CHAPTER 10: Chemical Stress
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Chemical stressors seem to be everywhere these days and there is hardly a person who is not familiar with some tragic tale of a town besieged by chemical dumping or the media and entertainment industry’s use of such tragedies to influence the masses. There is growing scientific evidence coupled with a greater understanding of the positive and negative impact that internal (mother’s physiology) and external (mother’s environment) chemical stresses have on the developing fetus.
A multitude of chemical factors including dietary habits, how foods are grown, stored, and prepared, medications, nutritional supplements, home and work-place environment, air quality, exposure to electromagnetic fields, cleaning products utilized in the home and workplace, pesticides, exposure to chemicals used in manufacturing, rugs and furniture, exposure to body hygiene products, shampoo, perfume, hair and nail treatments, perchloroethylene found in aerosol formulations, solvent soaps, printing inks, adhesives, sealants, polishes, lubricants, silicones, typewriter correction fluid, and shoe polish.
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