A member asked:

How to reduce/prevent balding/gray hairs at a young age? i have very little but is there a way to help stop it? male in the 20's.

3 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Bishnu Subedi answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

No and Yes: Common offenders are your genes (Family history), Hormonal changes, Medical conditions, or Medications. If it is related to last three, its possible to reverse.

Answered 6/28/2015


Dr. Heidi Fowler answered

Specializes in Psychiatry

Gray hairs/ balding: First thing to know is that genetics plays the biggest role - we can't change our genetics. To reduce risks of early graying & hair loss: 1. Don't Smoke. 2. Correct Zinc, Vit B or other nutritional deficiencies. Vegans are at risk for Vit B12 deficiencies. 3. Ensure that your thyroid is healthy. 4. Diets> Eggs are rich in biotin. Dark greens are high in Vit A & C. Omega 3 fatty acids can be >

Answered 9/17/2017



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What can prevent thinning or balding hair?

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