Many women are unaware of the risks they undergo, while unceremoniously going through their monthly ritual, hoping it would be less painful this time. But what every woman often neglects and is ignorant about, is that the sanitary pads that they use have become a silent health threat over the years, like a ticking time-bomb.
In recent years, there has been alarming increase in the number of young women becoming infected with medical problems related to the uterus, reproductive organ or genitals.
Are you aware of the health risks associated with these poorly made sanitary napkin ?
Recycled Paper Padding with Bleaching agents contains chlorine and dioxin
Investigations have since proved that most menstrual sanitary pads available on the market are produced from recycled paper materials containing print ink and other chemicals which are later bleached with chemicals dioxin and chlorine. Dioxins are environmental pollutans and it is a part of a group known as Persistent Organic Pollutan.
What are the dangers to our health caused by dioxin residues on tampons or sanitary napkins?
Studying the chemical dioxin and chlorine they are cancerous chemicals when they come in contact with the human skin and more especially the tender part of the woman’s genitals. Dioxins is highly carcinogenic causing gynecological cancer , affect our immune and reproductive system. Not immediate cancer and other gynecological dysfunctions but the effects are cumulative.
Conditions evoked by Poor Quality Sanitary Pads during menstruation
- External Vaginal inflammations
- Itchy Skin on the private part
- Vaginal inflammation
- Cervical Inflammation and erosion
- Endometrial Inflammation
- Excessive white discharge
- Searing heart or pain in the lower abdomen
- Feeling nauseous
- Urge to urinate
- Urinal pain
- Sore waist
- Aching waist
- Genital warts
- Genital herpes
- Menstrual disorders (Heavy periods, Light periods, Spotting in between periods, Prolonged periods, Menstrual pains (abdominal and back ache before or during messes).