Feeling Blue? Could Be Your Scented Detergent

Did you know that scented laundry detergents and body washes can contribute to feelings of depression? According to The Annals of Family Medicine, people with sensitivity to scents— even the ones they don’t actually notice— are 85 percent more likely to suffer from depression. An easy way to ensure a healthy indoor environment is to remove any fragranced products in your home and to opt for more natural scents from plants and herbs within your living spaces.

Linda Parham

Linda Parham is a journalist and writer who enjoys creating entertaining blogs. She started out as a newspaper reporter before moving on to editing magazines and newsletters. Linda specializes in writing about beauty, health, fitness, business and politics.

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