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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