After suffering an autoimmune disease for over ten years, one of the chemicals I researched to get well was fluoride.
It’s in our water, our toothpaste, and many of the products we use every day. That’s because food and beverages are processed with fluoridated water, it’s in many of our dental products, can be found in mechanically deboned meat, can be found in tea, is added to many psychotropic drugs, and it is now widely acknowledged that exposure to non-water sources of fluoride has significantly increased since the water fluoridation program first began.
In toothpaste, fluoride helps remove plaque, a film of bacteria that forms on teeth and gums every day. Plaque can cause gum disease and tooth decay. Fluoride helps prevent tooth decay by strengthening tooth enamel.[Continue Reading]