Over 1,500 Health Topics
Browse Health Topics
Ask the Doctor
Q&A with Dr. Greger
News & Articles
Show some love!
Find out More
Watch videos about tapeworms
October 16, 2013
Chronic Headaches and Pork Tapeworms
Chronic headaches such as migraines or “tension” headache symptoms may be a sign of pork tapeworms in the brain.
June 18, 2012
Not So Delusional Parasitosis
Delusional parasitosis is a form of psychosis characterized by the false belief that one is infested with some sort of parasite. It can be triggered by a variety of brain diseases, including...
September 5, 2011
Avoiding Epilepsy Through Diet
Avoiding pork tapeworm parasites (cysticercosis) is not as easy as just avoiding pork.
September 4, 2011
Pork Tapeworms on the Brain
Neurocysticercosis, infection with pork tapeworm larvae brain parasites, is an increasingly serious public health problem in the United States, potentially causing headaches, dizziness, seizures,...
November 20, 2009
Sexually Transmitted Fish Toxin
There are neurotoxins in certain fish that can survive cooking and cause unusual symptoms.
September 12, 2008
Plant-Based Omega-3 Supplements
By choosing algae-based sources of long chain omega-3 fatty acids, one may be able to get the benefits of fish consumption without the risks.
View All Topics
What about Semmelweis and medicine’s shameful handwashing history?
Can hot peppers (capsaicin) cause cancer?
Can hibiscus tea cause coughing?
Is apple cider vinegar good for you?
Nutrition recommendations for acid reflux (GERD), heartburn, and Barrett’s Esophagus?
- All Rights Reserved | In partnership with the
Jesse & Julie Rasch Foundation
Terms of Service