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Psoriasis fish treatment – a patient’s account

Deep in the mountains of central Turkey, near the small town of Kangal, lies a healthcare centre with a difference. Clear spring water runs through the site of Balikli. The water is heated from within the earth by volcanic activity and is fortified with minerals, in particular selenium. The water is home to a small species of fish known colloquially as ‘Doctor fish’.
Dermatology in practice 2006; 14(1): 20–20
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