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Stomach Worms—Symptoms and Home Remedies

Updated on October 22, 2017
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Dhannyya is experienced in using home remedies for common ailments.

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. Symptoms of intestinal worms differ in adults, however.

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, headaches, 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.

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 a 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 on an empty stomach. Mix it with warm water and take it. If you are using asafetida powder, take a half teaspoon in warm water. This is very effective. Use asafetida in vegetable dishes and pickles.
  • Eating carrots for breakfast helps eliminate worm infections. Eat grated carrot alone for breakfast for a few days. Do not have tea or other food items other than carrots for breakfast. Continue this for a few days. Stomach worms should wash out of your body.
  • Pineapple juice taken early in the morning on an empty stomach can prevent stomach worms. Take pineapple juice for 10 days. Intestinal worms should 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 should be expelled from the body.
  • Drinking boiled water with salt would also help you get rid of intestinal worms. Put half a teaspoon of salt into boiled water and have it early morning for seven days. Have breakfast only after two hours of drinking this water. This would destroy intestinal worms in your body.

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      anand 2 years ago

      what is the reason for eye twitching.

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      anand 2 years ago

      Thanks for information

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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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      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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      raghav 4 years ago

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

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      LORETTA 4 years ago

      Interesting article and very informative. Thank you so much.

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      dhannyya 4 years ago

      no..stomach worms wont cause bloating

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      Clara 4 years ago

      Does intestinal/ stomach worms cause bloating after meals?

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      sai 5 years ago

      thanks a lot its really useful

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      sunflower 5 years ago

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

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      Nik 5 years ago

      Great Article, nice tips which are easy to follow.

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      dhannyya 5 years ago

      thanks dmop..happy that you found the information useful

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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

      thank you Johnakc for your comment

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      johnakc 5 years ago from New Delhi

      Very nice and informative article..