Category Archives: helminthic therapy

The context of helminthic therapy and the environmental diseases it can be used to ameliorate

I want to emphasise that I believe what we are doing exists in a much broader, well-established context. The diseases we are trying to work with are all environmental in origin. The hygiene hypothesis essentially says that because we have … Continue reading

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Why acquiring hookworm the old-fashioned way is a baaaad idea

I was asked about a month or more ago to address the topic of acquiring hookworm as I did the first time, and the dangers inherent in doing so. By which I mean going to Cameroon and walking barefoot in … Continue reading

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Part 2: Follow up on progress of “A”

This is, as the title suggests, one in a series of posts, almost entirely derived from emails from her family that they send me periodically to keep us up-to-date. At the end of this post, and in a few minutes … Continue reading

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Recent test results for Jasper Lawrence

I am the primary reservoir for production of doses of hookworm and whipworm for AIT’s version of helminthic therapy, and recently there has been some speculation as to my current status re infection with Hepatitis, HIV, etc. As you can … Continue reading

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What is helminthic therapy?

Helminthic therapy: the reason for this site First, a nit. Helminthic therapy (hell min thick) is the correct term for treatment with helminths, not the term worm therapy (see reasoning here)┬áIt is certainly the term used by scientists and those … Continue reading

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