Believe it or not – YES!
There are so many nasty chemicals in conventional cleaning products that they are actually impacting lung function.
Women with regular exposure to cleaning products may face a steeper decline in lung function over time, according to an international study.
Women who used sprays or other cleaning products at least once per week had a more accelerated decline than women who didn’t, the study authors wrote.
“We need to think about our products and the way we apply them,” Dr. Margaret Quinn told Reuters Health by phone. “Cleaning products, especially sprays, now contain a mix of chemicals that can cause respiratory illness.”