A 41-year-old member asked:
are the side effects of fluoride really similar to the side effects of lithium?
1 doctor answer
Dr. J. Blake Perkins answered
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 of which are anywhere close to the side effects you would experience taking lithium. There is a plethora of scientific evidence of the safety and efficacy of Fluoride use as a public health measure.
Answered on May 12, 2016
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