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The Dangers of Antiperspirants and Deodorants - aluminum - Causes Cancer, Alzheimer\

Every day you apply Deodorant or Antiperspirant, has it ever crossed your mind about the ingredients?


This Is Why You Should Stop Using Deodorant
If you're like most Americans, your typical morning includes taking a shower, cleaning your teeth and wrapping up your hygiene routine with the swipe or spray of deodorant before getting dressed and primped. A whopping 95 percent of Americans regularly use deodorant, which has made the deodorant business an $18 billion industry...
Antiperspirants, Deodorants, and Breast Cancer
Could antiperspirants and deodorants increase the risk of breast cancer? Here’s what you should know! 


Why You Should Use Aluminum-Free Deodorant

There are times in life when we need added protection against body odor. Whether at the gym or in an important meeting, it’s very likely that, without some type of deodorant, we’ll sweat and let out a little odor. Not a pleasant topic, but it can’t be ignored. Choosing the right deodorant is just as important as wearing it regularly. You need to find one that will not only provide lasting protection, but will also be free of toxins. ....Continue Reading

Old Spice and Secret deodorants recalled after cancer-causing chemical is detected

Procter & Gamble Co. issued a recall for more than a dozen Old Spice and Secret-branded aerosol deodorants and sprays, warning that the products could contain benzene, a cancer-causing agent.

The recall notice, published earlier this week, noted that the affected products likely will not expose people to levels of benzene high enough to cause health issues. The company added it has not "received any reports of adverse events," but it's moving forward with the recall out of "an abundance of caution."
"Exposure to benzene can occur by inhalation, orally, and through the skin and it can result in cancers, including leukemia and blood cancer of the bone marrow and blood disorders which can be life-threatening," the recall notice said. ....Continue Reading

How Dangerous Is Your Deodorant?

Habitual use of deodorants and antiperspirants has a significant effect on armpit bacterial density and variation

Aluminum in antiperspirants is known to accumulate in breast tissue and may be linked to an increased cancer risk

Antiperspirants block sweat production in your underarms; sweating helps your body to eliminate toxins, which supports proper immune function and helps prevent diseases related to toxic overload  ....Continue Reading