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VP Royals – The Hidden Science of Black Women’s Health

25 January, 2020

VP Royals will be exhibiting at the African market at this event

The Hidden Science of Black Women’s Health

According to recent reports, Black Women in the UK are 5x more likely to die from complications surrounding pregnancy and childbirth than white women (BBC News – April 2019). This is a shocking statistic that not too many people are aware of. Even if you are aware of this, the obvious question you should then ask yourself is “Why?”

Why is it that in the UK depression and anxiety are most prevalent among Black Women?

Why are Black African women 7x more likely to be compulsory detained under the Mental Health Act in hospitals in England and Wales?

Why is it that strokes, diabetes, high blood pressure, asthma and other health conditions are more common among Black Women?

Why do Black Women experience menopause earlier than other groups?

And why does the overwhelming evidence suggest that Black Women are more likely than other groups to undergo hysterectomies and ovariectomies due to health complications whilst in hospital?

These are serious questions that require urgent explanation and action. If you are interested in learning about Black Women’s Health from a science perspective this event is for you!

Topics that will be discussed include:

Hormonal Imbalances

Oestrogen Dominance

Fibroids / Endometriosis / PCOS


Stem Cells and Henrietta Lacks

Breast Cancer


Mental and Emotional Health

PLUS MUCH MORE… African Market on-site

Guest Speakers include:
  • Leah Salmon -The Naturally You Coach (Host)
  • Claudine Thornhill – Nutritionist (Hormonal Imbalances / Fibroids / Healthy Diet For Hormones)
  • Charmaine Heket Murray Birth Doula/ Pregnancy Yoga Teacher/ Aromatherapist (Healthy Births / Contraception)
  • Salem Wynter-Baxter – Hairducation Expert / Root2Tip Founder(Chemicals in Commercial Hair Products / Hairloss)
  • Leon Marshall – The Scientist (Henrietta Lacks, Stem Cells and Inflammation)