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High Levels of BPA May Increase Risk of Miscarriage and Breast Cancer

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Nick Naughton4 years ago

New studies have shown that a chemical found in common household plastics, Bisphenol A (BPA), can increase the risk of women developing breast cancer and/or having a miscarriage.

Studies Indicate Bisphenol A (BPA) Poses Risk to Women

  • The first set of studies sought to observe how high levels of BPA could affect pregnancy.
  • After observing 115 woman, the study recorded that the woman with the highest 25 percent of BPA levels also carried an 80 percent greater risk of miscarriage.
  • Another study linked BPA to the develpment of other serious health problems finding that prenatal exposure heightened risk of diseases including breast cancer and neurological problems.

About Bisphonal A (BPA)

  • BPA is a hormone-suppressing chemical and can be leaked from containers when the plastic or metal is heated.
  • The National Toxicology Program (NTP) recommends a few ways to decrease risk of exposure to BPA:          

    • Don’t leave water bottles out in the sun or in your car.            
    • Women should buy baby formula bottles that are BPA free, not metal canned ones.         
    • Avoid cooking or warming food inside plastic.
  • BPA is found in common beverage containers, CD’s, plastic dinnerware, toys, and other products.
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