Magazine article Herizons

Experts Support Burning Bras

Magazine article Herizons

Experts Support Burning Bras

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Experts Support Burning Bras.

Is burning your bra good for your health?

Yes, according to a new book that makes a link between wearing bras and increased risk of breast cancer. Soma Grismaijer and Sydney Ross, authors of Dressed to Kill: the Link Between Breast Cancer and Bras, found that women who wear a bra for more than 12 hours a day have a 21 times higher rate of breast cancer than those who wear them for 12 hours or less.

The authors conducted a three year study of 4,700 women in the US and came up with some startling results. For instance, women who wore their bras to bed (we don't know any either) as well as all day were 125 times more at risk of getting breast cancer than women who never wore a bra.

The scientific basis is similar to the one linking tight underwear in men to testicular cancer. The lymphatic system, located under the arm pits and in the area of the breasts, filters toxins out of the blood. …

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