Maggots, Worms: Scary Medicine Goes Mainstream
Offbeat treatments, both old and new, are 'eeek-ing' their way into more common practice.
Worm Eggs Ease Stomach Problems continued...
He says he believes the worm eggs secrete a substance that calms the
overactive immune system response that causes IBD and other autoimmune
disorders like lupus, multiple sclerosis, and psoriasis.
If it makes you queasy, try to get past it. "These worms have been
around for 3 million years," says Summers. "And one-third of the
world's population is walking around with them in their digestive tracts today
and apparently having no problems."