83- How to Get Rid of Parasites with Shelley Gawith

83- How to Get Rid of Parasites with Shelley Gawith

By Bryan Carroll CFMP, NTP, FAFS

September 12, 2019

When we took our cat to the vet, the vet told us that it is a good idea to deworm our cat. Since our cat spends a lot of time in chicken coops and catching rats, he is exposed to fleas which carry worm eggs.

As we researched more, we found that it is recommended that animals are dewormed every couple of months because of how easy it is to come into contact with worms.

So it got me thinking, why aren't humans told to deworm more often? The only time we ever hear about it is when we go to countries that don't have good sanitation or water sources. However, it is just as easy for us to come into contact with parasites even in our own countries.

Since I knew Shelley Gawith has had near death experiences with parasites and mold, she was the perfect person to chat with in regards to getting rid of parasites.


How Likely Is It To Get a Parasite?

It is estimated that over 50% of people in the US currently have a parasite and they don't even know it. When you take into account all the countries in the world, it is believed that nearly 80% of people have some form of parasite in their body!

Discovering if you have a parasite can be a tricky process. The symptoms vary quite a bit, and can look similar to a normal cold or a chronic condition. And the testing is tough as well since most stool tests can only see parasites if they are still alive in the stool.

In this episode with Shelley Gawith, we talk about different treatment options, and how to discover if you are facing a parasite issue.

What To Expect From This Episode

  • What are parasites, and how common are they
  • Different ways to get parasites
  • Some ways to test for parasites, and the pros and cons of each
  • What treatment options are available for parasites


  • [3:30] Shelley discovered the wellness world due to her own health crisis
  • [11:15] It is amazing at how resilient the human body is, even after being inundated with mold and parasites
  • [12:45] What are some common ways to get parasites
  • [16:45] Animals raised on large farms have lots of worms. Make sure to know who your meat farmers are
  • [18:15] If you have a parasite, you can spread it on to other people
  • [19:15] Parasites can come in all shapes and sizes
  • [21:00] Which parasites are the most commonly found in people
  • [21:45] What are some symptoms that can be expressed if you have parasites
  • [25:45] Are stool tests the best way to test for parasites
  • [28:00] If you can see parasites in the stool, does that mean you have a ton of parasites
  • [29:00] What are the best ways to eradicate parasites from the body
  • [31:45] If I take high doses of garlic to see if I have parasites, will I see things in my toilet
  • [33:00] When using supplements, you need to use high doses to be effective
  • [34:00] For someone who has a lot of health issues, where do you start
  • [38:15] You will need a detailed protocol for after eradicating parasites to rebuild your system
  • [40:00] Using a good probiotic during the rebuild phase greatly improves your microbiome. Here is a great episode to listen to about the microbiome

Resources From This Episode

Some of these resources may contain affiliate links, which provides a small commission to me (at no extra expense to you).

  • Learn more about FungGone, a strong mycotoxin support for mold toxicity- Learn More

Transcript For Episode (Transcripts may not be 100% Accurate)

Learn More About Shelley Gawith

Shelley Gawith is an expert in parasite and mold toxicity, and teaches us steps to remove parasites from the body

Shelley Gawith is an expert in parasite and mold toxicity, and teaches us steps to remove parasites from the body

About the author

Bryan Carroll CFMP, NTP, FAFS

Bryan Carroll is a certified Functional Medicine Practitioner and Movement Therapist who helps the outdoors community to reduce injuries and improve their health so they can get back to exploring nature. His big health crisis from mold exposure taught him the importance of finding the root causes to illnesses so you can take back control of your life. He is also the host of the Summit For Wellness Podcast.

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