Ethan A. Huff, staff writer, Natural News, 25 February 2014
ADHD and Autism could be from the hidden chemicals lurking in the foods we eat, the water we drink and the products we consume.
from a new study published in The Lancet
Harvard School of Public Health and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai found that, among other things, the fluoride chemicals added to many public water systems in North America directly contribute to both mental and behavioral disorders in children.
It linked the chemical to lowered IQ in children by obstructing proper brain development and can lead to autism spectrum disorders, dyslexia, ADHD and other health conditions. In short, it is a "silent epidemic" that many mainstream health authorities continue to ignore.
Since 2006, the number of chemicals known to damage the human brain that are not regulated to protect children's health has increased.
"This could be the tip of the iceberg because the vast majority of the more than 80,000 industrial chemicals widely used in the United States. have never been tested for their toxic effects on the developing fetus or child."
Philippe Grandjean, Philip Landrigan, main researchers in the study from ISMMS
The reason for this is that an increasing number of poorly tested chemicals are being approved for use without the public being told where and in what quantities such chemicals are being used.
Fluoride, like lead, certain industrial solvents and crop chemicals, is known to accumulate in the human bloodstream, where it eventually deposit into bones and other bodily tissues. In pregnant women, this also includes passing through the bloodstream into the placenta, where it then accumulates in the bones and brain tissue of developing babies. The effects of this are, of course, perpetually damaging and something that regulatory authorities need to take more seriously.
The problem is international in scope and the solution must therefore also be international