Study Links Hair Relaxers To Fibroid Tumors and Early Puberty In African American Females | Black Like Moi

LYE BATH

A new study in the American Journal of Epidemiology has linked hair relaxers to uterine fibroids, as well as early puberty in young girls.

Scientists followed more than 23,000 pre-menopausal Black American women from 1997 to 2009 and found that the two- to three-times higher rate of fibroids among black women may be linked to chemical exposure through scalp lesions and burns resulting from relaxers.

via Study Links Hair Relaxers To Fibroid Tumors and Early Puberty In African American Females | Black Like Moi.

 

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