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    Default Health scare or legit concern? Tampons found to contain Monsanto’s Carcinogenic Glyphosate

    http://anonhq.com/tampons-found-to-c...ic-glyphosate/

    So what do you guys think of this? Don't hold back your ayurvedic opinions, no matter how kooky

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    This is why I never, ever use tampons.

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    I wear tampons and will likely continue to do so unless I find more substantial evidence they are carcinogenic. I find that pads don't absorb as fast as I like or I leak because the pad shifts position. I feel cleaner wearing tampons.
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    there are a few legit concerns about tampons but i use them anyway. i like ob because you can at least see that they don't have mold. theres no fucking way a pad would be useful during the most heavy part of my period and the other options seem expensive and a little dubious (a cup? that can spill? isn't it slippery?)

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    Quote Originally Posted by chips and underwear View Post
    I wear tampons and will likely continue to do so unless I find more substantial evidence they are carcinogenic. I find that pads don't absorb as fast as I like or I leak because the pad shifts position. I feel cleaner wearing tampons.
    I agree with you! Pads are ghastly, and I much prefer a pantiliner over a pad to catch any leaks from the tampon.
    Quote Originally Posted by lungs View Post
    there are a few legit concerns about tampons but i use them anyway. i like ob because you can at least see that they don't have mold. theres no fucking way a pad would be useful during the most heavy part of my period and the other options seem expensive and a little dubious (a cup? that can spill? isn't it slippery?)
    Cups aren't actually that bad..they can't spill since they're basically suctioned around your cervix. The silicone isn't necessarily slippery, more like a matte rubber texture. They do have a learning curve and I'm always paranoid about dropping mine in the toilet.

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    I've never trusted tampons... I still use them though, but only on the first two days. After that it's pretty light and panty liners work fine.

    I want to try the cup eventually.
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    i like reading this thread way too much.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lily View Post
    http://anonhq.com/tampons-found-to-c...ic-glyphosate/

    So what do you guys think of this? Don't hold back your ayurvedic opinions, no matter how kooky
    it's not surprising. i don't feel unconcerned, but i unfortunately feel resigned to it, like "so that's another thing i eat/use/wear on a regular basis that might kill me" lol. so many carcinogens and traces of them everywhere.

    from the comments on that page i saw that period panties are a thing - i had no idea...

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    I'm gonna opt for a sex change so I don't have to have periods anymore. People mistake me for a male anyway.
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    I don't wear them. I find them unnecessary and possibly dangerous

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    Cups can spill, but I still prefer them. During the heaviest time a pad or liner can catch most of anything that might spill.
    I hate the feeling of tampons!
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    You can avoid the problem by getting certified organic tampons, though this may cost more it would eliminate the problem as organics ain't got glyphosate. I hear they used some weird shit in the tampons during the 80's that fucked up a lot of women, but they've swept it into the memory hole. Might bear further researching. Still, I'd try to avoid the problem somehow, if I was a girl I know for damn sure I'd be very weary of anything I put into the hoo-ha. Must take good care of the naughty bits!

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    If you are supposed to change your pad every two hours as stated in the instructions (yes I read them). Can imagine how often you would have to change the tampons to be safe? I image more often.

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    They say you shouldn't go over 8 hours. I fell asleep with one for 10 hours once and I was fine (I sleep a lot during that time of the month).
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    I don't really care much about this issue because I'm only a half-girl in spirit lol but the look and thought of tampons if I did have a pussy- just seems highly unnatural and weird to me, like toxic shock syndrome is just this obvious occurrence of it. My sister uses pads only and she has complained before that they don't always work too good, but that it's still better than the alternative.

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    I... really don't like or trust tampons. Also, I would not discount this as just a health scare. (Not ragging on you at all, Lily--the people who market these products are smart and hell and know how to make things that can cause cancer seem extremely harmless. It's horrible.)

    It's not just tampons that contain chemicals that are linked to cancer as well as damage to the brain and nervous system. Our jeans, pillows, and even our remote controls contain flame retardants which are toxic. Literally everywhere we wear, touch, and increasingly, eat, either contains or is coated with chemicals which negatively impact our health.
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    @octo might be a decent resource on this, mehbeh?


    I don't actually wear tampons... Dunno I've always found them to be super uncomfortable so I haven't in years. I prefer pads. And supergross but sometimes if I especially do not want to wear one when I sleep... I just put a washcloth down unda and call it a night :/ I know..
    I purchased a box of the cups, I just haven't bothered to try it out yet.

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    Yeah honestly people who are freaking about tampons possibly being carcinogenic are forgetting that everything we handle is possibly bad for you. Plastic, metal cans, soda, cell phones, artificial sweeteners, artificial flavors, car exhaust, alcohol, etc etc
    I'm never going back to using pads they suck and to me they feel dirty. And TSS is super rare and barely ever happens to anybody. I've left tampons in for 8-10 hours and been fine lol, because I sleep with tampons in.

    P.S. I'm surprised nobody here has been skeptical enough to actually look up if the article is correct:

    https://drjengunter.wordpress.com/20...-cancer-stick/
    http://www.skepticalraptor.com/skept...cancer-apples/

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