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Teeth Braces And Tongue Studs
Teeth Braces And Tongue Studs by Jane Thurnell-Read
Dental amalgam, teeth braces and body piercing can cause major health problems for their owners. The current enthusiasm for teeth braces may help straighten children’s teeth, and the owners of elaborate body piercing may feel it enhances their sex appeal, but these small pieces of metal should be used with caution: they may be dangerous for health.
An electric current is generated easily when there are two dissimilar metals in an electrolyte. Such a situation can arise in the mouth. The saliva is the electrolyte – a very good conductor of electricity – and dental amalgams are composed of several dissimilar metals. Measurement of these minute electric currents in patients with at least 2-3 amalgam fillings has shown that the electrical output involved is a thousand times greater than that used by the body in nerve conduction. (Robert Hempleman International Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, November 1997).
Although the electric current is small, it does appear that in some people it is enough to interfere with the brain’s activity. This can lead to headaches, behavioural problems, inability to concentrate, think clearly and remember things.
A similar problem can also occur with dental braces, which are made of several dissimilar metals. It is sad that many teenagers wear dental braces during the critical years before major exams. These dental braces could lead to these children not succeeding as well as they should, because the electric current generated by the brace leads to interference in the activity of the brain.
My training is in health kinesiology, and there is a correction process that deals with this. It is the rather fearful-sounding electric current correction. The correction is very simple. It usually involves placing several magnets around the area involved and rebalancing acupuncture points. The electric current correction does not stop the battery-effect being there, but it does stop the client being excessively disturbed by it.
I had treated two children in a family with great success, so when one of the children, the daughter, suddenly became dyslexic overnight the mother decided to consult me. When the child came in to my office, I noticed that she had a brace on one of her teeth. I immediately asked her mother how long it had been since the dentist had fitted the brace. Her mother told me it was 6 weeks. I then asked when she had suddenly become dyslexic. This was also 6 weeks previously. Through the muscle testing I established that my surmise was right – she needed a simple electric current correction. This took a maximum of 10 minutes.
That evening her mother phoned me up: she was very excited. She told me that she had gone to pick her daughter up from school as usual and the child’s teacher had made a point of speaking to her. He told the mother that it was as though a switch had been changed because the child’s sudden dyslexia had completely disappeared. He asked her what had happened in the morning when the mother had taken her daughter out of school – he was in no doubt that this was the cause of the child’s dramatic transformation.
As well as generating new problems, dental braces can also make existing symptoms worse. A boy of 12 was brought to see me. He had been suffering from migraines for some years. He was wearing a full brace. When I questioned his mother she said that his migraines had started before the brace was put in, but that they had become worse since her son was wearing the brace. The solution to his problems was not a question of only one electric current correction as happened with the previous child, but an electric current was part of the work needed to clear his migraines.
I have also noticed that nearly all of the clients who have come for help to stop biting their nails need the electric current correction as part of the treatment. I am not sure why this is the case, but it certainly often forms part of the usually successful programme of work for these people.
The modern fashion for body piercing can have serious side effects. Body piercing only seems to be a problem from the point of view of electric currents when there are body fluids involved, because the body fluids are excellent electrical conductors, whereas normal skin is not, so tongue and genital piercing, for example, may cause problems. Ear and eyebrow piercing are unlikely to be a problem for this reason, although they may be a problem for other reasons (for example by interfering with a meridian).
An epileptic teenager had been a client, but I had not seen her for some time, as she was now off her medication and free of fits. She phoned and asked to make an appointment. She told me that she had experienced 7-10 fits in the previous week after being fit-free for over two years, following her previous treatment with me. I established through muscle testing that having her tongue pierced two weeks before was largely to blame. Fortunately for her we were able to use the electric current correction, so that she could keep her tongue stud and become fit-free again.
Sometimes electric current corrections are needed when the client has metal in other areas of the body. One client had shrapnel in his arm from the 2nd World war and that required an electric current correction; another client had metal in her replacement hip joint and this was causing problems.
Some people undoubtedly have metal in their bodies without any problems, but for the vast majority of people it does appear to be a problem.
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