Tuesday, July 06, 2010

Bug Sprays - Are They Worth The Risk?

If you use one of the conventional types of insect repellants, you may be damaging your nervous system.

New research confirms that DEET, the ingredient commonly used in most conventional bug sprays, is toxic to your nervous system. Earlier studies have implicated DEET in causing seizures in children.

The use of DEET is widespread because of its effectiveness. But, is it worth the risk to your health?

Read more here.

Here are some safer options:
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