Health and Wellness : Study Warns Of Danger African American Hairstyles Pose

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    New Study Warns Dermatologists: “We Have To Do Better” Educating African Americans On The Dangers Of Certain Hairstyles


    ... Researchers at Johns Hopkins University have confirmed a “strong association” between certain scalp-pulling hairstyles and the development of traction alopecia, based on a review of 19 studies published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. Traction alopecia is a gradual hair loss caused by damage to the hair follicle from prolonged or repeated tension on the hair root, and an estimated one-third of African-American women suffer from the condition, making it the most common form of hair loss in our demographic, a news release on the finding reported ...



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    Study Warns Of Danger African American Hairstyles Pose

    Johns Hopkins Study in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology Warns Of Danger African American Hairstyles Pose.
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    Today's Hair Style Could Cause Hair Loss Tomorrow
    Black women who prefer scalp-pulling hairdos seem especially at risk, study indicates


    ... "We have to do better as care providers to offer our patients proper guidance to keep them healthy from head to toe," Aguh said.


    The study was published online April 27 in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology ...

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    http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-...ys-hair-style-could-cause-tomorrows-hair-loss

    Today's Hair Style Could Cause Hair Loss Tomorrow

    Black women who prefer scalp-pulling hairdos seem especially at risk, study indicates
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