The adverse reactions to these thereapies are commonly known as Herxheimer reactions and occur as the body begins the cleansing process. This process frees toxic materials in the bodily systems, and for a short time appears to worsen the symptoms. If a person stays with the therapy through the Herxheimer reaction, there is usually a promising result that follows.
There is little doubt that adult humans are infested with parasites and loaded with toxic materials we are exposed to in daily routines. Methods for reducing parasitism and toxin exposure are invaluable in any recuperative therapy attempted.
I have found oil pulling helpful, yet curious. Others around me have seen things like severe headaches and chronic snoring eliminated, while I have suffered from several Herxheimer situations even though I felt entirely healthy before starting. ...I envision these reactions as eliminating future problems that were building in my body.