This mother describes the dramatic effect that the placement of two mercury amalgam filling had on her fifteen year old son KJ…
This certainly is an extreme reaction. Most dental patients with amalgam fillings will have no directly observable reactions, but maybe KJ is actually the luckier person.
Due to the strong reaction his well educated mother had to take drastic actions to save her son. Most other amalgam fillings might sit there for years and years and quietly poison the host without being noticed and connected with ailments that appear over the years.
What comes to mind is the anecdote on how to cook a frog – throw him into boiling water, he will immediate jump out and escape. But put him into cold water and slowly heat up the water to boiling, the frog will not notice the danger he is in and will end up on a plate.
Taking this story to heart might make it possible for many to reconsider the danger of the amalgam fillings they still have and that don’t seem to cause any problems. Maybe they did and still do.
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