Dear Doctor, what is your view on aluminium in deodorants? I have never been too concerned about it, but now that it’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month is here I’ve read that it can cause breast cancer.
There is a history of controversy around aluminium exposure and breast cancer and Alzheimer’s Disease. No definitive proof exists that aluminium plays a specific role in the development of these conditions. The aluminium content of an anti-perspirant is very low and the absorption through the skin is even lower. One is more likely to be exposed to higher levels through daily food consumption. It is more important to focus on avoiding hormone additives to meat and milk wherever possible.
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I cannot live without my deodorant.
I really hope it doesn’t affect us, as deodorant is a necessity!
Very informative because I heard aluminium is good to use to kill the odor causing bacteria
Would be nice to know which ingredients to be careful of
What should we look out for?
OMG, so what is the right deodorants? Name of the products?
The jury is still out on this one! But at this stage I won’t leave home without it!