Women's Health

The 10 Most Dangerous Risk Factors for Ovarian Cancer

Use of tampons and pads

2. Use of tampons and pads

Tampons and pads are a modern convenience many women don’t give much thought to. They contain dioxin which is suspected to increase the risk of ovarian cancer. Most of these products also contain bleach, pesticides and other toxic chemicals.

Companies aren’t required to list what is in the products on the packaging. It may be best to look for products which are free of these agents.

What lies next to your skin can quickly be in your bloodstream.