Shower curtain giving your son breasts? Know that wonderful “new plastic smell” that comes from things like shower curtains and new cars?  They’re called phthalates and they disrupt our hormones, having an estrogen like effect. In boys, this can lead to breast development.

In this particular study, those boys with pubertal gynecomastia had a incredibly massive 25 TIMES the levels of a derivative in their blood. If this is causing breast development in boys, you can imagine what this is doing to girls. THESE are the things people need to understand. Exposure to these chemicals as a child can greatly increase risk of things like breast cancer.

James Bogash

For more than a decade, Dr. Bogash has stayed current with the medical literature as it relates to physiology, disease prevention and disease management. He uses his knowledge to educate patients, the community and cyberspace on the best way to avoid and / or manage chronic diseases using lifestyle and targeted supplementation.