Drinking tap water can make children dumb?
Most people usually drink tap water without any guilt, however, a recent medical study according to dailymail.co.uk found that tap water with high fluoride content in it can lead to lower IQ in children. The reduction is even of up to seven points.
“Our study found that exposure to excessive fluoride can give side effects in brain neurodevelopmental. We conducted a study which found that there are excessive levels of fluoride exposure in the brains of children with low IQ. Fact that high fluoride exposure can cause permanent brain damage, “research clearly written in the US National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences journal.
“Fluoride substance can penetrate to the placenta. So early exposure to these substances are also capable of inhibting development as well as the quality of the baby’s brain health,” wrote the study.