How are Parasites transmitted?
How Do Parasites Gain Entrance Into The Body?
- Produce, dairy, undercooked meat (Badly cooked or uncooked foods such as beef, pork, poultry and fish; Some fruit and vegetables can also contain parasites.
- Infected water - Poor water supplies and poor sanitation can transmit parasites.
- From pets - which host numerous parasites; Pets and farm animals are often carriers of parasites.
- From the air - which can carry microscopic parasites and fungi
- From one another - through blood, saliva, semen, through sexual contact, the nose, skin and breast milk; meaning by kissing on the mouth, sex, nursing and child bearing.
- Through transmitting agents such as mosquitoes, fleas and flies.
- From contaminated food.
- In areas where sanitation or sewer systems are lacking or badly maintained, parasites and worms can quickly multiply.
- Parasites can commonly be found in mud pools, stagnant ponds, streams, rivers and other small or large pools of water that has remained there for a while.
- Bad hygiene in toilets and other public places can also be the cause.
Adapted from Article - Reference:Shirley Emmons BSc. (Hons) - Independent Natural and Alternative Health Researcher