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Worm treatment for asthmatics

Parasitic worms have been implicated in the prevention of asthma, eczema, inflammatory bowel disease, arthritis and hayfever by distracting the immune system from producing an overreaction to allergies. Without exposure to the usual common bacterial and parasitic pathogens, our bodies become hypersensitized to allergens, resulting in allergic reactions of anaphylaxis, asthma, and the aforemenioned.

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About: Worm treatment for asthmatics

Date: 4 September 2005

Source: Irish Health

URL: http://www.irishhealth.com/?level=4&id=8121

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