Today deodorant or antiperspirant has become part of our life. As we brush our teeth daily or comb our hair, before going out we do apply deodorant on daily basis. Various types of deodorant are available in the market, but all of these deodorants are synthetic, all made of chemical and very toxic or harmful. Every day our skin absorbs this chemical, which can cause various types of physical damages. Today, we will discuss some of the physical illnesses that can be caused by the regular usage of deodorant and antiperspirant.
1) Different skin problems: Usually in the deodorant, there is a compound called Propylene Glycol, which can cause different skin problems such as red clotting or irritation of the skin. At the same time, this Compound is Neurotoxic. This can damage your central nervous system Roll-on or stick deodorant has high levels of propylene glycol.
2) Alzheimer's disease: The main ingredient of antiperspirants is aluminum. This can lead to various physical illnesses such as Dementia and Alzheimer's disease. Also, there are chances of getting asthma from the odor of the deodorant, if we inhale or smell the deodorant odor regularly.
3) Hormonal imbalance: Most of the time Parabens are used as preservatives in deodorant. This results in the problem of irregular menstrual cycles due to hormonal imbalance in the body and girls may become menstruating before the appropriate age. Most of the deodorants use Propylparaben, Methylparaben, Ethylparaben or Butylparaben these are used as Parabens in deodorant.
4) Block the sweat glands: Deodorants and antiperspirants can block the skin pores. Many harmful toxins are released from the body with our sweat. But if the skin pores are closed, it stays inside the body and gets accumulated inside the body. This can damage your body cells, even there is a possibility of getting cancer.