Parasitic worms – the unwanted cohabitants of our organism

Parasitic worms are worm-like organisms, living in and feeding on hosts, receiving nourishment and protection while disrupting the hosts‘ nutrient absorption. Parasitic worms can live inside humans and other animals. Once inside the body, they can cause a large variety of diseases which, depending on the state of the host’s immune system, can range from […]

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On Dezember 23, 2012, posted in: infections, parasites by

Candida Krusei – a pathogenic yeast

Candida Krusei is a budding yeast and a subspecies of the Candida Alibcans fungi, about which we wrote in the preceding blog article. Candida Krusei can populate a variety of living environments. It can be found in food products, ground soil and waste water. It is mostly people with a weakened immune system who are […]

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On November 27, 2012, posted in: fungal, infections by

Candida Albicans – symptoms and methods of treatment

Candida Albicans is an opportunistic fungus. It is a normal part of the gastrointestinal flora, present in 75% of the human population with no harmful effects, as it is in balance with other bacteria. The trouble begins when there is some change in the body that throws our organism off balance. A weakened immune system […]

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On November 27, 2012, posted in: fungal, infections by

Mycoses – the invisible „enemies“ of our organism

Many people suffer from fungal infections, mostly without even knowing it. If a mycosis remains undetected, and therefore untreated, the fungus can spread uninterruptedly throughout the organism. Among the most common mycoses are athlete’s foot and fungal infections of the nails and of the skin. But fungal infections don’t only appear on the visible parts […]

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On November 18, 2012, posted in: fungal, infections by