The Hidden Dangers of Beauty Salon Shampoo Bowls

The following articles and websites discuss the possibility 
of having a stroke when the person getting their hair washed 
bends their head backwards over a shampoo bowl.

The Comfort-Cape allows you to remain seated upright so you 
are not bending your head backwards over a shampoo bowl.


Salon hair washing and neck pain.  April 2001

Narrowing of the left vertebral artery
Cervical vertigo after hair shampoo treatment
at a hairdressing salon:   a case report.

National Library of Medicine.  March 1, 2000



20 Sep 1997    "Stroke after a visit to the hairdresser"
4 May 1994    "Stroke Danger from Arched Necks is Wider than Previously Thought"
1 Feb 1994    "Shampoo Syndrome: Aged may Experience Stroke Symptoms when Shampooing in Hair Salons"
1 Feb 1994    "Stroke is a Sink: Avoid the Perils of Hazardous Shampooing"
28 Apr 1993    "Rare threat of Stroke at the Beauty Salon: Shampooing Position Can Lead to Poor Blood Flow"
1 Apr 1993    "Beauty Parlor Stroke Syndrome: Report of Five Cases"


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