Autism’s Rising Rates Blamed on Toxic Chemicals

Author: Green Cyprus  //  Category: Green Chat


10 widely used chemicals and mixtures of chemicals that are suspected of harming the developing brain, include lead, methylmercury, organochlorine pesticides, endocrine disruptors such as bisphenol-A and phthalates, automobile exhaust, and flame retardants. Chemicals such as these are blamed on the increase in rates of Autism. Based on research from the US, this article makes interesting reading because so many children these days including here in Cyprus, seem to be on ‘the autistic spectrum’. Reason enough to eliminate toxic chemicals from yours and your children’s lives… 


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