Researchers from the University of California in Los Angeles believe that the intimate areas on the body need special care, so advise the fair sex is not abuse soap and a variety of shower gels. According to a new study, the use of these products for the care of intimate parts of the body can greatly increase the risk of infectious diseases, sexually transmitted diseases.
Experts attribute this to the fact that the use of soaps and gels leads to a violation of PH balance and damage the delicate tissues. Thus, the probability of catching an infection significantly increased. The risk of contracting diseases transmitted by sexual contact, and increases the use of available tools as a replacement for a special lubricant, reports Daily Mail.
The researchers caution that the choice of such funds should be treated very seriously, as most of them have not been enough testing. It is better to try as much as possible to avoid any scented and colorful funds intended for personal hygiene.
In addition, earlier studies have shown that young people who too often use an antibacterial soap containing triclosan at risk of becoming allergic, and frequent contact with foods containing high levels of BPA (Bisphenol A) in adults may have a negative effect on the immune system - These are the findings of a new study by the University of Michigan School of Public Health.
And in 2007, scientists from the University of California at Davis (University of California, Davis) conducted laboratory studies and found that the conventional antibacterial chemical additives contained in detergents (for example, in the sauna soap) may disrupt the hormonal activity of the organism. The mechanism of action of antibacterial chemicals not previously been described, and these studies have questioned the appropriateness of the use of antibacterial soap for daily use, man.
Scientists have studied the effect of chemicals called "endocrine disruptors", in laboratory animals, and found that these chemicals can cause a number of serious health problems, including cancer, impaired fertility and the development of a variety of physical abnormalities.