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What health problems can parasites cause?

Living in the United States, we don’t often think about parasites, but you don’t have to leave the country in order to get them. Millions of Americans are unknowingly living with chronic parasitic infections. Parasites can be the cause of many common health problems. In addition to digestive problems, chronic parasitic infections can cause irritability, chronic fatigue, acne, rashes, sleep problems, anemia, muscle cramps, teeth grinding, post nasal drip, allergies, poor concentration, and headaches.

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