Tapeworms in food, more common than you think!

Tapeworms in foodTapeworms in foods are more common than one would assume. Pay attention to the first signs of pathogens!

The tapeworm is one of the parasitic flatworms and causes intestinal infections. Several species of tapeworm, as the pigs, cattle and fish tapeworm using the human intestine as intermediate or final host. A tapeworm can grow up to twelve meters long and cause mild symptoms such as loss of appetite, diarrhea or discomfort in the upper abdomen.

In a cyst formation (cysticercosis) occur and thus more severe neurological symptoms. inflammation of the meninges, and seizures may be the result. The fish tapeworm can also result in a anemia result.