Pthalates May Cause Early Menopause and Worse
|Posted on March 12, 2014 at 10:00 AM|
Pthalates. Again. Pthalates are found in everything from personal care products to packaging. This is a hard one to rid your home of, afterall, we don't know the ingredients of packaging.
"Pthalates have previously been linked to increased risks of cancer, diabetes and obesity. Now Dr. Grindler and other American researchers say the chemicals are disrupting women’s reproductive systems, including their ovaries, and leading to early menopause.
Women exposed to higher levels have been found to have significant hormone fluctuations that cause the early onset of Menopause, an average of 2 1/2 years before other women.
There’s a lot that we don’t know at this point, our research is still preliminary, but it’s enough to suggest it is having a detrimental impact in the long term."
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