fluoride

Flouride and the brain: Not a good combo

Thursday, April 03, 2014 by: Sandeep Godiyal
Tags: fluoride, brain health, bone strength

eTrust Pro Certified

Most Viewed Articles
Popular on Facebook
BACK INTO THE CLOSET: Why U.S. reporters are not allowed to write about rainbow events in nations where being gay is still condemned
Depopulation test run? 75% of children who received vaccines in Mexican town now dead or hospitalized
A family destroyed: Six-month-old dies after clinic injects baby with 13 vaccines at once without mother's informed consent
Biologist explains how marijuana causes tumor cells to commit suicide
Companies begin planting microchips under employees' skin
BAM! Chipotle goes 100% non-GMO; flatly rejecting the biotech industry and its toxic food ingredients
ECONOMIC SLAVERY FOR ALL: While we were distracted with the Confederate flag flap, Congress quietly forfeited our entire economic future via fast-track trade authority
NJ cops bust teenagers shoveling snow without a permit
Russia throws down the gauntlet: energy supply to Europe cut off; petrodollar abandoned as currency war escalates
McDonald's in global profit free fall as people everywhere increasingly reject chemically-altered toxic fast food
March Against Monsanto explodes globally... World citizens stage massive protests across 38 countries, 428 cities... mainstream media pretends it never happened
Chemotherapy kills cancer patients faster than no treatment at all
600 strains of an aerosolized thought control vaccine already tested on humans; deployed via air, food and water
Italian court rules mercury and aluminum in vaccines cause autism: US media continues total blackout of medical truth
SCOTUS same-sex marriage decision may have just legalized the concealed carry of loaded firearms across all 50 states, nullifying gun laws everywhere
The 21 curious questions we're never allowed to ask about vaccines
Vicious attack on Dr. Oz actually waged by biotech mafia; plot to destroy Oz launched after episode on glyphosate toxicity went viral
Orthorexia Nervosa - New mental disorder aimed at people who insist on eating a clean diet
Delicious
(NaturalNews) Fluoride, an element that is often naturally occurring in drinking water, is also added to water that contains only trace amounts of the compound. It had been espoused for years as being a solution to the problem of weak bones. In addition to its purported benefits in strengthening bones, fluoride is touted as a key element in fighting tooth decay by making the teeth stronger. This is particularly true in the cases of children.

In addition to being added to many municipal water supplies, fluoride is also added to toothpaste, mouthwashes and vitamins. Fluoride also often occurs naturally in foods, such as fish and tea. In severe cases, a dentist or other medical professional could recommend that prescription fluoride be taken on a regular basis. These prescriptions formulations are available in creams, pastes and tablets.

Fluoride and its dangers

Not everything about increasing the amount of fluoride that children ingest is positive, though. In 1988, Chemical & Engineering News ran an article that detailed the suppression of evidence that fluoride is actually a highly poisonous substance. This report cautioned that the ingestion of fluoride, especially by children, was as poisonous as lead and only slightly less harmful than arsenic. It charges that the United States Health Service has known since the 1950s that the levels of fluoride are cumulative, building up over the years that a person ingests it.

Side effects of fluoride

Numerous studies have shown that fluoride can cause a number of ills. These range from gastrointestinal woes to headaches and feelings of weakness. Individuals who are hypersensitive to its effects are particularly vulnerable. Perhaps most telling of all is a study published in March 1990 in the New England Journal of Medicine which found that treating osteoporosis with fluoride actually increases the fragility of bones and the rate of hip fractures.

Recent studies show chilling effects on children

According to a study released by the United States National Research Council, after analyzing data contained in 27 studies from around the world, researchers determined that the accumulation of fluoride within the bodies of children is associated with reductions in their intelligence. Targeting studies that focus on children living in rural China, researchers found that the results complemented earlier studies. These results showed that the children suffered a toxicity of the neurons at fluoride exposure levels significantly lower than those that can be tolerated by adults.

Some of the effects that repeated exposure to fluoride has on the brain include:

  • increased aluminum uptake
  • reduced lipid content
  • fluoride accumulation in pineal gland
  • hippocampus damage
  • Purkinje cells damage
  • compromised defense systems consisting of antioxidants and more.

Though more studies are needed, current research continues to deliver evidence that calls into question the safety of the continued use of fluoride in drinking water. With children's brains developing at lightning speed, any disruption could prove to be irreparable.

Sources:

http://www.mbschachter.com

http://www.huffingtonpost.com

http://www.hsph.harvard.edu

http://science.naturalnews.com

About the author:
Sandeep has written many health field articles for both Internet and print publication. He currently writing for insurancetips4u.co.


Read More articles from Sandeep:

5 Must-Know Things about Car Insurance


Top 5 Reasons Your Health Insurance Premium Will Rise in 2016


Top 5 Tips for Finding Affordable Health Insurance Policy

Explore more on Fluoride by searching on GoodGopher.com, the search engine for truth seekers.
Join over four million monthly readers. Your privacy is protected. Unsubscribe at any time.
comments powered by Disqus
Take Action: Support NaturalNews.com by linking back to this article from your website

Permalink to this article:

Embed article link: (copy HTML code below):

Reprinting this article:
Non-commercial use OK, cite NaturalNews.com with clickable link.

Follow Natural News on Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, and Pinterest

Colloidal Silver

Advertise with NaturalNews...

Support NaturalNews Sponsors:

Advertise with NaturalNews...

GET SHOW DETAILS
+ a FREE GIFT

Sign up for the FREE Natural News Email Newsletter

Receive breaking news on GMOs, vaccines, fluoride, radiation protection, natural cures, food safety alerts and interviews with the world's top experts on natural health and more.

Join over 7 million monthly readers of NaturalNews.com, the internet's No. 1 natural health news site. (Source: Alexa.com)

Your email address *

Please enter the code you see above*

No Thanks

Already have it and love it!

Natural News supports and helps fund these organizations:

* Required. Once you click submit, we will send you an email asking you to confirm your free registration. Your privacy is assured and your information is kept confidential. You may unsubscribe at anytime.