Are burning incense bad for you? Can it really cause cancer?
Research suggests that a long term exposure to burning incense puts one at an increased risk of nasal/sinus cancers. It is believed to release cancer causing chemicals that bring about cancer related symptoms. For more details, visit http://articles.cnn.com/2001-08-03/world/incense.cancer_1_incense-lung-cancer-cancer-risk?_s=PM:asiapcf.
Some believe breathing air causes cancer. The Buddhist monks have been doing it for hundreds of years and most live long lives. Anything in extreme could be bad for you or without proper ventilation.
Breathing smoke all the time? Not good.
I been burn incense you years and I'm perfectly fine. :-)~