Thursday, December 11, 2014

10 Facts About Water Fluoridation That You Need to Know

But according to a 500-page scientific review,6 fluoride is an endocrine disruptor that can affect your bones, brain, thyroid gland, pineal gland and even your blood sugar levels. At present, 42 human studies7 have linked moderately high fluoride exposures with reduced intelligence, and over 100 animal studies have shown that fluoride exposure can cause brain damage.
Most striking among these are 30 (out of a total of 32 investigations) that have shown that fluoride lowered the ability of animals to learn and remember. Studies have also demonstrated that fluoride toxicity, caused by overexposure, can lead to a wide variety of health problems, including:
Increased lead absorptionDisrupts synthesis of collagenHyperactivity and/or lethargyMuscle disorders
Thyroid diseaseArthritisBrain damage, lowered IQ, and dementiaSkeletal fluorosis and bone fractures
Lowered thyroid functionBone cancer(osteosarcoma)Inactivates 62 enzymes and inhibits more than 100Inhibited formation of antibodies
Genetic damage and cell deathIncreased tumor and cancer rateDisrupted immune systemDamaged sperm and increased infertility
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