Fluoroderma Acne: Why Natural Toothpastes | Alert Medical

Fluoroderma is a condition that is considered relatively rare, though the reason for its rarity could be rather more due to the lack of awareness of its existence, leading doctors to incorrectly diagnose. Fluoroderma (fluoride acne) Fluoroderma causes acne like papulonodular eruptions particularly around the mouth, jaw and earlobes. It is a condition that does not respond to conventional acne treatments such as topicals and antibiotics, since it is not actually an acne problem, but rather a halogenodermal issue. Halogenodermas are eruptions of the skin due to exposure to substances containing halogens (fluorine, chlorine, bromine, iodine and astatine). Fluoride is highly toxic it is a known neurotoxin and mutagenic which has been demonstrated in scientific studies to cause various different kinds of deformities and neurological problems.

Benefits of Oil Pulling for Acne | Alert Medical

In general, blood pH has been changed to slightly alkaline by consuming a diet rich in alkaline forming foods, however when taken internally, baking soda has a powerful alkalising effect on the body too. Micro-organisms within the body that promote illness find it difficult to replicate within the body in an alkaline environment. In acidic conditions they thrive, which is one of the theories attributed to the rise of certain medical conditions (including acne) in recent generations.

Using Baking Soda for Acne Internally | Alert Medical

These cells have a lipid membrane surrounding them; naturally these types of microorganisms have an affinity for other lipids and are drawn into the oil while practising the oil pulling technique. The mouth can house almost 100 billion different microorganisms on each tooth, its no wonder that Ayurvedic circles and allopathic doctors alike believe that your oral hygiene is a window to your overall bodily health. It is therefore of great importance that you take care of your oral hygiene in the best way possible; research in fact suggests that those with poor oral hygiene have greater disposition to coronary heart disease, research is still to be conducted on the numerous other possible health impacts that poor oral hygiene could aggravate. In a randomised triple blind study conducted by the Department of dentistry, periodontics and microbiology in Meenakshi Ammal Dental College, the efficacy of gold standard chlorhexidine mouthwash was compared with sesame oil pulling in order to compare the levels of plaque and aerobic microorganisms after use.

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