Do you love Sushi? How would you like your steak and barbecue done? Is it medium to rare? Wow, asking those questions makes our mouth watering right? But wait! You need to know the ugly truth behind those mouthwatering foods.
We are not aware that consuming those food is not really good for our health because there are particular types of worms that once enter our body they can move throughout our eyes, tissue and even our brain. Sounds gross isn't it?
There was a patient in Addenbrookes Hospital at Cambridge complaining of severe headaches. The patient came back for some test and he was complaining again with another symptoms.
He informed the medical team that he has been to China, Thailand, Japan and South Korea recently, where in numerous cases of parasites were recorded and it is known as Spirometra Erinaceieuropaei. We all know that raw foods are very popular in those countries.
After he was diagnosed of sparganosis, doctors immediately performed an operation because there was no other way to get rid of those parasites and cure the said infection.
Infection caused by parasites, beef tapeworm, pork tapeworm and Asian tapeworm is called Thaeniasis. People can get these parasitic infection by eating raw fish or under-cooked beef or pork.
There was also a recent report that a man with tapeworms told by doctor that he has only 30 minutes to live because the medical team discovered that the tapeworms growing inside his brain has found to be cancerous.
In order for us to avoid getting infected make sure that our food is properly washed and cooked.
Now we have come to know that parasites inside our body is dangerous. So, before we eat our steak, barbecue or raw fish. Think twice and be conscious about the food we take.