BPA is an industrial chemical that makes certain plastics. It's found on poly-carbonate plastics & epoxy resins. For example, plastic water bottles and plastic containers.
People become exposed because it can mix in with the food you eat. The protective internal epoxy resin coatings of canned foods and from consumer products such as poly-carbonate tableware, food storage containers, water bottles, and baby bottles can get into your food when heated up.
They could have very bad affects on the body. It's an endocrine disrupter. It interferes with people's hormones. Also, affects the brain & prostate gland of infants and children. Not only that, but it could affect behavior.
BPA causes a ton of illnesses. Some include, coronary artery heart disease, angina, heart attack, hypertension, higher blood pressure, and peripheral artery disease.
BPA affects the body's endocrine system. It's a collection of glands that regulate hormones, metabolism, growth, and moods. BPA is also classified as a human carcinogen. carcinogen's is capable of causing cancer in living tissue.
Good news is that BPA is able to be avoided. Ways to do so are to reduce the use of canned foods, use BPA-free products, and avoid heat to plastics,