Giardiasis (lambliasis, lambliosis or commonly known as Beaver fever) is a disease of the human digestive apparatus. Especially this infection affects the small intestine and caused by parasite Giardia lamblia. Giardia is an intestinal protozoan parasite Giardia lamblia (or Giardia intestinalis and Giardia duodenalis).
The source of Giardiasis:
- Through tap water;
- eating poorly washed greens and vegetables (or washed under tap water without subsequent heat treatment);
- in violation of the rules of sanitary hygiene, especially in children’s groups.
- infection can be a sick person, contaminated water, food, dirty hands.
- People can get Gardia parasites by swimming in rivers and lakes which are contaminated by Giardia cysts. It is enough to swallow just 10 cysts of giardia intestinalis to become infected.
Giardia symptoms in humans:
The general giardia symptoms in humans (Giardia Lamblia): Diarrhea, stomach cramps, Nausea, bloating, gas, Dehydration, abdominal pain, fatigue, vomiting weight loss.
Giardia in children, the onset of the disease can begin with the appearance of subfebrile or febrile temperature, abdominal pain, nausea, sometimes vomiting, flatulence, and loose stools. At the same time, the abdomen is painful. Babies become restless, scream, sleep is disturbed, symptoms intensify during and after feeding, allergic dermatosis. In dynamics, in the absence of treatment, this can lead to impaired growth and psychoemotional development, frequent colds or allergic diseases, the development of chronic problems of the digestive tract.
Modern medicine offers many antiparasitic drugs for giardiasis treatment, but they all have a serious drawback – they are very toxic. Even the one-time course of these drugs causes Liver mass and Enlarged liver.
So we collected harmless ways of giardiasis treatment which are recommended by doctors parasitologists, including recipes from Dr. OZ. We hope that recommendations will help you to keep your health.