Even when other possible factors were taken into account, such as exposure to other chemicals, results continually showed that higher prenatal fluoride exposure was linked to lower scores on tests of cognitive function in children at age 4 and then again between 6 and 12.” [Source]“Childhood exposure to fluoride is safer than prenatal.
There is pretty good science now to support the fact that the fetal system tends to be more sensitive to environmental toxicants than once the child is born.” ~Howard Hu, founding dean of the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto When you look at fluoridation as medication, which it is, and not just as a food additive, it makes sense that the tiniest and most underdeveloped of us would be more sensitive, for medicines are typically administered in doses proportional to a patient’s weight.
Furthermore, there is no practical way to opt out, should someone wish to make their own decision about their dental health and the consumption of the toxic chemical, fluoride.
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So while it may have once made sense to add fluoride to water, it no longer appears to be necessary or useful, Thiessen says.according to the CDC.
It reacts with the surface of the tooth enamel, making it more resistant to acids excreted by bacteria.
The team measured fluoride levels from mothers via urine samples and followed up on their children until they were between 6 and 12 years old.
The lack of good evidence of effectiveness has shocked him.