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If you are willing to help others by writing an account of your experience with helminthic therapyThe reintroduction to the digestive tract of a controlled number of specially domesticated, mutualistic helminths (intestinal worms) in the form of microscopic eggs or larvae to reconstitute a depleted biome to treat and prevent chronic inflammation, autoimmune disease and other immunological disorders including allergy. - whether this has been a success or not - we offer the list of questions below as a guide to some of the details that readers may find interesting.

The list is not intended to be prescriptive, but simply a guide and aide memoire to help you in preparing your story. However, if you prefer, you can copy the questions and use these as section headings to provide a ready-made framework for your story.

If you can add a photograph, this would enhance your story, but it doesn't have to be a selfie. It can feature anything that appeals to you.

If you would like help in writing your story, our site editors will gladly assist with whatever you need, including proofreading and/or editing.

As an alternative to a written account, you could record your story to video.

Stories in text for publication on this site can be emailed to info$helminthictherapywiki.org (change $ to @) or, if you have a blog and prefer to publish your story there, just send us a link to your blog post. If you produce a video, you can give us the link to this after you have uploaded it to YouTube.

NB. Please remember that success with helminthic therapyThe reintroduction to the digestive tract of a controlled number of specially domesticated, mutualistic helminths (intestinal worms) in the form of microscopic eggs or larvae to reconstitute a depleted biome to treat and prevent chronic inflammation, autoimmune disease and other immunological disorders including allergy. can, in a few cases, be delayed by at much as two years after the first inoculationThe introduction of an infectious agent into an organism. [http://helminthictherapywiki.org/wiki/index.php/Helminth_inoculation Helminth inoculation], so, if you are reporting a failure of the treatment, you should wait until two years after you first inoculated.

Suggested story template

  • What is your name? (Please omit this question if you prefer to protect your privacy.)
  • Where do you live? (Please omit this question if you prefer to protect your privacy.)
  • How old are you?
  • What was your diagnosis/diagnoses?
  • How long had you been ill when you began HThelminthic therapy?
  • What was your darkest moment when you were ill?
  • What other treatments did you try before HThelminthic therapy?
  • When/how long ago did you commence HThelminthic therapy?
  • Did you tell your doctor about your decision to use HThelminthic therapy, and what was her/his response?
  • What did your family say about your decision to use HThelminthic therapy?
  • Which species of helminth have you used?
  • How many doses have you had so far, what size were they, and roughly what dates did you inoculate? (Please give separate details for each species, but omit this question if you can't easily recall these details.)
  • What side effects, if any, did you experience, and at what point in the treatment?
  • How long after your first inoculationThe introduction of an infectious agent into an organism. [http://helminthictherapywiki.org/wiki/index.php/Helminth_inoculation Helminth inoculation] did you start to see an improvement in your health?
  • What percentage better are you today?
  • What are the top 3 things you most enjoy about your life with worms?
  • Do you have any funny stories from your HThelminthic therapy journey?
  • What advice do you have for others to help them deal with scepticism from doctors, friends and family?
  • What advice do you have for someone who is still trying to make a decision about HThelminthic therapy?

Examples of stories by others

The full-length stories that have been written so far are listed here.

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