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MD - Montgomery County Chapter

Event: How Housecleaning & Personal Care Products Impact Your Health

June 12, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Please note a new date of our June meeting!


Did you know?
 Of 9100 children aged 6-12 that were exposed to bleach in the home or school once a week, were 20% more likely to get flu & 35% more likely to get tonsillitis than children who were not exposed, Occupational & Environmental Medicine study
 Of 206,636 calls to US Poison Control Centers, 120,434 exposures involved children under six, who swallowed toxic household cleaners in the home
 About 80% of women who develop breast cancer have no family history of disease. Environmental chemicals, including those that disrupt your body’s hormonal systems (endocrine-disrupting chemicals) are thought to play a significant role, Dr Julia Brody, Silent Spring Institute
 In Europe, more than 1,300 chemicals are banned from personal care products but in US, only 11 chemicals are banned
 The average US women uses 12 personal care products and/or cosmetics aday, containing 168 different dangerous chemicals
 Products containing FRAGRANCES are loaded with synthetic chemicals that have been linked to reproductive toxicity, cancer & allergies
 Antibacterial hand soap contains TRICLOSAN, linked to endocrine & fetal development disruption, thyroid dysfunction, cancer & weight gain

Hear Julianne O’Dwyer share cutting edge information from the Environmental Working Group, Healthy Environment for Kids, Organic Consumers Association, Campaign for Safe Cosmetics, OSHA & leading researchers on the significant impact personal care products/cosmetics & house cleaning products is having on your and your family’s health!
 Learn which ingredients should be avoided & which are safe especially for children who spend 80-90% of their time indoors
 Become aware of many ingredients that are NOT regulated in US but are banned by European Union for health reasons
 Equip yourself with tools needed to make smart choices for products you use every day for your family

Hear practical steps you can take to find healthy personal care & house cleaning products to REDUCE TOXIC EXPOSURE on your skin & in your home. Don’t you want your family to be safe & healthy?

In her personal history, Julianne had to deal with chronic pain due to sports injuries, car accidents, mercury amalgam toxicity, Lyme disease, hormone & thyroid imbalances, Epstein-Barr, candida and mold toxicity. And it was her triumph over these challenges that led to her leave corporate life & become a Health Coach with National Integrated Health Associates (NIHA) in Washington, DC, and Beyond Wellness Chiropractic Clinic in Northern Virginia.

Julianne provides education and support remotely to help clients achieve health & wellness goals, largely through Health Essentials Coaching Program & Rejuvenation & Detoxification Coaching Program

For four years, Julianne was an event organizer with the annual Grow Your Health Gardening, Local Food & Wellness Festival held at Fairfax High School, Fairfax, VA.