Barrie Foot Clinic

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Chemicals in Nail Polish

Chemicals in Nail Polish

Date: August 2, 2012

Chemicals in Nail Polish tied to Increase in Diabetes Risk!

A recent  study lead by researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) shows an association between increased concentrations of phthalates in the body and an increased risk of diabetes in women.

Phthalates are endocrine disrupting chemicals that are commonly found in personal care products such as moisturizers, nail polishes, soaps, hair sprays and perfumes. They are also used in adhesives, electronics, toys and a variety of other products. For further information  on this subject please explore this link:

http://www.diabetesincontrol.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=13173&catid=1&Itemid=17

The Barrie Foot Clinic carries a non-toxic and antifungal brand of nail polish called Dr's Remedy.  Dr.'s REMEDY® Enriched Nail Polish is the only over the counter enriched polish, created by doctors, designed to be free from harmful toxins.  For further info please visit the website at:

http://www.remedynails.com/

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