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Are you Buying Cancer Every Month? Effects of Dioxins in Sanitary Pads.

There are few things certain in life. And for women, the usage of Feminine hygiene products has been added to it ever since the invention of sanitary pads. The sanitary pads have become inevitable to them - From her first period till the Menopause. Most of the women use what her mother used/uses without contemplating much about it. Because, even today, women are facing an uncomfortable situation when they have to buy sanitary pads or tampons in an outlet store and for the obvious reason they avoid the awkward conversation with the shopkeeper to question about the nitty-gritty of the sanitary pad they purchase every month. On average, a woman will have to use 12,000 to 17,000 disposable sanitary pads/tampon in her lifetime. Today, women are forced to believe that what they use is pure and made of pure cotton by ceaseless advertisement through Televisions, Internet and even smartphones. But,

Here are the Shocking and Hazardous facts about the conventional sanitary pads:

Why Sanitary pads are dangerous?

Shock #1

Almost all the conventional sanitary pads are mimicked to look like pure cotton. But that's not true. Yes, they are made from waste papers and wood pulps.

Shock #2

Since the white colour is associated with purity, the waste papers and wood pulps are processed and bleached with chlorine to make it look sterile.

Shock #3

It may look pristine and harmless, but the bleached waste paper and wood pulp will still have the residues and by-products of bleaching. The two of the deadliest toxins - Dioxin and Trihalomethane.

Shock #4

Dioxins are earmarked as the No.1 Human Carcinogen - a substance that causes cancer in living tissue.

Shock #5

Dioxin is banned in early 2001 because of its capability to cause cancer in ovaries, bladder, breasts and uterus. And it also contains a range of harmful chemicals including polychlorinated dibenzodioxins (PCDDs), polychlorinated dibenzofurans (PCDFs) and the recently banned, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs).

Shock #6

Dioxins also cause Pelvic Inflammatory Diseases and Endometriosis.

The Endometriosis Association of America correlates the very high incidence of Endometriosis to dioxin in sanitary napkins.

Shock #7

Dioxin can also cause infertility, hormonal imbalance and multiple menstrual disorders.

For an average woman, it is not just one exposure but 500 menstrual cycles (ie) 2500 menstrual days susceptible to hazardous toxins.

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