There are over a 1,000 species of parasites that may live in your body, yet tests are available for only approximately 40 to 50 types. So doctors are only testing for about 5% of the parasites and missing 80% of those. This brings the ability to scientifically find parasites down to 1%. Now, if I had a 1% prospect of winning a bet, I don’t think I would take the risk!
A professional Californian coastal fisherman opened my eyes to some of the darker aspects of fishing. On our trip together he hung several hooks over the stern of the boat, catching some small rockfish. Dissecting them on the cutting table he beckoned me over to see that half these rockfish carried parasites in the gills. …
Let’s begin by going back over 150 years. In the 1850’s a devout German doctor named Friederich Kirchenmeister was told about certain trials that were being carried out using parasitic worms. To this young, rural doctor who wrote papers on zoology and administered the local cremation business ‘Die Urne‘, this was indeed a most enjoyable event in his professional career