Re: Dental trauma and the necessity of root canals
It's been a long time since I posted. You've probably read about some of my messages...about how I associated my pains with a broken tooth and the breakup of the amalgam and so forth. It's a very long story.
Before I had my 8 dental amalgams replaced, I changed my diet and took many different herbs. Marshmallow root was such a good one. There's others like Queen of the Meadow, Burdock Root, Gotu Kola, Damiana, Gravel Root, and a small amount of Ginger.
After I had the 8 dental amalgams replaced with porcelain fillings, I continued with my healthy diet and herbs. But one time I made the mistake of taking anti-mercury compounds and got very very sick. But the herbs were always gentle for me.
There's a protocol recommended by some when removing these mercury fillings, but I just had them removed quadrant by quadrant, two in each quadrant. I asked for dental dam, and I believe that they vacuumed my mouth during the procedure. I told them that I had a sensitivity to these metal fillings. Care has to be taken during this dental process, to reduce any more exposure to the mercury.
Since at the time, so many people still thought it was safe to have this dangerous metal in our mouth, I just told them I wanted white fillings for cosmetic purposes. Getting rid of those poisonous things was the best thing I could do. Never again have I had those types of headaches or muscle pains. It's been so long ago, that part of me wants to forget, but I suppose I should always remember...remember so that I can help others that might be also going through the same thing. I hope that helps.
Just a little edit: Some of the anti-mercury foods are raw garlic and cilantro. You can add them to your other foods which can give you a nice taste too. You can read more about those foods from other sources. Some people recommend that you don't use these foods extensively until after you have had the source of mercury poisoning removed from your teeth.
Last edited by rhody; 05-27-2008 at 06:59 PM.