posted on Jun, 26 2004 @ 10:34 AM
You are forgetting the hormones we eat and drink every day. There are xeno-estrogens in our food, dairy and sometimes water.
The widespread use of herbicides, pesticides and plastics have created a problem that has never before existed on this planet. We are polluting our
environment and ourselves in a sea of estrogen-like mimics. They are everywhere: in the air, water, soil, and over abundantly in our bodies. Called
xeno-estrogens, these are substances which have a powerful estrogenic effect on the body, are fat-soluble and non-biodegradable. They are also
We presently live in a world awash with petrochemicals. Petrochemicals are everywhere. Our machines run on petrochemicals, and millions of products
including plastics, microchips, medicines, clothing, foods, soaps, pesticides and even perfumes are either made from petrochemicals or contain them.
The popular slogan in the early 1950s, "Better Living Through Chemistry", is returning to haunt us.
The legacy of this pollution has resulted in an epidemic of reproductive abnormalities, including the steadily increasing number of cancers of the
reproductive tract, infertility, low sperm- counts, poor sperm-quality and the feminisation of males. The potential consequences of this overexposure
are staggering, especially considering that one of the consequences is the passing on of reproductive abnormalities to offspring. (7)
This is the link to that report.