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side effects of too much fluoride

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Dr. Susan Uhrich
35 years experience Psychiatry
In a word,: No. The potential side effects of Fluoride and lithium are very different. The only similarity is that both must be ingested to cause side effects.

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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vance Harris
36 years experience Family Medicine
Fluoride: Fluoride is usually found naturally in low concentration in drinking water and foods. The concentration in seawater averages 1.3 parts per million (pp ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leonard Pizzolatto
40 years experience General Practice
Less cavities: Lower chance of tooth decay.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Blake Perkins
20 years experience Dentistry
No: Fluoride in the dosage one would normally receive through toothpaste, tap water and other environmental sources has few potential side effects, none o ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Coconut: Coconut has a high fat/cholesterol content. Firstly bloating is quite common and in many people it produces diarrhea. Another not so obvious one is a ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Smith
16 years experience Internal Medicine
There Are Many: Side-effects from alcohol overuse and abuse, whether it be vodka or any other alcoholic beverage, range from short-term issues with cognitive and sens ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Aspartame: There is always a possibility of side effects from almost everything but if you go online and look up aspartame you will see that it very unlikely to ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Excess Vitamin D: Check out http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-living/nutrition-and-healthy-eating/expert-answers/vitamin-d-toxicity/faq-20058108 for signs & symptom ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Singer
57 years experience Endocrinology
Rapid heart rate.: Rapid heart rate, sweating, tremor, nervousness and weight loss are some side effects.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Patterson
48 years experience Psychiatry
Too much water: This can cause water intoxication, severe changes in electolytes especially sodium and lead to edema, seizures, brain damage and death.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Beriberi: Beriberi is the vitamin b1 deficiency disease that has affected millions over thousands of years. A recent paper from japan reported 17 adolescents wi ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer
25 years experience Anesthesiology
There : Is a ton of salt in it. All things in moderation.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Hyperthyroid: Too much Levoxyl (thyroxine) can give you the symptoms of hyperthyroidism. Most importantly it can cause osteoporosis . You can have a rapid heart rat ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Get fat: If you are not lactose intolerant, not much problem unless you have significantly reduced intake of other food items especially those containing fiber ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Weyeneth
26 years experience Psychiatry
Dangerous: Never take more than your prescribed dose of concerta, or any other medication. Higher doses of Concerta can have serious cardiovascular side effects. ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Forsythe
26 years experience Emergency Medicine
Anxiety: Nervousness, heart palpitations and increased heart rate. Feelings of dizziness and light headedness. Even chest pain and shortness if breath and cram ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lee Perry
Dr. Lee Perry answered
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Several: The most common side effect of taking too much Benadryl (diphenhydramine) would be excessive drowsiness. Other possible side effects include dizziness ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Giuseppe Barbesino
32 years experience Internal Medicine
When TSH is low: People who take thyroxine for simple hypothyroidism should have normal TSH to be safe. They should not loose weight, unless their prior weight gain wa ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Sibert
38 years experience Anesthesiology
Few side effects: All local anesthetics must be given in the appropriate dose for the age and weight of the patient. In the right dose, these medications have few if an ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Liver damage: Tempra (acetaminophen) is broken down in the liver as it is removed from the body.Too much can cause injury to the liver cells.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Milton Mintz
66 years experience Geriatrics
4-6: A day is plenty! if you need more get your problem diagnosed, see pcp.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Taylor
21 years experience Critical Care
Depends on the cause: Lactic acidosis is associated with a variety of conditions, including: shock, liver disease, kidney failure, medications (e.g. Metformin), some inborn ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Retinopathy: Retinopathy of prematurity is the most common side effect f too much oxygen and is watched for closely. Many premies do develop some retinopathy of pr ... Read More

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