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Parasite Infection: A Hidden Cause of Disease and Deterioration

NaturalNewsBlogs| Parasites are organisms that depend on a host for survival. Parasites can have one of three relationships with their host. First there’s mutualism where both the host and the parasite benefit from the relationship. The mutualistic relationship is demonstrated in the vagina where lactobacilli are provided with a warm environment and nutrition in exchange for production of lactic acid, which protects the vagina from overproduction of yeast and colonization of other potentially harmful microbes. The second type of relationship is known as commensalism where there is no apparent harm to the host’s health. For example, there are certain types of staph present on skin that do not cause any harm to health, but are responsible for various body odors. The third type of relationship, known as parasitism, occurs when the host’s… Read More