Researchers: Hair Dyes have a Direct Connection to Breast Cancer


Though dyeing your hair could appear modern, new analysis signifies that the wonder ritual could possibly be related to an elevated threat of breast most cancers.

Within the U.S., there are solely 30 chemical substances for private care merchandise which have been partially banned. Presently, the most secure marketplace for hair coloring merchandise on the earth is Europe (1).

Within the EU, there are over 100 hair dyes which are thought-about protected and licensed to be used, whereas over 180 components have been banned (2).

How Protected Are Hair Dyes?

A examine by Kefah Mokbel, a London surgeon, confirmed that ladies who dye their hair are 14 % extra prone to develop breast most cancers (3). Because of this, professor Mokbel advises ladies who nonetheless want to colour their hair, to restrict this magnificence routine to at most 2-5 instances yearly.

One other examine that supported this concept was achieved on the Finnish Most cancers Registry by Sanna Heikkinen. Within the examine 8,000 ladies with breast most cancers have been in comparison with a management group of 20,000 ladies. Heikkinen famous a 23% enhance in breast most cancers threat in those that dyed their hair repeatedly (4).

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