If you’re a movie buff than you may know the quote “When you got to go, you got to go.” If you’re not, it’s a scene from Jurassic Park where one of the characters runs to the washroom. Staying with this topic, when you go to the bathroom you’re not giving it much thought. You’re there to do your business, reach for the toilet paper and then leave.
But what if there was more to it? What if there was something you needed to know but were never aware of? Well it just so happens there are doctors who say that people should no longer be using toilet paper.
What could the reason be? Read on to find out why.
For centuries mankind has been using toilet paper as a means of cleanse. But women’s health expert and MD, Jennifer Wider, explains that after releasing your stool, you might be at risk of a urinary infection.
She points out that the use of toilet paper may not allow an individual to clean up properly. For women, those stool particles that are left behind can travel to a woman’s vaginal opening and into her urethra, causing an infection.
Aside from contracting an infection, have you ever wondered why your toilet paper is white? If it is made from wood, shouldn’t it be brown?
Paper industries use chlorine and chlorine dioxide to bleach the toilet paper. This process can create cancer-causing chemicals such as dioxins and furans, which are everywhere.
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