Many of the patients are unaware about the main cause of any type of cancer, breast cancer , for example. The breast cancer is one type of cancer that causes to almost one in eight women across the world. This is the known fact.
How many of us who have relatives in our family have experienced the breast cancer or any type of cancer? The main cause is unknown to any of the doctors and the patients. But still the patients suffer from the side effects of treatment of breast cancer like chemotherapy and radiation. When something unusual is found in the breasts, we directly go to the doctor. In a way it is right. But somewhere there is a need to know the fact about the main cause of breast cancer. Mainly, there is a feeling that there must have been poor diet or heavy fat intake which causes cancer. But there are many other factors that decide the cancer in the body. Mainly the toxins in the body.
Now, what are these toxins? What is their role? What chemicals are toxic in nature? How cancer causes due to toxins in body.
We unknowingly get exposed to thousands of chemicals everyday through the household cleaning products, mobile phones, cell phones, cosmetics, etc that contain lots of toxic materials which are harmful to the body and that trigger the higher chances of getting cancer, diabetes etc.
Dr. Deepak Chopra says, "using products with petrochemicals causes inflammation in the body. This type of inflammation is what causes many types of cancer."
What chemicals are toxic ?
The list of the toxic and hazardous household chemicals are :
- Air Fresheners
- Dishwasher detergents
- Furniture polish
- Drain clener
- Oven cleaner
- Toilet bowl cleaner
- Laundry room products
- Silica powder found in abrasive cleaning powders mainly causes cancer.
How to identify that the products are hazardous?
Whenever you buy a product, carefully read the label that contains the instructions about the use, storage and disposal. The words, "caution", "danger" and "warning" are the three words that describe the hazardous of the product. Caution and Warning means "least toxic" and Danger means "More toxic".
Which chemicals are linked to breast cancer?
The most acutely dangerous cleaning products are corrosive drain cleaners, oven cleaners, and acidic toilet bowl cleaners, according to Philip Dickey of the Washington Toxics Coalition.
How to avoid them?
- Avoid plastic bottled water. Instead use water filters that removes most of the impurities.
- Wash the dishes with the gloves in hand . It can cause damage to the skin even.
- Read carefully while buying these products by looking at the label at the backside of any product or cleaner. It may be stated as caution or danger or poison. Depending upon the more toxic, least toxic, and moderately toxic features, the product has to be bought.