Hand sanitizer is super quick, easy and perfect way to kill germs when you don’t have access to running water and some soap. But,this product could be making you a lot more harm than good!
Namely, the hand sanitizer can be harmful to your health due to the fact it kills the bad, but the good germs, as well.
Laboratory studies have proven that the hand sanitizer is great product that has the ability to kill the germs and bacteria, such as the common cold, flu and even salmonella. In the same time while it gets rid of those bad germs, it actually get rid of the good bacteria that human body needs.
Even though this sounds a bit strange, but our body needs bacteria. Namely, there are certain bacteria that are \ good for the body. In fact, the good bacterium is vital for keeping the immune system in check and in same time works to battle bad bacteria when it enters the body. In case when the good bacteria are killed, that can lower the immune system, or in other words, when bad germs and bacteria get into the body, the immune system will not be strong enough to fight them off. Due to this, you easily could end up getting sick, and even you can get much sicker than you ever would have if you hadn’t used the hand sanitizer at all.
This product also could increase the amount of Bisphenol A (BPA), which is chemical that can wreak havoc on your endocrine system. That is system which produces hormones, controls how the body functions and helps to maintain the tissues and organs.
According to the recent studies, the high levels of BPA in the body may cause a number of health problems, such as heart disease, cancer, diabetes and even infertility, among many other things.