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Does head and shoulders cause gray hair

A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
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An enzyme: Gives color to your hair.When it stops working, it turns grey.This is influenced by genetics.When did your parents turn grey?

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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Unclear: I do not have a good explanation for that. Maybe, your dermatologist could shed some light on this problem.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Graying of hair is: Related to genetic predisposition. Age of initial graying is largely a matter of genetics. However stressors: nutritional deficiencies, chemotherapy,... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
Early onset in some: Hair greyness is a bell shaped curve distribution and some are on the early side of this curve and get grey hair at a young age. It is not due to diet... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Graying of hair is: Related to genetic predisposition. Age of initial graying is largely a matter of genetics. However stressors: nutritional deficiencies, chemotherapy, ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theresa Redling
Geriatrics 34 years experience
Genetics: Our hair is generally preprogrammed by our genes to stop making pigment that gives it color. Rarely, a medical illness, stressors or medical treatment... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Smith
Clinical Psychology 30 years experience
We don't yet know: According to scientific american, "scientists are beginning to gather clues that stress can hasten the graying process, but there is no scientific evi... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Reidbord
Psychiatry 36 years experience
Both: The tendency for hair to turn gray (or fall out, as in male-pattern baldness) is hereditary: some people get gray hair "prematurely", i.e., before mos... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Graying of hair is: Related to genetic predisposition. Age of initial graying is largely a matter of genetics. However stressors: nutritional deficiencies, chemotherapy,... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
General Practice 31 years experience
Grey hair=OLD age: Do you mean 'she is just now getting grey hair' then i call that : good genes! when hair turns grey to white what is happenning is: the hair is los... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Sauchelli
Dentistry 38 years experience
Copper deficiency : Some situations that cause a low level of copper in your blood could cause premature greying. It also can cause aneurisms, which is a serious complic... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
Nuclear Medicine 52 years experience
Not known assoc: There is no known association of gray hair and eczema or atopic dermatitis.

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