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A case of an infected gum

KAREN BRIDGMAN is a holistic practitioner at Australian Biologics, Sydney.

A 40-year-old woman with an unusual problem came to see me. Basically, she had been very healthy and had been taking active steps to optimise her health. She was on no pharmaceutical medication, ate well, was physically active, riding her bike and walking regularly, and had not had health problems.

This had changed a few months earlier when she went out to lunch with a friend to an Asian restaurant and ate a delicious fish curry. Unexpectedly, halfway

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