47 percent of young Nigerian females have balds – Expert

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A Consultant Dermatologist at the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, Dr Adebola Ogunbiyi, has said that 47 percent of Nigeria’s young females have frontal balding before age 19.
Ogunbiyi who disclosed this in Ibadan while speaking at a symposium organised to mark the 2015 World Health Skin Day, on June 18, by the National Association of Dermatologists, said the frontal balding was as a result of recurrent traction of the hair during braising, weaving and relaxing of the hair.
Ogunbiyi, who is also the President of the association, said this year’s theme: “The African Scalp and hair: Problems and Solutions”, was apt …Read More

Source:: New Mail