If there’s one place we should all be able to feel safe, it’s in our own homes. Whether you live in a Manhattan high-rise or a farmhouse in Nebraska, home is the one place most of us feel we can retreat to and feel both safe and protected. What many of us do not know is that our homes may be filled with harmful things that can do real damage to our health. Most of these things are advertised as being safe – or at least that’s the impression the manufacturers of these products want us to have. Here are 10 hidden health hazards that may be hiding out in your home right this minute.
There have been instances where mouthwash users have reported the appearance of stains on their teeth, or even that their sense of taste has been altered. This is not terribly surprising considering the various chemical ingredients found in many brands of mouthwash. These include artificial sweeteners, alcohol, and even antibacterial agents. Flossing and brushing your teeth is really all that is needed to keep your teeth and gums healthy.