Posted By Dr. Mercola | January 03 2011

Bisphenol A (BPA), which is a chemical used to harden plastic and line food containers, may be harming women’s eggs.

Evidence links exposure to the chemical to a lower quality among eggs retrieved for in vitro fertilization. A study found that as blood levels of BPA in the women studied doubled, the percentage of eggs fertilized normally declined by 50 percent.

UPI reports:

“The researchers noted BPA — found in the urine of nearly everyone tested in a 2004 U.S. analysis — is an endocrine disruptor that either mimics or blocks body hormones.”

Sources:

UPI December 19, 2010

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