“I think chlorine is a major health hazard…Chlorine is a powerful oxidizing agent…In addition to chlorine’s caustic properties and the harm it does to lung tissue, it can also promote the development of cancer…I use a copper – silver ion generator that works great.” Dr. Andrew Weil, founder and director of the Program in Integrative Medicine at the University of AZ’s Health Sciences Center in Tucson, author of 10 books, twice on the cover of Time Magazine
“There’s evidence that chlorine can destroy protein in our body and cause effects on skin and hair.” Dr. Francis Mayo
“Chlorine is the greatest crippler of modern time.” Dr. J.M. Price, MD
“Exposure to vaporized chemicals in the water through showering, bathing and inhalation is 100 times greater than through drinking the water.” The Nader Report
According to the U.S. Council of Environmental Quality, “Cancer risk among people using chlorinated water is as much as 93% higher than among those whose water does not contain chlorine.”
“One common factor among women with breast cancer is that they all have 50-60% higher levels of these chlorination byproducts (THMs) in their fat tissue than women without breast cancer…”, BreastCancerFund.org
“Chlorine gas was used despicably during WWI. The combination of chlorine and poor diet inevitably results in heart attacks, stroke and death.”
Water Can Undermine Your Health, Dr. N. W. Walker, D.S.
An article in Contemporary Living 1982, said that where hygienic standards for chlorine application to public swimming pools is adhered to, swimmers may experience two – three times more health problems during the summer. Everyone’s eyes are traumatized by chlorine.