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Here are some facts that are still unknown to the greater population on sodium fluoride: It's a hazardous waste by-product of the nuclear, fertilizer and aluminium industries. It was used by the Nazis to render prisoners more docile.
It was used as an active toxin in rat poison and commercial insecticide (particularly for cockroaches).
It is one of the primary ingredients found in Prozac, Sarin nerve gas, anaesthetic and in hypnotic, psychiatric and anti-depressant drugs, and to some extent in vaccinations.
It was banned by China when it was found to slow down children's learning. It shortens the human life span by a premature aging process.
It has alarmed numerous scientists, dentists and medical professionals after research has shown it causes osteoporosis, bone cancer, Alzheimer's and other diseases.
It causes poisoning of the central nervous system especially the How safe is flouride for mum, baby and family? DR NOR ASHIKIN MOHKTAR It causes neuropathology and behavioural deficits as stated by Phyllis Mullenix, PhD international authority on toxicology.
writes about the risks from a chemical added to our water It causes dental fluorosis, a discoloration of teeth caused by ingestion of excess fluoride during childhood and which is THE facts: 98 per cent of Europe has abandoned the practice now reaching near-epidemic proportions in the U.S. and other of adding fluoride to water since 2002. Two decades ago, parents in the United States began noticing the word ‘poison' on their toothpaste tubes.
It causes skeletal fluorosis, a debilitating condition that occurs when fluoride accumulates in bones, making them extremely The reason: US drug regulators were beginning to doubt weak and brittle. In parts of China, India and Turkey where the safety of fluoride, particularly to children, and demanded water is naturally high in fluoride, residents tend to age early warnings on the labels.
and die before the age of 50, weak, arthritic and hunched over.
Sodium fluoride (industrial grade hexafluorosilicic acid or The US Environmental Protection Agency classified fluoride as soluble fluorosilicate salts or hexafluorosilicic acid fumes) is a more toxic than lead but less toxic than arsenic. man-made chemical that is highly toxic. It is found not only in drinking water, but also in toothpaste as well as in most The US Akron Regional Poison Centre indicates that a 7-ounce beverages and processed foods. Since the 1940's, fluoride has tube of toothpaste contains 199 mg of fluoride, more than been marketed as an excellent water additive to stop tooth enough to kill a 25-pound child.
decay. Fluoride is now a multi billion-dollar business. To this day there is still no proof that fluoride stops tooth decay and, Our water supply has one part per million (ppm) fluoride. in fact, after studying 26,000 school children with fluoride Toothpaste, typically, contains 1,500 ppm. exposure in 1992, Professor Emeritus Cornelius Steelink from the University of Arizona found the more fluoride a child takes, the more cavities appear! For decades, anti-fluoride activists have blamed fluoride (which years. What happens in another 50 years, when these people is only slightly less poisonous than arsenic) for a variety of have been adding this poison to their bones for 85 years? problems, including osteoporosis, bone cancer, kidney problems, arthritis, genetic damage and birth defects, premature aging, Dr Robert Verkerk, executive director of the Alliance for Natural lowered intelligence, and Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder.
Health said: "Fluorides are extremely reactive molecules which On Nov 9 2006, this directive was issued by an unlikely source: have been shown to cause considerable harm in biological the American Dental Association (ADA). The question is, does systems. They continue to be used by health authorities for your drinking water contain added fluoride? If so, keep it away a specific medicinal purpose, namely the treatment and from infants under the age of one. At the same time, it is also prevention of dental caries, yet they have never been subjected necessary to warn mothers of using fluoridated water to mix to the full risk/benefit analysis which is required in order to their powdered baby formula. bring other drugs to the market. Drinking water medicated with fluoride clearly amounts to government-sponsored use The ADA issued this advice because babies exposed to of an unlicensed drug." fluoridated water are at high risk for developing dental fluorosis − a defect of the teeth which can result in staining Dr Hardy Limeback (leading Canadian Fluoride Authority) said and even corrosion of the enamel.
"almost all the beverages we drink (beer, pop, juice) are made with fluoridated water. Fish and other foods also contain fluoride. Last October the Food and Drug Administration stated that Many of the vegetables we eat are fertilized with compounds fluoridated water marketed to infants cannot claim to reduce containing fluoride; they are irrigated with, and washed and the risk of cavities.
cooked in, fluoridated water. So we are getting far more fluoride than it appears." Dental fluorosis is not the only risk stemming from a baby's exposure to fluoride. In the same week that ADA issued its And, considering safe fluoride levels in terms of concentrations advisory, an article in the British journal, The Lancet, reported (parts per million) is a dubious practice, since at least half the that fluoride may damage a child's developing brain. The Lancet fluoride we ingest fuses with bones and teeth and never leaves review described fluoride, along with the rocket fuel additive perchlorate, as an "emerging neurotoxic substance" due to evidence linking fluoride to lower IQs in children, and brain Therefore, even with a big one-time dose of fluoride, it can damage in animals.
kill - as happened to a New York boy during a fluoride treatment and to people in Alaska when too much fluoride was accidentally "Newborn babies have undeveloped brains, and exposure to added to the water – so it is the cumulative effect we should be fluoride, a suspected neurotoxin, should be avoided," notes most worried about.
Hardy Limeback, a member of a 2006 National Research Council panel on fluoride toxicity, and former President of the Canadian This is the substance they are putting into our water supply and Association of Dental Research.
the things we consume on a daily basis.
Fluoride is linked with other health problems as well, including Pregnancy is a time when mothers have to be extremely extra weakened bones, reduced thyroid activity, and possibly, bone careful with the water they drink, the food they eat and the cancer in boys, according to a recent report from a team of products they use as they may directly or indirectly affect the Harvard scientists, the US National Research Council and other growth and development of the fetus.
recent studies.
Check the labels for the food you buy, the water you drink or Although there are numerous studies suggesting links between the toothpaste you use for fluoride content. Make sure it is fluoride and various illnesses, pro-fluoridationists have always free of flouride. Ensure what is safe for mummy is safe for contended - correctly - that the exact effects of long-term baby and the family too. ■ fluoridation on our bodies have not been established beyond a shadow of a doubt.
Datuk Dr Nor Ashikin Mokhtar is a Fellow of the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists of London and was the associate partner to the late These people haven't done any studies to find out what effect Dr Yeo Oon Hock, the founder of Pantai Medical Centre. She has looked after more than ten thousand women and has delivered no less than 3000 babies. fluoride accumulation will have at current levels. Thus, how can She is also the Founder and Executive Chairman of Primanora Medical Centre, they say it's safe when the studies haven't been done? Right a one-stop medical specialist centre that looks after the needs of the women now, we have people who have been ingesting fluoride for 35 and family throughout their lifespan.
*This article appeared in My Chid Malaysia Magazine April/May 2009 issue and is reprinted with permission of My Child Malaysia Magazine.



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