Dr Akinlolu Siyanbola, a Medical expert has warned
Nigerians on the dangers of using bleaching products.
Siyanbola, a dermatologist at the Ladoke Akintola University
of Technology Hospital, Osogbo, in an interview with the
News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Osogbo, maintained that
consistent usage of bleaching products over a long period
could lead to kidney failure, cancer and infertility. His
assertion was also corroborated by Dr Abimbola Ibrahim in a
According to Dr Siyanbola, consistent usage of bleaching
products over a long period could make the kidney to fail,
and could cause diabetes. He explained that bleaching
products could also cause osteoporosis (loss of bone
density), psychiatric manifestation and systemic
hypertension among other ailments.
The dermatologist said that bleaching products contain
chemical agents that reduce the activities of the natural cell
which protects the skin from the adverse effects of sunlight.
The agents, he said, change the skin to occhronus manifested
in different colours of the body.
However, in his reaction, Dr Abimbola Ibrahim, disclosed
that people who use bleaching products may end up being
infertile. Ibrahim said products lighten the skin and cause it
to lose its natural protective barrier, making it to be
vulnerable. The medical expert added that infection spreads
faster and broader, thus leading to skin cancer
To the ladies and men hope you hear this ???
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