The use of antiperspirants and deodorants has spread, and good for the comfort they bring. Still, those containing aluminum when they are associated with shaving armpits can be dangerous in the long run and increase the risk of breast cancer. Deodorants, antiperspirants and breast and aluminiumCancer aluminiumAvant 16 years: risk maximalDeodorants, antiperspirants and deodorants aluminiumLa most-four out of five-contain aluminum. Aluminum is used to increase their duration of action: it is the anti-perspirant. The deodorant effect, for its part, is related to these products that make up disinfectant that eliminates bacteria and odor-causing underarm. Breast cancer and aluminiumLa issue of the safety of aluminum has been properly raised, the fear being that its use is associated with an increased risk of breast cancer. .
During the Days of Pyrenean gynecology practice in 2006, congress of gynecologists, Dr. Gabriel Andre has made a presentation to finally clear to see: the risk of breast cancer actually increases when these products are used in conjunction with shaving armpits. Dr. Gabriel Andre cites figures from a U.S. study of 2003 that followed 437 women with breast cancer. Those who never uses deodorant or antiperspirant, and who had never shaved armpits, had a mean age of onset of breast cancer by 67 years. Conversely, those with widely used deodorants and antiperspirants, while shaving armpits, had a mean age of onset of breast cancer of 59 years, 8 years Tota. more.