The human body is, in fact, a planet in itself; home to many types of micro bacteria, some helpful, some harmful and some even passed down through our DNA from ancient civilizations.
Did you know that 90% of cells in our body are in fact microbes that don’t belong to us!
It’s miraculous, although a little disheartening to think these entities can live on us and inside us, without us, necessarily being aware they are even there. From worms in our digestive system to blood sucking bedbugs, to lice and other even smaller microscopic life forms, it helps to know who or what we are sharing our resources with.
There are typically 90 trillion or so microbes that share our body, usually in harmony but on occasions there is an imbalance, a falling out, and sometimes the relationship gets nasty. Here are some examples.