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  • Helminthic Therapy Support Group - The flagship discussion group for 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.. Very active, with 3,160 members in Nov 2016.
  • Yahoo Helminthic Therapy Forum - The original 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. forum, with 1,900 members in Nov 2016. Whilst no longer very active, this group is ideal for anyone who doesn't use Facebook, and its archive of 11,000 posts can be read by non-members.
  • Helminthic Therapy Users Discussion - This Facebook group had 1,200 members in Nov 2016, but is no longer very active.

DIYDo-It-Yourself. Literally to bypass the professional and do it yourself. Groups

  • Helminth Incubation Group - This is the pre-eminent venue for discussion about the cultivation of the following organisms:
    NAthe human hookworm, Necator americanus (Necator americanusThe species of human hookworm used in helminthic therapy. Its microscopic larvae are applied periodically to the skin. hookwormsA helminth that lives in the small intestine. Necator americanus (NA) is the only hookworm species used in helminthic therapy. Its microscopic larvae are applied periodically to the skin.)
    TTOthe ova (eggs) of the human whipworm, Trichuris trichiura (Trichuris trichiuraThe human whipworm used in helminthic therapy and taken periodically as microscopic eggs (TTO) in a drink. whipwormsA helminth with a tapering whiplike body that lives in the colon. In helminthic therapy, the microscopic eggs of either the human Trichuris trichiura (TTO) or pig Trichuris suis (TSO) are taken in a drink.)
    HDCHymenolepis diminuta cysticercoids (Hi-men-o-lep'is dim-a-nu-ta sis-ti-sur-koid) - the larval cysts of the rat tapeworm, Hymenolepis diminuta (Hymenolepis diminutaA murine (rat) tapeworm used in helminthic therapy that generally does not mature in humans and is taken as cysticerci (HDC) in a drink every 2 or 3 weeks. tapewormsA helminth with a flat, ribbon-like, segmented body. Only the murine (rat) tapeworm, Hymenolepis diminuta, is used in helminthic therapy and this generally does not reach adulthood in humans so requires regular dosing of HDC.)
    The group's Files section contains a document introducing DIYDo-It-Yourself. Literally to bypass the professional and do it yourself. helminth incubation and other documents explaining both simple and detailed methods for the culture of these three species.
  • Yahoo Hookworm Donors - Yahoo network for sharing hookwormA helminth that lives in the small intestine. Necator americanus (NA) is the only hookworm species used in helminthic therapy. Its microscopic larvae are applied periodically to the skin. eggs and larvaeThe active immature form of an insect, or an animal such as a helminth, which develops from an egg and eventually transforms again into its adult state..
  • Incubating Hookworm - An older Yahoo group for hookwormA helminth that lives in the small intestine. Necator americanus (NA) is the only hookworm species used in helminthic therapy. Its microscopic larvae are applied periodically to the skin. growers, now little used.
  • Incubating Hookworm Larvae - Additional techniques for incubating hookwormsA helminth that lives in the small intestine. Necator americanus (NA) is the only hookworm species used in helminthic therapy. Its microscopic larvae are applied periodically to the skin..
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