Friday, 18 September 2015

Doctors List 50 Reasons Why You Must Stop Drinking Fluoridated Water Now

3. The dose of the amount of fluoride consumed is impossible to control if administered through the public water system.

4. Fluoridated water is administered equally to everyone, without regard to age, health or vulnerability.

5. Fluoride is provided in many other sources beside water, including food, salt, dental products, pesticide residues on food, etc.

6. Fluoride is not an essential nutrient that is required by any of the body’s biological processes.

7. Fluoride levels in a nursing mother’s milk are naturally very low, thus bottle-fed babies consuming formula mixed with fluoridated water may be consuming harmful levels.

8. The kidneys of an adult are only able to excrete 50-60% of fluoride ingested each day, resulting in accumulation in the body and bones.

9. No health agency in countries that fluoridate water is monitoring the side effects or results of fluoride exposure.

10. There have been no randomized controlled trials to demonstrate the safety or effectiveness to water fluoridation.

11. Acknowledged by the U.S. Center for Disease Control, the benefit of fluoride is mainly topical, not systemic.

12. Industrialized countries that have rejected water fluoridation have experienced the same decline in childhood dental decay. See graph.

13. The difference between tooth decay among children in fluoridated and non-fluoridated communities in the US is miniscule. See survey.

14. A study funded by the U.S. National Institute of Health found no significant relationship between tooth decay and fluoride intake in children. See study.

15. Tooth decay continues to be high in low-income communities that have had fluoridated water for years.

16. There is no noticeable rise in tooth decay in communities where fluoridation is stopped.

17. The decline in tooth decay started before water fluoridation was introduced. See graph.

18. The studies used to justify water fluoridation have been criticized as “especially rich in fallacies, improper design, invalid use of statistical methods, omissions of contrary data, and just plain muddleheadedness and hebetude.” ~ Dr. Hubert Arnold, Statistician from the University of California at Davis

19. Water fluoridation programs have massively failed to achieve their key objective of lowering dental fluorosis to 10% in children. As of 2014, 41% of American adolescents had dental fluorosis. See graph.

20. Infants consuming baby formula made with fluoridated water have the highest exposure to fluoride, which has been found to be a major risk factor in developing dental fluorosis later in life.

21. Dental fluorosis may be an indicator of wider systemic damage.

22. Evidence exists that fluoride may damage the brain, interfere with brain functions, or lead to neurotoxicity.

23. Multiple studies have reported an association between fluoride exposure and reduced IQ.

24. Other studies have reported an association between fluoride exposure and non-IQ neurotoxic effects.

25. Studies have shown that fluoride accumulates and affects the human pineal gland. See studies.

26. Fluoride exposure affects thyroid function.

27. Fluoride causes arthritic symptoms due to a fluoride-induced bone and joint disease called skeletal fluorosis.

28. Fluoride damages bones.

29. Fluoride may result in an increase in bone fractures, particularly in the hips, in the elderly. Some studies suggest that even low-level exposure may have a detrimental effect on cortical bone density.

30. People with kidney disease are prone to higher accumulation of fluoride in their bones and blood, making them more vulnerable to bone damage.

[Posted at the SpookyWeather blog, September 18th, 2015.]

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