Did you spent your life doing paint jobs, painting the houses, building, bridges, cars etc. Are you suffering with memory problems? If yes, here is a reason why. A recent study gave us some insights on heavy exposure to solvents and benzene on people’s thinking ability and memory.
“What it shows is that these chemicals might have more long-term effects than have previously been thought, and continue to affect people long after they are retired,” said Erika Sabbath, research fellow at the Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies and lead author of the study.
High exposures 31 to 50 years before testing were also associated with some types of cognitive impairment.
“Given that things like dementia and Alzheimer’s disease are on the rise and there’s no known cure, it’s important that we prevent cognitive problems,” Erika Sabbath