Section 3.0: Health Effects

EJNET.ORG (DIOXIN) [Scientific]

What other health problems are linked to dioxin exposure?

In addition to cancer, exposure to dioxin can also cause severe reproductive and developmental problems (at levels 100 times lower than those associated with its cancer causing effects). Dioxin is well-known for its ability to damage the immune system and interfere with hormonal systems.
Dioxin exposure has been linked to birth defects, inability to maintain pregnancy, decreased fertility, reduced sperm counts, endometriosis, diabetes, learning disabilities, immune system suppression, lung problems, skin disorders, lowered testosterone levels and much more. For an detailed list of health problems related to dioxin, read the┬áPeople’s Report on Dioxin. [*fn01/*pdf01]
References:
Footnotes:
fn01: http://chej.org/wp-content/uploads/Documents/American%20Peoples%20Dioxin%20Report.pdf

PDF Files:
pdf01: DHE-PDF-07 {144kb} The American People’s Dioxin Report By The Center for Health, Environment & Justice {http://dioxinnz.com/pdf-Dioxin-Health-Effects/DHE-PDF-01.pdf}

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