Hair Relaxers Linked to Uterine Fibroids

 

Results of a new study published in the American Journal of Epidemiology shows a correlation between hair relaxer use and uterine leiomyomata (fibroid).

Leiomyomata is a benign smooth muscle neoplasm that is rarely premalignant. They can occur in any organ, but the most common forms occur in the uterus, more commonly known as uterine fibroid. Continue Reading