Chlorine Levels Linked to Breast Cancer

In this day and age, virtually everyone has had some connection to cancer either themselves or to someone in their family. People are rarely aware of how often they put themselves in a position to get sick: many of the chemicals we come into contact with in our day to day lives are used to “improve” things – adding chemicals to produce to make them grow bigger, adding a floral fresh scent to your home, or consuming processed foods for a quick meal. But as we’re discovering, so many of these chemicals are carcinogenic. A human carcinogen is a substance that creates a chemical reaction within the human body to create a cancerous cell – and we are discovering more and more carcinogens as we start to look into all of these “improvements” in our lives.

Breast cancer has now been linked to accumulated amounts of chloride compounds in the breast tissue. According to a study based in Hartford, Connecticut, women with breast cancer have 50-60% more chlorine by-products in their tissue than women without breast cancer.

This is why water filters that remove chlorine are so important:

Chlorine is added to our water supply to kill bacteria, but at high levels that we’re just now calling into question. Even if you’re not swimming laps every day, and if you are drinking filtered water. Chlorine enters the body through our pores, or eyes, nose, ears or mouth.

If you go for a swim in a chlorinated pool, you can feel the drying effects of the chemical on your skin and hair after you get out – now imagine a much more concentrated version of that, but inside your body?

A whole home filter can remove toxins like chlorine from your water not only for your drinking water, but for your sinks, too. The more we’re discovering about the chemicals in our running water that are considered safe, the more urgent it’s becoming to get these chemicals out of our homes ASAP. We offer filtration solutions for any type of home – condo, mobile home, apartment, house; if it has running water, we have a solution for you. If you’re on the fence, consider getting your water tested: it’s free, and you can find out for yourself what’s actually in your water and make an informed decision.

Or better yet check out our limited run sale on filters (while supplies last):

Don’t wait for one of these health stories to hit too close to home – be proactive about your health, and give yourself and your family some peace of mind.