Tuesday, December 30, 2008

FDA: Admits risk of amalgam (mercury )fillings.

Amalgams are 50% mercury, the most toxic substance on the planet. Mercury symptons are the same as symptons for MS(Multiple Sclerosis).

clipped from www.webmd.com
Oral Health Center

FDA: Possible Risk From Dental Fillings

To Settle Lawsuit, FDA Now Says Mercury From Fillings Might Pose Risk to Some

Daniel J. DeNoon
WebMD Health News

June 5, 2008 -- Mercury from amalgam dental fillings may be toxic to
children and developing fetuses, the FDA now admits.

On its web site, the FDA has dropped much of its reassuring language about
dental amalgam. And it's added what amounts to a warning: "Dental amalgams
contain mercury, which may have neurotoxic effects on the nervous systems of
developing children and fetuses."

And there's more. "Pregnant women and persons who
may have a health condition that makes them more sensitive to mercury exposure,
including individuals with existing high levels of mercury bioburden, should
not avoid seeking dental care, but should discuss
options with their health practitioner," the FDA web site now says.

And the federal agency
also agreed to rule -- within one year --
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