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Antibacterial Soap no Better then Regular Soap and May be Linked to Autism

Posted Nov 04 2009 10:04pm

New research is pointing to a growing concern that antibacterial soaps, and the antibacterial pesticides contained within them, like Triclosan, may be detrimental to pregnant women, infants and young children.  Triclosan is an endocrine disruptor which means that it could also trigger other diseases,  such as breast cancer, prostate cancer, and Alzheimer’s.

Antibacterial soaps and household cleaners are used by millions of Americans each day, believing that they are protecting themselves and their families’ health. As it turns out, just because a chemical fights germs does not mean it promotes health. On the contrary, it could be hazardous to your health.

For a list of products that contain this chemical click here.

In medical practice, patients diagnosed with Autism often show improvement when they are placed on a detoxification program. One reason for this improvement in symptoms may be the removal of this and other toxic chemicals that are stored in fat cells.

-Dr. Gina

New research is pointing to a growing concern that antibacterial soaps, and the antibacterial pesticides contained within them, like Triclosan, may be detrimental to pregnant women, infants and young children.  Triclosan is an endocrine disruptor which means that it could also trigger other diseases,  such as breast cancer, prostate cancer, and Alzheimer’s.

Antibacterial soaps and household cleaners are used by millions of Americans each day, believing that they are protecting themselves and their families’ health. As it turns out, just because a chemical fights germs does not mean it promotes health. On the contrary, it could be hazardous to your health.

For a list of products that contain this chemical click here.

In medical practice, patients diagnosed with Autism often show improvement when they are placed on a detoxification program. One reason for this improvement in symptoms may be the removal of this and other toxic chemicals that are stored in fat cells.

-Dr. Gina

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