PH lab with cabbage Essay

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Toxin Three sources with website addresses

How does the toxin affect cells?

How is it being dealt with to reduce its impact?

Bisphenol A (BPA) - Abdominal fat
- poor recovery from exercise
- Demolishes libido
- Cardiovascular symptoms
- Poor immunity
It alters the DNA of cells causing cell mutation and cell dead
With mutation you often see cancer or rapid cell division
It also causes failed cell repair which limits a cell function
This is common when DNA chain bond incorrectly following being exposed
Dealt with change in types of material used, BPA free labeling
Eating or Drinking
Stomach cramps
Kidney damage
Fragile bones
Breathing it in
Flu-like symptoms, such as body aches, chills, weakness
Abdominal pain
Shortness of breath
Swelling of the nose, pharynx, and larynx—with chronic inhalation
Cadmium toxicity occurs when a person breathes in high levels of cadmium from the air, or eats food or drinks water containing high levels of cadmium. Cadmium is a naturally occurring metal. It is usually present in the environment as a mineral combined with other elements like oxygen, chlorine, or sulfur. Either short-term or long-term exposure to cadmium can cause serious health problems. If you suspect you have been exposed to cadmium, contact your doctor right away

Do not smoke. Smoking is the highest source of cadmium intake for most people
Identify potential sources of cadmium in and around your home, at work, and where your children play.
If you maintain a vegetable garden, consider having fertilizers tested for cadmium. Some fertilizers have been found to be high in cadmium, which may then concentrate in your vegetables. Avoid any use of cadmium-containing fungicides near your vegetable gardens
Eat a balanced diet that provides enough calcium, iron, protein, and zinc
Take inventory of and properly store cadmium-containing products in your home. Keep them out of the reach of children. When in doubt, check the label for cadmium or call the manufacturer to find out if the product contains cadmium.
Keep nickel-cadmium batteries out of the reach of small children. Find out how to properly dispose of these batteries from your local waste disposal office
If you have a water well, have your water tested for cadmium.
If cadmium is present in your well water, consider using bottled water for drinking or install a water filter that removes cadmium and other metals from drinking water.
If you work around cadmium, talk to your occupational health and safety officer to find out if you could be bringing cadmium home on your clothing, skin, hair, tools, or other objects.
Do not allow young children to play in or around hazardous waste sites
Mould and other Fungal Toxins Nasal and sinus congestion, runny nose
Eye irritation, such as itchy, red, watery eyes
Respiratory problems, such as wheezing and difficulty breathing, chest tightness
Throat irritation
Sneezing / Sneezing fits
When moisture problems occur and mold growth results, building occupants may begin to report odors and a variety of health problems, such as headaches, breathing difficulties, skin irritation, allergic reactions, and aggravation of asthma symptoms; all of these symptoms could potentially be associated with mold exposure.
All molds have