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By Barbara Demeneix

In present day international, all people incorporates a poisonous load of dozens of heavily produced chemical compounds of their bloodstream. not just do those adversely have an effect on the overall healthiness of adults and youngsters, but in addition, and extra worryingly, they harm the improvement of unborn babies. The amniotic fluid of pregnant ladies has been came upon to include numerous chemical substances, corresponding to insecticides, plasticizers, disinfectant items, flame-retardants, surfactants and UV filters, lots of which intervene with fetal body structure, specially thyroid hormone motion. Thyroid hormone is key for mind improvement, relatively for the fetus while pregnant and for tots. actually, little ones born to ladies who lack this thyroid hormone (or who're unwittingly uncovered to thyroid-disrupting chemical compounds) have reduce IQs and extra neurodevelopmental problems.

Evolution of the human mind has concerned a number of adjustments and tactics depending on thyroid hormone. The pressing query hence arises: Is chemical pollutants poisoning mind improvement and reversing evolution's most eminent fulfillment: the human mind? And if this is the case, as this publication convincingly illuminates, what should be performed approximately it either jointly and separately? poisonous Cocktail presents a transparent view of ways many environmental chemical compounds intrude with mind improvement. for this reason, this publication seems to be at how we outline and try IQ, the facts for IQ loss, and the way chemical toxins and thyroid hormone disruption might be actors during this procedure, in addition to expanding neurodevelopmental illness risk.

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