Consuming water from refilled plastic bottles can imperil your health: Study

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New Delhi: It’s mandatory to drink plenty of water to keep your skin free of wrinkles and pimples but drinking water by refilling plastic bottles again and again may deteriorate your health.

This is because plastic bottles are not made for the purpose of refilling as they could trickle harmful chemicals and bacteria.

Bisphenol A (BPA) – a controversial element which is used for the purpose of making bottles is already under the scanner as this chemical may interfere in the normal functioning of sex hormones.

According to the health experts, “Certain chemicals found in plastic bottles can have effects on every system in our bodies.”

“They can affect ovulation, and increase our risk of hormonally driven problems like PCOS, endometriosis and breast cancer, among other things.”

As per the reports: “The science is not yet completely clear on how BPA may affect humans. BPA may mimic hormones and interfere with the endocrine system of glands, which release hormones around the body.

“Those calling for a ban suggest that it may be a factor in a rising numbers of human illnesses, such as breast cancer, heart disease and genital birth defects.”

So it’s recommended not to use disposable plastic bottles again and again, use them once and then recycle them.