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10 Effective ways to reduce exposure to hormone disrupting chemicals in personal care products

The dangers of endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDC) found in plenty of everyday products like plastic, perfume, and even some foods are not something a lot of people are aware of. These chemicals share similar structures with natural hormones like estrogen and androgen. This factor allows them to interfere with reproduction, development, and immune system function.  Exposure to these chemicals in the environment can have significant health effects for both children and adults. The World Health Organization reports that the effects EDCs have on the body’s hormonal systems can lead to infertility, obesity, Type 2 diabetes, as well as a variety of other diseases. To make it worse, these effects can also be transmitted to future generations, giving a much bigger emphasis on avoiding EDCs as much as possible.  Read more....

 

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