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Interesting Information: Minamata Convention on Mercury: Banning of Amalgam in Dentistry

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Interesting Information:  September 6, 2017

Minamata Convention on Mercury:  Banning of Amalgam in Dentistry

The bad news is that I had to have a crown replaced in order to fix a cavity beneath the crown.

Ugh!

High, high stress as I did not know how I would react to the novocaine and fear that I might land up in the hospital, where medical smells would make everything worse.

Folks on the Facebook Histamine Intolerance group suggested a novocaine without epinephrine, and my dentist agreed to use it.

The good news is that all went well and an old “silver” filling was removed in the process.  I was in the chair for almost two hours–it was a messy, difficult procedure.  I am now waiting for the crown to be finished so it can be installed.

I have posted about “silver” fillings being 50% mercury before this post.  These fillings “off-gas” every time one chews, which can cause chronic health problems.  Mercury is terribly poisonous for human beings.

Here is a progress report on what is being done here and in Europe to stop the use of “silver” fillings.

Source: Minamata Convention on Mercury: Banning of Amalgam in Dentistry

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September 6, 2017 at 9:46 am

Interesting Information: Mercury in “Silver” Dental Fillings

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Interesting Information:  August 30, 2017

Mercury in “Silver” Dental Fillings

Did you know that “silver” fillings are FIFTY PERCENT mercury?

I didn’t.

Mercury is one of the most toxic things on this earth.  As you chew, the mercury in these fillings off-gasses fumes that can make you chronically sick.  I’ve been working to get rid of all of them in my mouth, and all are gone but three under crowns–where I hope they are contained as I’m not removing and replacing crowns unless I have to.

The EU is banning “silver” fillings for children under 15 and pregnant women as of 2018.  And about 50% of USA dentists are “on the job” of not using mercury fillings and removing them.

Dr. Joseph Mercola has posted two articles on mercury in dentistry recently.  Here they are.

Source: Minamata Convention on Mercury: Banning of Amalgam in Dentistry

Source: This Common Product Is Poisoning the Next Generation

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August 30, 2017 at 10:11 am

Interesting Information: I Love Homeopathy

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Interesting Information:  June 20, 2017

I Love Homeopathy

I didn’t know a thing about homeopathy until I moved to Maine in 2004.

I am a convert.  For sure.

It’s my first line of defense for body issues.

And as time has gone by, I am more and more wedded to this form of healing–having tried it for 13 years now.

What I like is that homeopathy works WITH the body, not against (cut, poison, burn) its healing modalities.

I can tell you that I used to get EXTREME reactions to poison ivy–such that it would run all over my body in huge, weeping sores that would take weeks and weeks to heal.  I no longer have poison ivy–yet am exposed to it all the time via the woods and an active rat terrier who runs through it on a regular basis.

I could go on.

At the end of May, I came down with shingles.  (Oh dear god!)  A week later my blisters were dry and healing.  I then had nerve and muscle pain and ITCHING, but my case has been nothing like what I have witnessed other people having.  My homeopath got me right on to one of the major shingles remedies, and that made all the difference.  Next, she moved to a number of other remedies.  And my energy person suggested vitamin E for the itching.  I found a very clean product on Joseph Mercola’s web site, and the itching is almost gone now.  (Most commercial vitamin E is made from soy, has a lot of ingredients I could not tolerate with my histamine intolerance issues, AND according to Mercola these products do not have balanced forms of vitamin E so can inhibit absorption of other nutrients.

Homeopathy is also well respected in much of Europe, as near as I can tell.  And is covered under many health care plans, as near as I can tell.  Coverage is probably is site specific though.  I don’t really know.

Anyway, here’s a good article if you are curious:

 

Homeopathy is here to stay. Despite relentless criticism from skeptics and fundamentalists, homeopathy has withstood the test of time.

Source: In Defense of Homeopathy | GreenMedInfo | Blog Entry

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June 20, 2017 at 3:37 pm

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Interesting Information: “What a year with a single tree reveals about climate change – The Boston Globe”

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Interesting Information:  June 3, 2017

Plants and Climate Change

SIL Maryann Enright brought me the article below on her last visit.

I do hope you read it–especially as this week Trump announced he is withdrawing the USA from the Paris Accords and is presently refusing to clarify whether or not he still believes climate change is a “hoax.”

Plants hold the keys to some really important information about how Earth functions–or should function if we would stop destroying that which we do not yet understand.

I started reading about the incredible sophistication of plants with herbalist Stephen Buhner’s books.  I was blown away by what I was reading–how smart plants are, how they use chemicals to communicate, how they manage their environments, and so on.  There is an entry from 2013 here on the blog about Stephen Buhner’s information/books.  You can use the search button on the right sidebar to get to it if the link below does not work.  This work is scientific, of the Nobel Prize winning kind.

Meanwhile, take a look at Lynda V. Mapes article from The Boston Globe Magazine (April 30, 2017).   She recounts an interesting study, made among other ongoing interesting studies.

 

Source: What a year with a single tree reveals about climate change – The Boston Globe

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Interesting Information: Belief Systems and “You’re not going to believe what I’m about to tell you – The Oatmeal”

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Interesting Information:  June 3, 2018

Belief Systems and

“You’re Not Going To Believe What I’m About To Tell You”

A friend sent me this little comic book exploration of belief systems and how we physically react when our own belief systems are challenged.

It’s fascinating.  And, well done I think.  Well worth a view and some afterthought.  Especially since our belief systems operate in incredibly powerful ways in our lives–and not always for the better.

Enjoy!

Source: You’re not going to believe what I’m about to tell you – The Oatmeal

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June 3, 2017 at 11:03 am

Interesting Information: Salt Wars

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Interesting Information:  March 23, 2017

Salt Wars

What to believe about salt?

I wrote at least one essay (see Mainely Tipping Points essays) on the salt wars.

We actually eat LESS salt now than people in the generations before canning and freezing.  And, most of us are less healthy today.

There are some people who have genuine salt intolerances, but my understanding is that they are somewhat rare.

Anyway, the potassium and salt ratio is important.  I eat a lot of salt, so if I get leg cramps, I take a potassium pill.  Salt washes potassium out of one’s system.

Salt is crucial for health in all kinds of ways–see the essay I wrote

And, here is a very recent piece you might want to read from Dr. Mercola:

Source: Why the War on Salt Is Dangerous

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March 23, 2017 at 1:01 pm

Interesting Information: What are Chemtrails and How Are They Harming Our Food and Water?

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Interesting Information:  February 14, 2017

What Are Chemtrails and How Are They Harming Our Food and Water?

I keep reading about “chemtrails.”

This article documents what is in them and shows patents supposedly for them, but it does not document WHO has authorized this practice–beyond the conspiracy theory of “global government.”  And it does not document fully who exactly is using chemtrails and when.  Did a whole line of US presidents approve this practice with nary an objection?  Did all those pilots never mention this program, this duty?  Seems hard to believe.

According to this article, here’s what’s in them, in part:

Chemtrails are geo-engineered aerosols that are loaded with toxic chemicals, including but not limited to: barium, strontium 90, aluminum, cadmium, zinc, viruses and “chaff.” Chaff looks like snow but it’s actually Mylar fibers (like in fiberglass) coated with aluminum, desiccated blood cells, plastic, and paper. Polymer chemist Dr. R. Michael Castle has studied atmospheric polymers for years, and he has identified microscopic polymers comprised of genetically-engineered fungal forms mutated with viruses, which are now part of the air we breathe.

Monsanto is said to be making the chemical mixture.

In the late 1960s Monsanto supported the secret Muad’ Dib Geoengineering Lab to develop chemtrail technology; their crown jewel program to protect earth from global warming via weather control. Sounds so humanitarian, right? Wrong!

 I don’t know…

Industry can be pretty powerful, especially when aligned with “national security.”  But this powerful for this long time?

I’m keeping an open mind, but I want better proof than I am finding here.

What do you think?

Source: What are Chemtrails and How Are They Harming Our Food and Water? | The Truth About Cancer

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February 14, 2017 at 4:22 pm

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