Scientists have named the main danger of acetaminophen

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American scientists have found that paracetamol negatively affects the sex hormones, increases the risk of infertility or impaired development of embryos.

Paracetamol has a negative effect on sex hormones, increasing the risk of infertility or malformations in the fetus. To such conclusion scientists from the Human Longevity in San Diego, writes Lenta.ru.

The study involved 455 people over the age of 18. In addition, the analysis included the data obtained during the examination of 1880 is 1235 European twins and people with African-American and Spanish roots. Scientists tracked the change in the concentration of 700 compounds important for metabolism.

It turned out that in all groups of volunteers were observed depletion neurosteroids sex hormones associated with the consumption of paracetamol . The effect was equivalent to aging at the hormonal level in 35 years, which in turn contributes to dysfunction of the placenta and impaired reproductive abilities. It also leads to diseases of the nervous system, and increases the risk of miscarriage or developmental disorders in embryos.

Neurosteroids sex hormones are produced in the brain, adrenal glands and gonads.

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