advertisement
Question
Posted by: Kayla | 2012/01/09

deoderant and cancer

Hi.
Please can you tell me what the latest is about the link bteween breast cancer and wearing underarm deodorant.
Thankyou.

Not what you were looking for? Try searching again, or ask your own question
Our expert says:
Expert ImageEnviroHealth expert

No conclusive link has been found between either underarm deodorant or antiperspirant. But studies have had conflicting results and more research is needed in this area. As a general health precaution, it's an excellent idea to lower the 'chemical load' in your environment as much as possible: cut back on synthetic body and household products and consider non-toxic, gentler alternatives. We don't yet understand the causes of many cancers and other illnesses; it may well be that different chemicals from various sources have a cumulative effect.

The information provided does not constitute a diagnosis of your condition. You should consult a medical practitioner or other appropriate health care professional for a physical exmanication, diagnosis and formal advice. Health24 and the expert accept no responsibility or liability for any damage or personal harm you may suffer resulting from making use of this content.

1
Our users say:
Posted by: EnviroHealth Expert | 2012/01/10

No conclusive link has been found between either underarm deodorant or antiperspirant. But studies have had conflicting results and more research is needed in this area. As a general health precaution, it's an excellent idea to lower the 'chemical load' in your environment as much as possible: cut back on synthetic body and household products and consider non-toxic, gentler alternatives. We don't yet understand the causes of many cancers and other illnesses; it may well be that different chemicals from various sources have a cumulative effect.

Reply to EnviroHealth Expert

Have your say

Thanks for commenting! Your comment will appear on the site shortly.
Thanks for commenting! Your comment will appear on the site shortly.
advertisement