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Healthy living: has exposure to problematic artificial chemicals really been increasing over the last few decades?

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Dr. David Rosenthal
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
5 doctors agree

In brief: No one knows

It is clear that modern society has introduced many new substances exposed to humans over centuries.
That being said, there is no way to make an overarching statement about all artificial chemicals, their release, and their heath impact. Each item (voc, allergen, toxin, etc) based on its substance, route of human exposure, dose over time can have an impact. The health impact of each must be seen.

In brief: No one knows

It is clear that modern society has introduced many new substances exposed to humans over centuries.
That being said, there is no way to make an overarching statement about all artificial chemicals, their release, and their heath impact. Each item (voc, allergen, toxin, etc) based on its substance, route of human exposure, dose over time can have an impact. The health impact of each must be seen.
Dr. David Rosenthal
Dr. David Rosenthal
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Dr. Pam Yoder
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Toxic soup??

This is a very important question.
I will again refer it to those who can provide data about allergens, toxins including vocs, etc.

In brief: Toxic soup??

This is a very important question.
I will again refer it to those who can provide data about allergens, toxins including vocs, etc.
Dr. Pam Yoder
Dr. Pam Yoder
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