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Intestinal worms or stomach worms in adults, symptoms and home remedies

Updated on September 27, 2012
dark circle under eyes can be caused by intestinal worms
dark circle under eyes can be caused by intestinal worms

Stomach worms in adults

Even though it is children who are more vulnerable to stomach worms or intestinal worms, adults do also get affected by worms. Having undercooked meat or drinking polluted water can cause intestinal worm infection in adults. Consuming uncooked vegetables and fruits without washing properly can also cause stomach worm problem in adults. However symptoms of intestinal worms differ in adults.

Symptoms of intestinal worms in adults

Adults with stomach worms may experience weight loss, bad breath, stomach pain, diarrhea, nausea, sleeplessness, vomiting, heavy appetite, nightmares, headache and dark circles under eyes. We adults, often do not understand that stomach worms are causing these problems. It is better to have some home remedies if you doubt that you have stomach worm infection.

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Home remedies for stomach worms in adults

  • Garlic is the most effective remedy for intestinal worms in adults. Garlic should be eaten raw for better results. Eat garlic with rice, bread or any other food. Eating few cloves of garlic early morning for few days would help you get rid of stomach worms. Garlic would make the environment difficult for worms, and would slowly eliminate them.
  • Asafetida is another remedy for stomach worms. Have asafetida in empty stomach. Mix it with warm water and have. If you are using asafetida powder, have a half teaspoonful in warm water. This is very effective. Use asafetida in vegetable dishes and pickles.
  • Eating carrots for breakfast helps eliminate worm infection. Eat grated carrot alone for breakfast for few days. Do not have tea or other food items other than carrot for break fast. Continue this for few days. Stomach worms will be washed out of your body
  • Pineapple juice taken early morning in empty stomach would save you from stomach worms. Have pineapple juice for 10 days. Intestinal worms would be eliminated
  • Eat pumpkin with seeds for breakfast. It can be eaten raw or cooked. It is more effective if eaten raw. Have this for breakfast (do not eat other foods) for 3 to 4 days. Stomach worms will be expelled from the body.
  • Drinking boiled water with rock salt would also help you get rid of intestinal worms. Put half a teaspoon of rock salt into boiled water and have it early morning for seven days. Have breakfast only after 2 hours of drinking this water. This would destroy intestinal worms in your body.

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      johnakc 5 years ago from New Delhi

      Very nice and informative article..

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      dhannyya 5 years ago

      thank you Johnakc for your comment

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      dmop 5 years ago from Cambridge City, IN

      Good information, I especially like the home remedies, as I don't go to traditional doctors. Voted up and useful.

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      dhannyya 5 years ago

      thanks dmop..happy that you found the information useful

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      Nik 4 years ago

      Great Article, nice tips which are easy to follow.

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      sunflower 4 years ago

      Helo..would just like to know how do they exit the body after using garlic?please

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      sai 4 years ago

      thanks a lot its really useful

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      Clara 4 years ago

      Does intestinal/ stomach worms cause bloating after meals?

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      dhannyya 4 years ago

      no..stomach worms wont cause bloating

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      LORETTA 4 years ago

      Interesting article and very informative. Thank you so much.

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      raghav 4 years ago

      thanks to save my life from worms very important information thanks u a lotttttttt :)

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      mala 4 years ago

      do stomach worms cause abnormal eating habbit ;ole over eating and consuming extra carbs and sugar also many food craving

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      priyanka 3 years ago

      Its really a very excilent tips and also very easy to apply i always take a tablets in every 6 months for stomuch worms but nw i try these tips .. Tnkx for the easy tips.

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      anand 2 years ago

      Thanks for information

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      anand 2 years ago

      what is the reason for eye twitching.

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