At a recent conference in Washington state Dr. Klinghardt MD PhD shared some thoughts about rope worms. He believes the “rope worm” does not fall into the classic definition of a parasite but more of a biofilm, saying the rope parasite is likely a biofilm community of different organisms that coexist together.
It is the first time in human evolution that our bodies are taxed with so many environmental toxins that are stored in the body and eventually impact our cells. As increased concentration of heavy metals have been found in rope worms extracted from humans, rope worm biofilms are possibly collectors of some of these toxins, helping us to survive our polluted environment.
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