Household products are important, we need them and we can’t run away from that.
The problem with many cheap, easily available household products is that they contain harmful chemicals in the form of Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals or EDCs.
According to a study published in The Journal of the North American Menopause Society (NAMS) EDCs may be the cause of disruptive sleep in up to 60% of menopausal women.
And it doesn’t end there, unfortunately.
Trouble falling asleep can lead to depression and even more severe health issues.
WHAT EDCs COULD BE DOING TO YOU
There’s also evidence to suggest that some chemicals in seemingly harmless household necessities can be linked to an increased risk of the following:
✣ Weight gain
GET SAVVY ON TOXINS
Check the labels on products and try to avoid these nasties:
✣ Synthetic colours and fragrance
✣ Methylisothiazolinone (MIT)
✣ Methylchloroisothiazolinone (MCI)
✣ Sodium lauryl sulphate (SLS)
✣ Sodium laureth sulphate (SLES)
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