Could Joint Pain and Stiffness Be From Root Canals and Silver Fillings?

Posted By Zack (Garden Grove, Ca) on 06/26/2016

Hi everyone,

In the last year I have been having a lot of joint pain in my ankles and the joint in my index finger is swollen as well. I was wondering if this can be related to my four root canals and five silver fillings I have, the root canals I have had for over 20 years, and they have not given me any problems. But lately I have been doing some research on root canals and silver fillings, and some of the articles indicate joint pain and stiffness being related to root canals and silver fillings. I would appreciate any feedback.


Replied by Nicole (Chantilly, Va) on 07/20/2016

I have been wondering the same thing about my 12 yr old son! He had an amalgam capped molar for a couple years...came out about 2 years ago. In the past year he's had major ankle and foot pain, to the point when he can't walk after a simple game of basketball. He also has a terrible memory...can't remember basic things ...constantly losing library books, coats, hats, gloves, phone...worse than my 78 yr old mom. He's also been developing some anxiety and OCD symptoms. I know mercury loves to hang out in the brain. I've been doing research on what methods to use to detox him of mercury. I may start with chlorella and cilantro with a binder of diatomaceous earth first and see how that goes.

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