Fluoride in drinking water

Fluoride in Drinking Water

Fluoride or Fluorosilicic acid is a corrosive chemical agent, derived from toxic gases produced in the manufacture of phosphoric acid & phosphate fertilisers, why is fluoride in our drinking water.

Skeletal fluorosis in humans

flurosis

Endemic skeletal fluorosis is a chronic metabolic bone & joint disease caused by ingesting large amounts of fluoride either through water or rarely from foods of endemic areas. Fluoride is a cumulative toxin which can alter accretion & resorption of bone tissue. It also affects the homeostasis of bone mineral metabolism.

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Enamel mottling on incisor teeth in optimal fluoride & low fluoride communities

Dental fluorosis

Significantly more mottling was found in the optimal fluoride area, according to both indices, although the TF index demonstrated the difference more clearly. The social class had no effect on the prevalence of mottling in the optimal fluoride area. A total of 600 children aged 8-10 years, in three groups of 200 each, formed the study group.

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The relationships between low levels of urine fluoride on children's intelligence, dental fluorosis in endemic fluorosis areas in Hulunbuir, Inner Mongolia, China.

Ding Y, YanhuiGao, Sun H, Han H, Wang W, Ji X, Liu X, Sun D., The relationships between low levels of urine fluoride on children's intelligence, dental fluorosis in endemic fluorosis areas in Hulunbuir, Inner Mongolia, China. J Hazard Mater. 2011 Feb 28;186(2-3):1942-6. Epub 2010 Dec 25.

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