From an article by Dr. Izabella Wentz:
Did you know that fluoride was used to treat hyperthyroidism up until the 1950s, prior to the development of other thyroid-suppressing medications?
Fluoride is effective as a thyroid suppressor at doses of 0.9-4.2 mg per day for hyperthyroidism. Most adults in fluoridated communities are ingesting between 1.6 and 6.6 mg of fluoride per day from water inadvertently suppressing their thyroid function!
Fluoridation partially began as a collaborative effort between dental associations, the U.S. government and sugar lobbyists who wanted to find a solution that would allow people to have fewer cavities while continuing to consume just as much sugar. Proper nutrition should be emphasized and should eliminate the need for fluoride.
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