Share your personal story

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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, although, if you prefer, the questions can be copied and used 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. If you prefer, it can feature anything that appeals to you.

If you would like help in writing your story, our site editors will gladly assist with 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?
  • Where do you live?
  • How old are you?
  • What was your diagnosis/diagnoses?
  • What was your darkest moment when you were ill?
  • What other treatments did you try before HThelminthic therapy?
  • What did your doctor say about your decision to use HThelminthic therapy?
  • What did your family say about your decision to use HThelminthic therapy?
  • When did you commence 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.)
  • 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 improvements?
  • 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

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