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Is it possible to reverse greying hair.?

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Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology 71 years experience
Greying hair: There is nothing that we know of that can reverse grey hair. One famous long-distance runner once said that when he took vitamin e, his grey hair beacme brown again. Vitamin e, however, should be taken only with the blessing of your general doctor. There are many adverse side effects to it.

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A 33-year-old member asked:

Greying hair has started to reverse itself. Is this normal?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Maybe if a cause was: corrected. Graying of hair is related to genetic predisposition. Age of initial graying is largely a matter of genetics. However stressors: nutritional deficiencies, chemotherapy, traumatic head injuries, low vitamin B levels, zinc deficiency, severe illness, surgery & marked emotional stress may impact earlier depigmentation in people who are already predisposed to gray hair. Aging is a
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
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significant factor. In general genetics plays the biggest role.
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A 36-year-old member asked:

Is it possible to stop my greying of hair at 45 years?

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
No: The only way is to color it.

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