Common Household Items That Could Kill You
The warning is right there on the label: Seek immediate medical help if you ingest toothpaste. If you consume too much, the overdose can cause stomach pain and intestinal blockage. But if the toothpaste contains fluoride, as most do these days, it gets far more serious convulsions, difficulty breathing, and heart attack (amongst other scary side effects), according to?Medline Plus. We re not suggesting that you avoid toothpaste (no one wants stinky breath), but make sure you and your children are using the designated pea sized amount, and thoroughly rinsing with each brush.