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How can I get thick hairs.My age 21 n hairs turng white n thining n frisky too!white hairs lott?

How can I get thick hairs.My age 21 n hairs turng white n thining n frisky too!white hairs lott?

Can be normal: That rate that your hair produces pigment is governed by genetics. So you can turn white or gray (no or less pigment) at a preprogrammed time in your life. The thickness of your hair is governed genetically as well. The two traits are separtely inherited. Rarely a medical condition may cause hair thinning. Check with your doctor to see if you have other findings suggestive of hypothyroidism, eg. ...Read more

Dr. Arnold Malerman
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Gray Hair (Definition)

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I am 24 n i hv 40% white hairs..Plz tel me hw can I convert it into black one..

I am 24 n i hv 40% white hairs..Plz tel me hw can I convert it into black one..

Hair Color: Besides dyeing your hair there is nothing to do to change your genetics and to change your hair color. ...Read more

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Why I have white hair?

Why I have white hair?

At age 41-: Early Graying / whitening 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. ...Read more

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New white hair on my head?

New white hair on my head?

Premature Gray?: It sounds like you might have premature gray hair. This is not uncommon, especially in people whose family members were gray at an early age. If you are concerned, discuss this with your doctor at your next physical. ...Read more

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Why white hair in early age?

Why white hair in early age?

Early white 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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Why do we get white hair on head?

Why do we get white hair on head?

Early white 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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I am young, white hair, how to do?

I am young, white hair, how to do?

White hair: If your mother or father's hair turned white at an early age, you may be genetically programmed for premature graying. Your genes determine when production of melanin stops, and your dna may destine you to platinum hair at an early age. Other causes include stress and thyroid disease. See your doctor and get blood work. ...Read more

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Is growing white hair while young anormal?

Is growing white hair while young anormal?

No: No, but you should see your dermatologist to make sure nothing else is wrong. ...Read more

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Does too much worrying gives you white hair?

Does too much worrying gives you white hair?

No: In short, scientists are beginning to gather clues that stress can hasten the graying process, but there is no scientific evidence demonstrating a cause-and-effect relationship. ...Read more

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Is it good or bad that if i pluck white hair ?

Neither: Having white hair at 17yo maybe unusual but not serious. Although plucking it in public is frowned upon, there is no benefit or risk from plucking a strand of white hair. ...Read more

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What would cause a young man to have white hair?

What would cause a young man to have white hair?

White hair: If your mother or father's hair turned white at an early age, you may be genetically programmed for premature graying. Your genes determine when production of melanin stops, and your dna may destine you to platinum hair at an early age. ...Read more

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I have white hair in age of 19 how to reduce it ?

I have white hair in age of 19 how to reduce it ?

Gray / white hair: First thing to know is that genetics plays the biggest role in early graying- 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 ...Read more

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What causes single long white hair to grow in body?

Exam needed for diag: Your question is missing a lot of information which is necessary to make this diagnosis. The chief one is a photograph. A dermatologist's main tool is his eyes looking at the lesion. There are so many causes for such a thing that it's impossible to tell you. Frankly i don't want to give misleading information. ...Read more

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Is it true plucking a white hair will grow two more in its place?

Pluck 1; Grow only 1: Easy enough to find out by plucking one and waiting a few days to find out that plucking one hair will result in the hair follicle to replace the hair with another single hair. ...Read more

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Is that true that if i pluck one white hair the two more will grow up?

No: Plucking a hair only affects one follicle, which can only grow one hair shaft. Plucking can cause ingrown hairs if you have curly hair, so in general this should be avoided. ...Read more

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Im only 17. Why am i getting white hair? Is there a way to stop this?

Im only 17. Why am i getting white hair?  Is there a way to stop this?

Early white hairs: If your parents have history of premature grey hair, then you got it genetically. You have dna from them which stops melanin to give color. The other causes are thyroid, B12 deficiency, harsh coloring chemicals use, ;malnutrition. Please see your doctor. Only way to stop is to treat the cause. Please see your doctor to find out correctable cause.Thanks. ...Read more

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What to do if I have white hair more how its possible to come in to black?

What to do if I have white hair more how its possible to come in to black?

Graying / whitening: 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. To reduce risks of early graying / ...Read more

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M 25years old.. I have white hair.. What should I have to do for my white hair?

Not a lot to do: Unfortunately there are not a lot of options other than dying your hair. ...Read more

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I have white hair at age15 can it be turned back to black as they are very ugly plz help?

I have white hair at age15 can it be turned back to black as they are very ugly plz help?

White/ gray hair: First thing to know is that genetics plays the biggest role in early graying- 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 ...Read more

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I have lots of white hair at teen age. How can I at least reduce the number in an economical way?

Nutrient deficiency: Nutrient deficiencies like biotin and other b vits can lead to premature aging/graying as can built up environmental toxins and heavy metals. Go to a4m.Com and use doctor locator to find a functional medicine doctor near you to help evaluate with specialized testing for nutritional deficiencies like metametrix organix profile and help you correct them. ...Read more

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I have white hair and they are growing up day by day 32 age I want atreatment of the white hair ?

Hair dye: you could have a medical rvaluation to be certain there is not any other process. Sometimes White hair or white forelockd can be related to an underlying medical problem. This may just be part of how your genetics work. See your doctor and ask these questions. ...Read more

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If i remove a white hair from my head does it bring two more white hairs in that same place? i m just 24 year old

If i remove a white hair from my head does it bring two more white hairs in that same place? i m just 24 year old

Nope - 3 white hairs: Just kidding!!! That's just an old folk tale. Pulling out white hairs does nothing to increase (replacement) number of white hairs. All it does is temporarily decrease white hair count by one. White hair is genetically determined. Aging plays a role, not teenagers or stress. Check out http://www.loc.gov/rr/scitech/mysteries/grayhair.html. ...Read more

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If we pluck the White hair in our head.....it will go more white hair or it's good ? Then what we can do to readuce the white hair ?

If we pluck the White hair in our head.....it will go more white hair or it's good ? Then what we can do to readuce the white hair ?

Dye: Plucking grey/white will neither increase nor decrease those. The only practical solution is to dye your hair, if you are bothered by the white hair. I would recommend leaving things alone. Dying your hair for the rest of your life may not be what you wish to get into at your age. ...Read more

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I have lot of white hair. I want to change my white hair to black , can you please tell me any medicine to change my hair colour to black?

I have lot of white hair. I want to change my white hair to black , can you please tell me any medicine to change my hair colour to black?

Whitening 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. Consider med eval ...Read more

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I have been noticing a lot of white hair on my head but its hidden in between my hair but they are increasing and im only 25. Please help.

I have been noticing a lot of white hair on my head but its hidden in between my hair but they are increasing and im only 25. Please help.

You can not do anyth: You have condition called premature greying and it is most of the time genetic, you can not stop this except you can cover the white hair by colouring your hair. ...Read more

Dr. Barbara Lavi
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White Hair (Definition)

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