parasitic diseases: climatic, sanitary-epidemic, socio-economic conditions. Due to the fact that there are frequent intercontinental cases of moving, the appearance of parasitic diseases has become more frequent in places where there was not a single case before.

And in the spring, when everything around wakes up and comes to life, the opportunity to pick up such a “charm” greatly increases, because absolutely anywhere you can find a helminth larva or something like that.

Where do parasites live?

Parasites live on almost all objects around us. In fact, such parasites can exist in the human body for a long time, and in the best case, a person will never know about such a presence. But if a person's immunity decreases due to some past illness, nervous stress, the parasites will certainly begin to actively manifest themselves. Manifestations can be of a different nature, up to the occurrence of itching, fever, feeling unwell and digestive problems.

How not to get infected?

Prevention of parasitic diseases is a reliable remedy for such problems. The most common ways for parasites to enter the body is the ingestion of fresh unwashed and unprocessed vegetables and fruits, undercooked or undercooked meat. Beloved pets can, unwittingly, supply us with the eggs of several types of microorganisms that constantly live in their intestines.

How can they get into the microflora while in the host organism?

During feces, the animal can stain the wool, which is subsequently touched by human hands.

When exactly should preventive security measures be taken?

That part of the people who are prone to frequent bouts of allergies know that the peak season of infection occurs in autumn and spring. In addition to frequent parasitic infections in this period, one can distinguish constant exacerbations of stomach and duodenal ulcers, cholecystitis, pancreatitis, gastritis, etc., possibly the cause of exacerbations is an increased number of helminths in the body and their increased reproduction.

Take care of yourself and your loved ones!