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Why did obama go gray so fast?

Why did obama go gray so fast?

Hard job: To the extent that grey hair start is due to stress and the difficulty of a job, obama has the toughest job on the planet. This may have contributed to his seemingly premature or rapid onset greyness. ...Read more

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How common is it to have grey colored irises?

How common is it to have grey colored irises?

Occasionally: Infants have brownish grey irises until they develop their adult color. Some adults have a color sort of purple grey which some can interpret as greyish. There is no true grey color if you look closely. The color of the iris also depends on the light source and the color of the skin and makeup around the eyes. ...Read more

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Why are my porcelain crowns light blueish/gray?

Why are my porcelain crowns light blueish/gray?

Likely PFMs: How old are they? Is the color mostly at the gums? Pfm's are porcelain fused to metal crowns so there is a layer of metal under the pocelain that can transmit light through the porcelain where it is thin. If this is the case then you could have them replaced with metal free crowns for esthetics. ...Read more

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What is grey baby syndrome? How can it happens?

What is grey baby syndrome? How can it happens?

See below: It is the side effect sometimes seen in newborn infants given the antibiotic chloramphenicol. It happens because babies lack the functioning enzyme system that detoxifies the chloramphenicol, resulting in the build up of toxic metabolites and an insufficient kidney to excrete the drug. Symptoms: vomiting, grey skin color, limp body tone, low bp, blue color of lips and skin, low temp. ...Read more

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I have a dark patch of gray on my back it's been there for months and most days it inches what could it be?

Several things: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more

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Hello. I was texting an I felt my vision started to get white and the letters on the phone gray. But no other symptoms. Anything I should worry about?

Hello. I was texting an I felt my vision started to get white and the letters on the phone gray. But no other symptoms. Anything I should worry about?

Likely not: A whiteout is the result of transient loss of blood pressure. It commonly accompanies fainting. For whatever reason your BP dropped briefly. This can even occur when standing up quickly after having sat for some time. In this case the bodies reflexes to maintain normal blood pressure to the brain were a bit sluggish.
The visual center is more susceptible than other parts of the brain to low BP ...Read more

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What causes a grey tinit to your skin?

What causes a grey tinit to your skin?

Lack of oxygen or bl: A number of etiologies can cause abnormal tinted skin. Anemia, hypoxia(low oxygen), elevated adrenaline, and the many causes leading to the above listed abnormalities. Anything that causes marked vasoconstriction. Certain toxic heavy metals must be considered as a possible etiology. See your M.D. Or D.O. ...Read more

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What is grey mucus? What causes grey mucus?

What is grey mucus? What causes grey mucus?

Pollution: Usually grey mucous means that you have been in a polluted or smoky area and your body is trying to get rid of this material and prevent it from getting into your lungs.
If you live in a polluted city it may be hard to avoid inhaling the polluted air.
If you are coughing alot, felling sick, or wheezing then you should see a doctor. ...Read more

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How to stop grey hairs?

How to stop grey hairs?

Hair health.: First thing to know is that genetics plays the biggest role. To reduce risks of early graying & hair loss: 1. Don't Smoke. 2. Correct Zinc or Vit B deficiencies. Vegans are at risk for Vit n 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 found in many fish. Lean red meats are high in > ...Read more

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Grey hairs in ealy age?

Check genes: Look at mom/dad, grandparents, siblings, etc. If they gray early, likely you will as well. No preventive medication or supplement, only hair dye. ...Read more

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Can grey matter regenerate?

Can grey matter regenerate?

No: Neural cells after fetal development do not divide and therefore regeneration is not possible. There is a molecular switch involved and scientists are working on ways to turn it off. ...Read more

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What causes your hair to turn grey?

What causes your hair to turn grey?

Loss of pigment : As we get older our hair loses pigmentation making the hair appear gray. If your hair turns gray when you are young it could be due to genes, a thyroid condition or a b-12 vitamin deficiency. If you are going gray prematurely see your doctor. ...Read more

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Why am I growing grey hairs and I'm only 22?

Why am I growing grey hairs and I'm only 22?

Genetics: Our hair is generally preprogrammed by our genes to stop making pigment that gives it color. Rarely, a medical illness, stressors or medical treatments, like chemotherapy, can change our hair color or cause a lack of color(white or gray). Ask older relatives when they saw their first gray hair. ...Read more

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I have sooo much grey hairs and I'm only 16! What is the problem?

I have sooo much grey hairs and I'm only 16! What is the problem?

This is often: Predetermined by genetics. Do you have relatives who greyed early in life? ...Read more

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Any way to prevent grey hairs?

Any way to prevent grey hairs?

Hair Health: 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 or Vit B deficiencies. Vegans are at risk for Vit n 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 found in many> ...Read more

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What causes grey teeth?

What causes grey teeth?

Medication: Tetracycline/ and othe meds can cause a discoloration of the teeth. ...Read more

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What is the cause of premature greying?

What is the cause of premature greying?

Many reasons: Bad diets
vitiligo
lack of B12 and/or Folic Acid being a smoker
using tooth whitening products
genetic predisposition our hair care products
prolonged stressful lifestyle
age all those could cause of premature greying. Good luck. ...Read more

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I'm seeing excessive greying of my beard?

I'm seeing excessive greying of my beard?

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 significant factor. In general – ...Read more

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What does gray discharge mean for a female?

What does gray discharge mean for a female?

BV: We can assume bacterial vaginosis but other causes must be ruled out by appropriate examination and lab testing. ...Read more

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Does grecian 2000 work for premature greying?

Does grecian 2000 work for premature greying?

Greying Hair.: The company indicates that Grecian 2000 works by replacing lost hair pigment. I don't have a way to know what customer satisfaction is. HealthTap doctors are asked not to endorse or recommend any brands or product lines. ...Read more

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Does grecian 2000 really work for premature greying?

Hair products: The company indicates that Grecian 2000 works by replacing lost hair pigment. I don't have a way to know what customer satisfaction is. HealthTap doctors are asked not to endorse or recommend any brands or product lines. ...Read more

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What might cause a grey speck in the field of vision?

What might cause a grey speck in the field of vision?

Floater?: Very commonly a floater can cause a moving speck in the vision. A more stationary, constant speck in the central vision could indicate more serious conditions. Any new change in vision whether a floater or constant speck should be evaluated by an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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My beard has become grey is there a way to reverse it?

Hair dye: I think hair dye (or shaving) are probably your only choices. Or just go with it--you probably look very distinguished! ...Read more

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When you go blind will your irises turn gray or stay the same?

When you go blind will your irises turn gray or stay the same?

Depends: Changes in eye appearance may occur as the pathology continues to advance in a blind eye. However, many people who are blind have normal appearing eyes. ...Read more

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Help please! When my shins get cold they turn gray, is that normal?

Your shins: Have the least superficial circulation and the cold contracts these small blood vessels...this may explain the "grey" appearance... This does not indicate any health problems as far as I know!

Hope this is helpful
Dr Z ...Read more

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What to do if I'm a 71yo female with gray circles around both irises.?

What to do if I'm a 71yo female with gray circles around both irises.?

Arcus senilis: This is a finding in older people. It does not affect the vision and does not require treatment when it appears in people over 50 years old. It is thought to be lipid deposits but has not been shown to increase cardiovasular disease. If under 50 y/o lipid studies should be done ...Read more