Patient Comments: Trichinosis - Treatment

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Comment from: Sister, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: December 01

I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia 17 years ago. I have experienced most of the serious symptoms for trichinosis. My life has been a struggle. I was diagnosed through natural therapies such as muscle testing/kinesiology. When I trace my health right back, strange sensations, etc., had begun happening to me as a 12 year old. I didn't know of anything that could kill of Trichinella till recently. Trichinella does not like the spice cardamom. If you make a tincture of cardamom (half a teaspoon of spice in a 25 ml dropper bottle and top up with a good brandy, shake it 100 times before using) and take 15 drops on your tongue 4 times a day for 2 months, it should see you recovered. I am not there yet, I have a week to go, but boy, I feel great and my body is changing for the better. Nothing to lose and all natural.

Comment from: Brett, 55-64 Male (Caregiver) Published: October 15

I wonder if trichinosis causes kidney failure and diabetes. I remember my mom eating raw pork from a boar that died of old age. She ended up having complete kidney failure about 6 months later, and diabetes. Within a year my mom needed to do a kidney transplant. She was lucky to get one. No diagnosis was ever made.

Comment from: Josh, 45-54 Male (Patient) Published: June 25

For as far back as I can remember I've lived a very uncomfortable life characterized by a stiffened face that hurt the more I spoke. I couldn't smile even when I wanted to and some muscles from the top would seem to involuntary fill my face up such that I felt pain and couldn’t give out appropriate expressions. Then I felt sensations like worms on my face. Then my arm muscles pained. I can't hold my arms up for more than 2 minutes. They would ache! At times my back aches too and even more when I'm excited, e.g., when I'm going to make a presentation before a very important group. When this happens the entire back stiffens and pains a lot and I can barely get my voice out the first few minutes. I wonder if these are symptoms of trichinosis. I've had this for years and just accepted it.

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