The people that cautioned you against a parasite cleanse, obviously don't know what a parasite is. Crystal is providing you with good advice. This web site also contains a wealth of information on the subject of parasites. parasites eat off of the bodies cells, your food, vitamins and nutrients. How can that be good for you? The leech is a bloodsucking parasite that was used by doctors years ago to suck out harmful bacteria and prevent infection; however to allow the leech to remain on the human body would have been deadly for the individual. You're doing the right thing. I used a parasite cleansing system called Internal Klenz that had no harmful side effects. I had regular bowel movements with no diarrhea.