You may have heard that your choice of deodorant can contribute to breast cancer. As you shop for deodorant, it’s important to know if these rumors have merit, or if you can still buy your favorite deodorant.
Most importantly… you have to think for yourself, and own your decisions.
Antiperspirants and Cancer Risk
Some say antiperspirants can contribute to breast cancer. Antiperspirants help reduce your sweat, and they say there’s no correlation to their influence on breast cancer. Some have said that using deodorant after shaving can more easily allow carcinogens into the body… And well meaning “experts” claim it’s untrue.
Many people switch to “natural” antiperspirants without things like parabens and aluminum. Some people have a personal preference for natural antiperspirants. Other people make the switch to avoid the risk of cancer. The experts “say” deodorants with aluminum work better for you, and there’s “no risk of cancer.”
Parabens are used as preservatives in some antiperspirants and deodorants.
Some people say they can contribute to the risk of breast cancer. And the mainstream pushes the idea that there is no proof parabens contribute to the risk of breast cancer.
Even more “claims”
They say… If you are looking for deodorant, don’t worry if you see parabens in the ingredient list.
Aluminum and Cancer Risk
Deodorants with aluminum may be the biggest worry for cancer risk. Some say you can’t expose your breast tissue to too much aluminum. Some claim you can’t put deodorant too close to your breast tissue. The effects of exposing breast tissue to aluminum were studied, they say… and by whom were they funded?
How were they carefully worded?
What did they leave out?
Instead, the “experts” say… There is no clear link present, aluminum in deodorant should not cause people to worry.
Still more “claims”
How Many “Claims” Have Been Made?
It is common, it’s okay to be worried about breast cancer risk.
With the distrust that’s developed over the past few years, how can you be expected to trust any of the claims made? Being aware of what might cause cancer can help you make unconventional or unpopular decisions for your life and health.
Small actions like these can change your life for the better in the long run.
When “they” say… “Neither antiperspirants, parabens, nor aluminum has a link to breast cancer…” Be suspicious. Keep looking for additional, deeper information. Look for the counter argument. Slow down your decision making process.
And if you want to make it even easier… Lean toward “safer than sorry.”
Make your own decisions… take your own actions. Take responsibility for your life and health.
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