Swimming in the pool is unsafe Belgianscientists have found that swimming in pools can be dangerous, especially for children and adolescents. It turned out that chlorine disinfection pools resources can significantly affect health.
Test results have shown that people who spend more than 100 hours over six months in the pool, up to 6 times more likely to suffer from allergies and asthma than those who spend less time.
"This problem is really serious. Swimming in the pool, which is treated with a chlorinating agent, can be equated to second-hand smoke ", - commented the results of studies leading toxicologist Belgium.
During the tests the scientists observed the health of 733Adolescents aged 13 to 18 who attended pool. They found a pattern: the longer children spend time in the pool, so they had a higher risk of allergic rhinitis and asthma.