They cost a little bit more but...
Actually, the real price of all that convenience yor hard-earned money.
No, it’s years of pain
and suffering. Because the polyfluorinated compounds (PFCs) that make all this convenience possible could be eating your joints from the inside.
That's right, new research has shown that PFCs can increase the risk of osteoarthritis in women.
In the study, women with the highest levels of exposure to two types of PFCs: Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and Perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS), had nearly double the risk of osteoarthritis.
The risk is highest in women between the ages of 20 and 49 and a little lower in women over the age of 50. That could be because many older women didn’t grow up with PFCs (and modern conveniences) absolutely everywhere.
If you’re under 50, odds are these chemicals have been with you every moment of your life - from birth, until right now. And all that exposure can add up to a lot of damage.
Not just a higher risk of osteoarthritis... In women, PFCs can increase the risk of early menopause by 40%. And early menopause itself is a risk factor for heart disease
, stroke, osteoporosis
In men, PFOA has been linked to testicular cancer
. And in one new study, prenatal exposure to PFOA increased the risk of low sperm counts during adulthood.
PFCs can also cause immune system
damage, hypothyroidism, birth defects, sexual dysfunction, kidney cancer
... The list goes on.
The problem is, it’s almost impossible to eliminate all sources of PFCs at this point. But you can dramatically reduce your exposure to some of the worst types, such as PFOA and PFOS, by foregoing some conveniences.
One of the most common sources of PFC exposure is from non-stick cookware so you can start by replacing your pans and pots with cast-iron ones.
And, you work with your doctor who can put you through a detoxification programme to reduce the levels of PFCs and other toxins in your body.
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