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Late October 2018
Attention: Nutritionists, Professionals, Politicians and the Public.
The following “Open Letter” is a 3 minute read.
It gives an excellent summary of the major findings from evidence-based science about ingesting Fluoride.
(Of course, most politicians are not interested in science, but rather they prefer to repeat “talking points” which have no basis on facts presented in the scientific literature.)
"State of American Drinking Water" at the (EWG) Environmental Working Group WEBSITE .
EWG's Tap Water Database – the most complete source available
on the quality of U.S. drinking water, aggregating and analyzing data from
almost 50,000 public water utilities nationwide.
This database is more than just a helpful resource for individuals and families, but a call to action for everyone who cares about clean water.
A federal judge has ordered EPA to provide internal documents and allow plaintiffs to depose agency staff on the risks posed by fluoridation, mandates that highlight the effect of an earlier ruling allowing the plaintiffs to introduce new evidence in their landmark Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) suit rather than limiting it to the agency’s record.
In an Oct. 4 order, Judge Edward Chen, of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, ordered EPA to release internal documents regarding its scientists’ views of a study linking fluoridation to IQ decrements, as well as ordering EPA to allow plaintiffs to depose agency staff on whether its existing fluoride standards consider neurotoxicity risks.
The order marks the latest in a series of potentially precedential losses the agency has suffered in the landmark TSCA suit, Food & Water Watch Inc., et al, v. EPA, where environmentalists and public health groups are seeking to force EPA to grant their petition seeking to ban the practice of treating drinking water with fluoride.
“In my view, it’s quite significant going forward … [Chen] didn’t provide any qualifications. He allowed deposition and forced EPA to search for internal documents,” the plaintiffs’ attorney, Michael Connett with Waters Kraus & Paul’s Los Angeles office, tells Inside EPA. “Even though [the order] is not technically precedential, it’s nevertheless helpful guidance for future courts” because this case is the first of its kind.t appears EPA’s safety standards did not meaningfully consider fluoride neurotoxicity, and, as such, cannot be used to demonstrate a neurological safe level of fluoride.” …
However, despite top EPA officials being corrupt, many, many EPA employees strongly oppose Water Fluoridation because of it poses dramatic health risks.
Article in Medscape Medical News entitled “Prenatal Fluoride Exposure Linked to ADHD in Kids“
Prenatal exposure to higher levels of fluoride not only impairs cognitive development but also significantly increases the incidence of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children, new research shows.
"Our current study suggests that fluoride not only interferes with overall IQ or overall cognitive development but may also contribute to symptoms of ADHD," lead investigator Morteza Bashash, PhD, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Canada, told Medscape Medical News (article “Prenatal Fluoride Exposure Linked to ADHD in Kids“)
Morteza Bashash, PhD is well known for the landmark, 12 year study published September 2017 “Prenatal Fluoride Exposure and Cognitive Outcomes in Children at 4 and 6–12 Years of Age in Mexico”.
(*****See links above left)
"...Fluoride exposure may also be neurotoxic, especially for the developing fetus..."
"...The National Toxicology Program (NTP) at the National Institutes of Health (NRC 2006) and others (Grandjean and Landrigan2014) have concluded that prenatal exposure to high levels of fluoride can alter neurodevelopment. Fluoride readily crosses the placenta (Forestieretal.1990) and, in animal studies, accumulates in critical brain regions involved in learning and memory (Bhatnagar et al. 2002; Dong et al.1997; Pereira et al.2011)...."
Landmark Fluoride IQ Scientific Study - September 2017
The September 2017 Study demonstrates that when pregnant mothers drink fluoridated waters at 0.7 mg/L fluoride, many are expected to give birth to children who will have meaningfully lowered cognitive function, perhaps 3 – 6 IQ points.
This means that Dallas which fluoridates the water (0.7 mg/L) falls into that category.
The credibility of the study is beyond reproach…
……a huge 12 year study, part of the Early Life Exposures in Mexico to Environmental Toxicants (ELEMENT) project.
……it was funded with $3 million in U.S. government grants from the NIH, NIEHS and EPA.
……this was one of the largest studies of fluoride and IQ to date with meticulous individual data sets on all participants for 12 years, controlling for many factors. It was as large as many of the studies that have been used to show that childhood lead exposure causes loss of IQ.
……it was published in the leading peer-reviewed journal of environmental health (Environmental Health Perspectives), which is published by the National Institutes of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), a division of NIH.
……prestigious institutions conducted the study (University of Toronto, University of Michigan, Indiana-Purdue University School of Dentistry, McGill University Montreal, Harvard University, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and the National Institute of Public Health of Mexico.)
……starting with almost 1,000 mothers, the study rigidly qualified participants down to nearly 300 sets of mothers and children (testing the children twice). Children were tested on “verbal, perceptual-performance, quantitative, memory and motor abilities.”
Urinary Analysis was used.
This ensured that no matter what the source of fluoride was, the fluoride measurement comparison would not be compromised. (There are many sources of fluoride, such as water, food, supplements, pesticides, drugs, non-organic raisins, tea, etc.)
The Urine Levels measured in this study correlate with Urine Levels of people in the United States & Canada who drink Fluoridated Water at 0.7 mg/L.Researchers in this study took great care to ensure that no other neurotoxin (such Lead, arsenic, mercury, etc.) was involved. The study controlled for other neurotoxins along with socioeconomic status and education. To ensure a standardized measure (not influenced by hard to monitor factors such as foods consumed), urine samples were used.
From an international leader in environmental poison research:
“Adverse effects from fluoride additives to drinking water have not been fully considered in the past, and the new study from Mexico, along with substantial evidence from other countries, now shows that fluoride toxicity to brain development must be taken seriously.”
- Dr. Philippe Grandjean, Chair of Environmental Medicine at the University of Southern Denmark and Adjunct Professor of Environmental Health at Harvard School of Public Health regarding Bashash et al. (Sept 2017)
From the Director of the US National Toxicology Program:
"There have been similar findings related to exposure to fluoride and IQ from children in China. So this observation or association has been reported before.” - Dr. Linda Birnbaum, Director of the National Institute of Environmental Health Science regarding Bashash et al. (Sept 2017)
From a pediatrician who studies links between environmental exposures and health problems:
“This is a very well-conducted study, and it raises serious concerns about fluoride supplementation in water” - Dr. Leonardo Trasande, pediatrician & associate professor at New York University Langone Health on Bashash et al., (Sept 2017)
Christine Till and Ashley Malin are researchers listed in
the Three New Studies mentioned above.
They are also both authors on this ADHD study, entitled “Exposure to fluoridated water and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder prevalence among children and adolescents in the United States: an ecological association”.
Utilizing U.S. data, they found that States with a "prevalence of artificial water fluoridation in 1992 significantly positively predicted state prevalence of ADHD” in following years … “even after controlling for socioeconomic status”.
Read the Study here.
The following video was uploaded September 24, 2018.
OVERVIEW OF FLUORIDE
Dentist, Dr. David Kennedy addresses a room full of ‘natural’ Dentists who desire to use the least toxic methods of Dentistry.
Dentist, Dr. Cole from Austin,
TX introduces Kennedy and is also in a video as part of Kennedy’s presentation. Dr. Cole helped in the Dallas anti-fluoridation campaign with a video which was shown before the Dallas City Council.
Here are some highlights from the video…
Dental teeth disfigurement and stains
Kennedy discusses dental fluorosis. Dental fluorosis is very common. White spots on teeth, easily stained teeth
because they are more porous, or brown splotches, pits, fissures, easily
cracked teeth are some of the symptoms.
Close to half of the folks in the Dallas metroplex have dental fluorosis.
African Americans and other minorities have more cases of dental fluorosis that their Caucasian counterparts per the CDC. Two alleles on the genetic traits is probably the factor.
…By the way, the CDC tried to cover-up the minority aspect from their own studies until activists discovered the cover-up – see the Homepage of this website.
Swallowing fluoride causes dental fluorosis. Nothing else causes dental fluorosis except for fluoride.
Internal ingestion of fluoride causes a non-normal formation of teeth growth. Teeth even tend to erupt later than normal.
Look at your teeth. Do your teeth have any white specks? Do they stain easily? (Fluorosis makes teeth more porous.)
Have you ever cracked a tooth? (Fluorosis makes teeth and bones more brittle.)
Are you spending lots of money seeing the Dentist? Typically, when someone has dental fluorosis, they can end up spending many thousands of dollars over a lifetime to cosmetically keep their their smile looking nice...all those thousands of dollars, because they swallowed too much fluoride.
See this Dentist's website...
Tummy Ache and Gastrointestinal Problems
In the last three minutes of the video, Dr Kennedy tells a story of how someone had “heartburn” and stomach aches which were caused by fluoride. Often, this is one of the first symptoms which people (and dogs) notice from ingesting fluoride. See the Dr. Hans Moolenburgh video below under the Melissa Gallico section.
“The National Academies of Sciences Engineering Medicine” have a 500 page scientific overview of fluoride.
The linked section describes, in repeating detail, how fluoride can cause gastrointestinal issues.
LAWSUITS in Texas are mentioned in the Dr. Kennedy video around the 26 minute mark.
Here is one law firm which has a section for collecting information on a Fluoride Class Action Lawsuit
"If your child is experiencing weakness in the jaw and teeth, unusual gaps in teeth growth, or crowded and jammed groups of teeth, then you may have to consider having your child checked for Hypothyroidism.
… irregular teeth growth among children…
… Minus the irregular teeth growth, hypothyroidism affects adults’ oral health in a similar manner. People with hypothyroidism are more prone to infection; their cells and tissues may not heal quickly. So they have greater chances of contracting oral and dental problems such as: swollen and bleeding gums, frequent jaw spasms, fast decaying teeth which lead to grave cavities and teeth falling off. In severe cases, it can cause TMJ syndrome…
… People who have an over active thyroid may experience fast decaying molars, sensitive teeth that hurt on sudden temperature change, and pain in the jaw...."
Dr Amy Myers, MD discusses teeth and Thyroid conditions, including avoiding substances like Fluoride. LINK
"The Many Dental Triggers of Hashimoto’s" are discussed by Dr. Izabella Wentz. LINK
Among many great, local Dallas Doctors who oppose water fluoridation is Dr. Maryann Prewitt of “HealthWellnessMD” who specializes in handling Thyroid issues naturally. She is an Obstetrician-gynecologist. She also offers the skinFIT MedSpa.
Aluminum and Silicic Acid (Silica) in Tap Water
Everyone has stepped in a mud puddle. It gets pretty murky with all kinds of stuff
floating around. Water Treatment
facilities use a variety of chemicals (Flocculation and Coagulation) to help
remove all the crud and dirt which comes off of the lake water. Aluminum is often a primary ingredient used
to remove the crud. There are not too
many other viable choices for ‘crud removal’.
Thus, aluminum ends up in our tap water.
Aluminum plays no human beneficial biological role whatsoever. Many professionals consider aluminum to be toxic in the body.
The aluminum-chemical industry, much like the
fluoride-chemical industry, quietly exerts strong pressures to downplay the
adverse health effects. Anyone who
thoroughly researches the history of these industries discovers this. These industries often quietly enlist other vested interest groups and government agencies to influence public perception with propaganda. Scientists studying aluminum and Fluoride researchers are often impaired by industry and their vested interests (e.g. National Institute of Dental Research)
Silica in the form of Silicic Acid (bioactive and bioavailable orthosilicic acid - Si(OH)(4) )
Most of our bottled water and city water is filtered, which removes many minerals. Our ancestors naturally acquired silica (silicic acid) from drinking water, because the water was not filtered.
Silica has many health benefits.
-- It helps with brain function, mental alertness and Attention Deficit Disorder. It impedes aluminum from reacting in the brain and also helps the body to excrete aluminum, thus addressing Alzheimer’s.
-- It helps to address aches and pains, along with arthritis and bone integrity. Silica gives strength to tissues in the body. Silica is essential for proper body growth.
-- It helps hair, skin, nails and collagen. Collagen also is the “holder of body energy” located between cells. A baby’s skin is very soft because of the silica content. Older people tend to have much less silica in their skin. In fact, silica is needed by a baby to “preform” the bone matrix.
-- HEART and arteries – Silica improves the integrity of the arteries to such an extent that it can be a strong factor for eliminating plaque on the arteries.
-- Silica is needed to make many body chemicals.
Aluminum Detoxification with Silica Rich Water
Some mineral waters have a high silica content. Scientific studies have shown that waters
which have a high silicic acid (about 30 mg or more per liter) content effectively and
noticeably remove aluminum from the body.
Quantity of silicic acid is important for effective aluminum excretion. A low quantity of silicic acid is not enough to effectively 'grab' aluminum and carry it out of the body.
As this study points out "...Silicon in mineral water (and indeed most potable waters) is found mainly as silicic acid (Si(OH)4)[aq], which in the gut is immediately absorbed and enters the blood before being excreted in the urine via the kidney. Mirroring the urinary excretion of silicic acid is aluminum and this close relationship suggests that silicic acid in some way facilitates the excretion of aluminum via the kidney. The mechanism of action remains to be elucidated but it is thought to involve a pulse in silicic acid concentration in the blood, which facilitates the passage of low-molecular weight forms of aluminum across the glomeruli of the kidney..."
Silicic Acid immediately follows water molecules through the gut wall and into the bloodstream where (given enough quantity) it forms a complex with aluminium called an hydroxyaluminosilicate. This form of aluminium can be easily filtered from the blood by the kidney.
Dr. Christopher Exley has been focused on studying aluminum and also silica for more than 20 years.
Read his article: Why everyone should drink silicon-rich mineral water
It should be noted that the form of silica in water is the bioactive and bioavailable orthosilicic acid (Si(OH)4)[aq].
This is different than other forms of silica. It is even different from the forms of silica found in supplements.
acid easily flows with water. Plants
will take it up along with water, and we often see a conversion or condensation
take place with a harder form of silica depositing within the plant.
The herb Horsetail is famous for its silica content.
However, "biosilicifiers, such as horsetails, harvest silicic acid
from solutions which are far from saturation and deposit it as amorphous
hydrated silica. … condensation of silicic acid into silica". Science Article
When speaking to the Congressman, Melissa mentions that many folks are sensitive to Fluoride but they are unaware that Fluoride is causing the issue.
And she refers to a Mother of an Autistic child.
You can read the 3 part story from the Mother which was posted on the Fluoride Action Network during a past fundraiser.
FLUORIDE SENSITIVITIES - DEPRESSION and EMOTIONAL CHALLENGES
All too often, an individual is unaware that they have a fluoride sensitivity which effects their well being.
Depression & raising IQ 60 points
- EXAMPLE -
DON'T MISS THIS VIDEO! (VIDEO LINK)
In this 5 minute video, you will meet a little girl who was suffering from severe depression. When the source of her depression was identified, her IQ went up by 60 points.
Unwanted feelings and behavior can be affected by fluoride.
Fluoride also certainly affects intelligence.
More than 300 studies show that
fluoride damages the brain, directly and indirectly. Here is a short list of
The little girl in the video was taking Fluoride supplements.
It is against the law to prescribe fluoride to be ingested in order to prevent cavities.
It is against the law to prescribe fluoride to be ingested in order to prevent cavities.
We will repeat that…
The FDA rules that an ingestible form fluoride cannot be prescribed in order to prevent cavities.
This Dentist from Austin, TX, Dr. Griffin Cole, explains the details of fluoride pills (3 minute video)…
Duh?! Although the FDA finds it illegal to prescribe ingested Fluoride, this is exactly what Dallas City Council members are doing by adding fluoride to the water.
This pdf describes the Federal FDA codes and Texas codes relating to fluoride drugs.
- Why chicken may be a source of fluoride exposure
- A reason to only use organic chickens (and avoid processed chicken like chicken nuggets)
Thursday night (August 16th), via an online, independent radio station, Erin Davis interviews Regina Imburgia about the Dallas water fluoridation issue. A very interesting interview full of information.
NEWS - June 17 2018
The Republican Party of Texas supports banning the fluoridation of the Texas water supply.
It was almost a 5 to 1 “in favor” of the resolution vote.
Yays were 5231
Nays were 1160
A resolution to recognize that the current fluoridation of public drinking water supplies is dangerous, harmful, careless, and unethical. And that the addition of fluoridation is expensive, ineffective and should be banned in the Great State of Texas.
WHEREAS, fluoride is medically not to be ingested. Toothpaste gives warning to not ingest, and if ingested, to call poison control.
WHEREAS, the fluoride used to fluoridate the public drinking supply comes from the waste of the phosphorus industry. It is a hazard class 8 corrosive and secondary class 6 poison.
WHEREAS, this waste product that is added to the municipal water supply as the fluoride additive is called fluorolsicilic acid which is not a pharmaceutical grade fluoride.
WHEREAS, the added fluoride does not treat the water in any form or fashion.
WHEREAS, fluoride is not an essential nutrient and is not a required component for human growth and development.
WHEREAS, 97% of Western European Countries do not add a drop of fluoride to their water supply.
WHEREAS, fluoridated countries do not have less tooth decay than non-fluoridated countries.
WHEREAS, fluoridation is a violation of the individual’s right to informed consent to medication.
WHEREAS, fluoride is a endocrine disruptor and can affect many parts of the body like the: bones, brain, thyroid gland, pineal gland and blood sugar levels.
WHEREAS, fluoride is recognized as 1 of 12 industrial chemicals known to cause developmental neurotoxicity in human beings.
WHEREAS, the CDC says that 40% of American teenagers show visible signs of fluoride over-exposure.
WHEREAS, fluoridation: A “one dose fits all” level is unacceptable.
WHEREAS, the public drinking water should not be a delivery system for any medication.
THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Republican Party of Texas supports banning the fluoridation of the Texas water supply.
...Fluoride is extremely toxic to the body, even in small amounts...
...What makes this whole thing even more problematic is that fluoride competes with iodine in the thyroid gland, and because it’s lighter and more reactive, fluoride wins and displaces iodine, causing a deficiency and eventually suppressing thyroid function.
I very briefly mentioned how important iodine is for thyroid health but I have to stress how essential it really is in the fluoride/acne connection. It’s widely known that low functioning thyroid can cause acne – this is because it messes up progesterone which can impact on cortisol and androgens – all of which can lead to breakouts! But why are so many of us struggling with our thyroid? The likely answer is because we’re slowly being poisoned by fluoride!...
Excess fluoride exposure can also:
- Cause hormone imbalances which can lead to PMS, PCOS and endometriosis
- Impairs magnesium metabolism needed for balanced blood sugars
- Destroys gut health needed for a strong immune system and clear skin
...I struggled with...
- Irregular periods
- Food intolerances
- Sore breasts
- Excess belly fat
- Oily skin
- Low basal body temperature
- Acid reflux
I’m not saying that children get sick from eating raisins covered in pesticide. I am saying that if children get sick from eating raisins covered in pesticide, I am not confident any of us would have been able to figure that one out yet...."
Two and one half liters of water per day (about 2 mg of fluoride) can do it. The average adult consumes this amount from drinking/preparing food. (One Liter contains 0.7 mg of fluoride.)
From an early study during the time that Fluoride was intentionally prescribed to slow the Thyroid, researchers found that a dosage of 2 to 5 mg per day over a period of three months could affect the Thyroid. (Galletti & Joyet 1958) (via page 71 of Melissa Gallico's book "The Hidden Cause of Acne: How Toxic Water is Affecting Your Health and What You Can Do About It" )
In line with affecting the Thyroid, fluoride thus also influences emotional states. It can cause depression, an apathetic feeling, irritability, agitation, etc.
Reporter and Journalist, with a degree in Biology, Celeste McGovern is the author of a recent article, “Ozone gas: reversing tooth decay” published at “What Doctors Don’t Tell You”.
References are provided, along with some wonderful graphics.
and at Fluoride Action Network
Rotted Tooth Spared
…After the first painless session having the oxygen/ozone gas flow over her rotting tooth, Kramer was astonished to see it lightened noticeably, and after just four sessions the tooth had changed from dark brown back to its natural color. The large cavity still had to be filled, but the tooth was spared, and there would be no dentist's drill or dental implant…
Water, Bacteria & Ozone
…Ozone's potent antimicrobial effects have been known for more than 130 years, and it continues to be used worldwide as an effective water sanitizer. It's been estimated that one molecule of ozone kills bacteria as effectively as 3,000-10,000 molecules of chlorine, and it does so 3,500 times faster than chlorine, without the toxic effects…
…Professor of dentistry Edward Lynch of the University of Warwick in the UK is part of the vanguard of researchers investigating the powerful effects of ozone as a painless treatment for tooth decay. Exposing a decaying tooth lesion to ozone gas for 10-20 seconds creates what he called a "sort of ozone 'hurricane' based on a low ozone concentration" that kills all microbes.
Within an hour, he and his colleagues discovered, the area of the tooth exposed to ozone could be remineralized—hardened—by the calcium phosphate in saliva, which makes it resistant to bacteria in the future…
…Another ozone pioneer, South African dentist Julian Holmes, showed that ozone gas application reversed 69 percent of cavities at three months and, with repeated applications, 100 percent at 18 months…
Gum Disease, Infections and more
…Dr. Young used a battery of ozone injections, ozonated water and oils along with implementing nutritional changes, and the woman's infection began to heal dramatically in just a week…
…Says Dr. O'Rielly: "I can't tell you how many root canals I have avoided by using ozone in my practice on teeth with cavities and deep decay."…
Unfortunately, the American Dental Association (ADA), has long thwarted less toxic methods and more natural forms of Dentistry.
The ADA is an extremely powerful organization, one of the
more powerful lobby contingents, with well over 100 million in revenue
yearly. The ADA colludes behind the
scenes with big corporations, taking ‘bribes’ while promoting the corporate
product. The ADA even bought a website
domain in order to “hijack” web traffic from the Fluoride Action Network, which is also
known as Fluoride Alert.ORG ( i.e. http://fluoridealert.org/ )
The ADA is so powerful, that they work to destroy credibility and de-license Dentists who oppose water fluoridation or who oppose mercury fillings. The Dental Mafia prevents even their own research on Fluoride’s Brain toxicity (fatigue & ADHD) from reaching the public.
Bottom Line: The intent of the ADA is not to help the health of people. Rather, much like the government agencies (CDC, EPA, FDA), the intent of the ADA is to protect its image credibility, even when wrong, along with maintaining its power and influence, while remaining in collusion with industries and corporations whose sole objective is to make a buck.
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Dr. Karen Becker (Vet) Interviews Dr. Fox about animal issues. Dr. Karen Becker also interviewed Melissa Gallico about Fluoride poisoning in dogs.
MERCK VETERINARY MANUAL - Fluoride Poisoning in Dogs