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Study: Exposure to Two Pesticides Linked to Endometriosis

Health & Wellness  (tags: women, study, science, pesticides, warning, endometriosis, safety, health, illness, risks, research )

- 1659 days ago -
Exposure to two banned pesticides may be associated with an increased risk of endometriosis, according to researchers from Washington state. Endometriosis, a disease in which uterine tissue grows in the ovaries or other parts of the body, often causes...

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Birgit W (160)
Saturday November 9, 2013, 3:18 pm
Thanks for sharing

Elizabeth M (65)
Saturday November 9, 2013, 4:29 pm
Noted. Thank you for sharing. I didn't find anything that said it could be passed on through birth.Years ago when landscaping, and planting I used several pesticides before my girls were born. I never had endometriosis, but both of my daughters had this, which ended in operations, and no chance of childbirth as it was never caught soon enough.Surrounding organs can be affected by this disease.

Vallee R (280)
Saturday November 9, 2013, 4:54 pm
Not surprised - thanks

Evelyn Z (300)
Saturday November 9, 2013, 5:17 pm
Interesting, but not surprising article. Thanks for sharing

Laurie H (817)
Saturday November 9, 2013, 6:08 pm
Wow, this is very important noting, but also, not very surprised either. Thanks so much for sharing Carrie!!~

Jason S (50)
Saturday November 9, 2013, 7:02 pm
Good posting, thanks

Past Member (0)
Sunday November 10, 2013, 5:54 am

S S (0)
Sunday November 10, 2013, 10:06 am
Thank you.

Bryna Pizzo (139)
Sunday November 10, 2013, 12:55 pm
Thank you for the news!

Sheila D (194)
Sunday November 10, 2013, 3:08 pm
Very believable...had a partial hysterectomy in 1973 due to endometriosis.

Colleen L (3)
Sunday November 10, 2013, 10:25 pm
When in the heck are these fools ever going to pay attention about Pesticides? All these warnings and they still use them. Thanks Carrie

Lindsay K (6)
Monday November 11, 2013, 5:00 am
Noted, thanks for sharing

Arlene Mary Baladi (40)
Monday November 11, 2013, 11:52 am
Noted...thank you for posting this Carrie. I am not surprised by the findings either. Hope you are feeling well on this Veteran's Day! Peace, Light and Love.

Winn A (179)
Monday November 11, 2013, 1:05 pm

Jeanne Rogers (1203)
Monday November 11, 2013, 3:57 pm

Melania Padilla (122)
Tuesday November 12, 2013, 7:54 am
Not surprised....

Ginger Geronimo (438)
Wednesday November 13, 2013, 11:55 am
I've heard several different things. I don't really think they know for sure what causes endometriosis. I sure wish they'd find out for sure because I have severe endometriosis & I'm tired of suffering with it. I wish they'd not only find out what causes it, but find a freaking cure or at least better treatments.

Sergio Padilla (65)
Friday November 22, 2013, 1:52 pm
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