Neuroscience Journal Confirms Adverse Effects Of Fluoride On Brain Development

Fluoride
Source: NaturalNews.com
J.D. Sarah Landers
July 18, 2016

Fluoride is commonly found in tap water thanks to a process called fluoridation – which the U.S. government has been repeatedly telling us is a safe and effective way to protect teeth from decay, according to Global Research.

But a recent study published in The Lancet, the world’s most renowned medical journal, has actually classified fluoride as a neurotoxin – something which has a negative impact on brain development – alongside other extremely toxic compounds such as arsenic, lead and mercury.

A large number of cities within the U.S. are pumping their drinking water systems full of fluoride, and the government is claiming that there are no health risks to this unnecessary practice.

Why is fluoride added to water?

Fluoride is added to water because of an outdated notion that it prevents dental decay, according to Scientific American. If applied frequently in low concentrations, the U.S. is being led to believe that it increases the rate of growth and size of tooth enamel – which helps to reverse the formation of small cavities.

But, modern studies show that dental decay rates are so low in the U.S. that the effects of water fluoridation cannot actually be measured. This means that the benefit of water fluoridation is not clinically relevant, according to Fluoride Alert.

There are many safer ways to provide fluoride for your teeth if they are deficient. In fact, there is a very easy one time gel treatment that takes only 15 minutes and lasts a lifetime, according to Ye Olde Journalist. Teenagers and young adults that have dental fluoride deficiency can easily be tested – although it is likely that their dentist will have noticed the problem and already suggested ways to improve the condition.

What little benefit fluoridated water might actually provide comes entirely through its topical application – meaning that fluoride does not need to be swallowed to benefit teeth, as reported by Fluoride Alert.

So what are the dangers of drinking fluoride?

Fluoride is an industrial-grade chemical that is commonly contaminated with trace amounts of toxic heavy metals – such as lead, arsenic and radium. These trace elements accumulate in our bodies over time, and are associated with causing cancer, among other health complications, according to Fluoride Alert.

Toothpaste labels commonly contain warnings regarding the dangers of swallowing too much toothpaste at one time; this is due to its fluoride content. Meanwhile, fluoridation isn’t actually a common practice in Europe, with countries such as Austria, Belgium, Finland, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Norway and The Netherlands opting out of adding fluoride to drinking water, according to Alt Health Works.

As noted in the latest study, published in The Lancet, and reported on by Ye Olde Journalist, “A systematic review identified five different similar industrial chemicals as developmental neurotoxicants: lead, methylmercury … arsenic and toluene … Six additional developmental neurotoxicants have also now been identified: manganese, fluoride …” The study notes that neurodevelopmental disabilities, including attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, dyslexia and other cognitive impairments, are now affecting millions of children worldwide – a “pandemic of developmental neurotoxicity.”

Over recent years, more and more people have joined the movement to remove industrial fluoride from the world’s water supply, thanks to an increased awareness of the dangers to human health caused by drinking this toxin for a prolonged period of time. If you are concerned about the amount of fluoride you are putting into your body, you can switch to fluoride-free toothpastes and help spread awareness about the dangers of fluoridation.

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#GoodNewsNextWeek – Kitchen-Based Sharing Economy Cooking Up Change

Source: MediaMonarchy
James Evan Pilato
May 3, 2016

This week on #GoodNewsNextWeek: Romans sick of the corruption and crime cleaned up their own streets; a new startup aims to be the Airbnb of the coming kitchen-based sharing economy; and animals are learning how to dismantle their traps. Notes/Links:

Story #1: Scandal-Plagued Rome Becoming ‘Do It Yourself’ City
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“Don’t concentrate on the finger or you will miss all that heavenly glory.”
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Story #2: Kitchen-Based Sharing Economy Cooking Up Change
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Story #3: Young Gorillas Seen Dismantling Poachers’ Traps For The First Time
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#GoodNewsNextWeek Headlines: Cats At Japan’s ‘Cat Cafes’ Now Allowed to Stay Up Till 10
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33 Abused Circus Lions Flown to New Home In South Africa
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Community Fridge In Somerset UK Offers Free Food For All 🍎
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Oregon Approves First Recreational Marijuana Licenses
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8 Businesses to Open Medical Marijuana Dispensaries in Hawaii
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US House Unanimously Passed Bill Requiring Warrants For Email
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Binney: NSA Is So Overwhelmed With Data, It’s No Longer Effective
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Peruvian Farmer Wins Monumental Battle Against U.S. Mining Giant
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#MorningMonarchy: Peruvian Farmer Wins Monumental Battle Against U.S. Mining Giant
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Researchers Accidentally Make Batteries Last 400 Times Longer
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#MorningMonarchy: Scientists Accidentally Create Batteries That Last A Lifetime
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Playing Music to Babies Helps Brain Development
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