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Phthalates found in plastics linked to a 24 to 34.1 percent drop in testosterone

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– Researchers found an inverse relationship between phthalate exposure and testosterone levels at various life stages. In women ages 40-60, for example, increased phthalate concentrations were associated with a 10.8 to 24 percent decline in testosterone levels. Among boys ages 6-12, increased concentrations of metabolites of a phthalate called di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate, or DEHP, was linked to a 24 to 34.1 percent drop in testosterone levels.
* “Urinary Phthalate Metabolites are Associated with Decreased Serum Testosterone in Men, Women and Children from NHANES 2011-2012,” was published online
http://healthresearchreport.me/2014/08/15/phthalates-found-in-plastics-linked-to-a-24-to-34-1-percent-drop-in-testosterone-levels-among-young-boys/

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