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Nail Polish Toxins Found In Urine Could Influence Bladder Health

If you love getting a manicure or pedicure, a recent announcement by the Environmental Working Group will make you rethink the brands you might be using. Polishes by Sally Hansen, Essie, OPI, Revlon, Wet N Wild, Spa Ritual, Orly, theBalm, Nuance, Maybelline and Beauty without Cruelty contain a chemical called triphenyl phosphate (TPHP), known for its endocrine-disrupting [...]

By | 2017-01-18T12:02:36+00:00 October 21st, 2015|Consumer Alerts, Interstitial Cystitis Network Blog, Jill's Journal, Toxic Exposures, Women's Health|Comments Off on Nail Polish Toxins Found In Urine Could Influence Bladder Health

Pesticides now linked to Parkinson’s Disease, Alzheimer’s, Endometriosis

You may wonder why the ICN is covering research for Parkinson's disease. This study demonstrates, yet again, that exposure to man made chemicals has the potential of causing serious chronic disease, in this case Parkinson's disease, in patients with a specific genetic makeup. Frankly, this comes as no surprise. A few days ago, another study [...]

By | 2017-01-31T13:17:25+00:00 February 6th, 2014|Consumer Alerts, Interstitial Cystitis Network Blog, News, Self-Help Tips for IC, Bladder & Pelvic Pain, Toxic Exposures|Comments Off on Pesticides now linked to Parkinson’s Disease, Alzheimer’s, Endometriosis

Endometriosis Risk Linked to Two Pesticides

Endometriosis Risk Linked to Two Pesticides Interstitial cystitis and endometriosis are known as the "evil twins" in medical literature because they so often co-exist in patients. Thus, any story which covers endometriosis is certainly of relevance to the IC community. This press releases shares yet more deeply disturbing information about the impact of toxins in [...]

By | 2017-01-31T13:30:16+00:00 November 13th, 2013|Consumer Alerts, Editorial, Endometriosis, Interstitial Cystitis Network Blog, Jill's Journal, Toxic Exposures|Comments Off on Endometriosis Risk Linked to Two Pesticides