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Breaking HAIR NEWS: Can Relaxers CAUSE FIBROIDS???

Apparently SO!

Please read this following article from Essence.com by Whitney Gaspard

Excerpt:

“This new research  reveals that in a sample of 23,000 pre-menopausal Black American women  between 1997 and 2009, Black women had reportedly two or three times higher rate  of uterine fibroids.  In the case of young Black girls, their research  shows that there is an association between African-Americans girls who use  straightening and relaxer hair oils and the onset of their menstrual cycle.”

Read more: http://www.essence.com/2012/02/24/hair-beat-can-hair-relaxers-cause-uterine-fibroids/#ixzz1trgYpdQH

 

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