Dangers of Feminine Hygiene Products that Every Woman Needs to Know

Source: Mercola

Many women have heard of toxic shock syndrome (TSS), a rare bacterial infection that can lead to a potentially fatal drop in blood pressure (shock) and organ damage, and most associate it with the use of tampons — particularly super absorbent varieties that are left in too long.

In fact, most tampon boxes contain a warning about TSS, leading many people to believe, mistakenly, that tampons themselves are the cause of this disease.

Instead, and more importantly, the health risks associated with tampons depends on how they interact with your body as a whole; your bodily state of health, or lack thereof, can create a perfect storm of conditions for TSS to develop.

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