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Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Hand Sanitizer's Dirty Little Secret

Hand sanitizers are one of the popular product in our generation. We actually use them on a daily basis for killing germs and bacteria in our hands.

But, after reading this article, you will possibly think twice about using a hand sanitizer.

The purpose of hand sanitizer is to destroy germs and bacteria. And yes, it really does its job well. So well that even the good bacteria are destroyed.

Good bacteria fight off bad bacteria and are essential in our immune system's balance. And when they are killed, our immunity weakens along with our ability to handle infections, inflammations and other health issues.

Hand Sanitizer's Dirty Little Secret

Furthermore, hand sanitizers can increase the amount of Bisphenol A, a chemical that can pose a number of health risks. Commonly on our endocrine system, the system that is responsible for producing hormones, controlling the functions of our body and maintaining the tissues and organs.

According to recent studies, high levels of Bisphenol A in the body increases the risk of heart disease, diabetes, infertility and cancer.

Hence, avoid this product and go for regular soap and water instead.

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