NEW STUDY: Chemicals in cleaning products are as bad as smoking 20 cigarettes a day
This study suggests that also long-term respiratory health is impaired 10-20 years with regular cleaning activities. We found accelerated lung function decline in women, both following occupational cleaning and just everyday house cleaning.
According to the American Centre for Disease Control (CDC) the FOURTH leading cause of death in the United States is chronic respiratory disease. Maybe it’s not just cigarettes responsible for these deaths, but the synthetic — and toxic — chemicals that we breathe in from multiple sources.
It seems almost every week there is a new study showing how the “everyday” chemicals that surround us are dangerous for our health. Corporations and the medical industry tend to blame nature for chronic illness and poor health, but maybe, just maybe, it’s the chemicals….