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ARE PADS AND TAMPONS UNHEALTHY?

Are pads and tampons unhealthy?   There are a lot of scare stories going around about whether it is safe to use tampons and pads. Knowing the truth about what is in them and how they can affect your body will help you to make the choice about the best approach for your period. Tampons and pads certainly have their place and are perfect for some women - but are they the best choice for our health? What are they made of? Almost all standard tampons and pads are made from bleached rayon, cotton and plastics. They are also found to contain pesticide residue, various chemicals and even glues. Pesticide is found in 85% of the World’s cotton - so...

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