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Doctor insights on: What Could Cause My Hair To Turn Curly At Age 60

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What could cause my hair to turn curly at age 60?

What could cause my hair to turn curly at age 60?

Hair Loss in Women: Hair loss in men occurs secondary to the influence of male hormones such as testosterone and testosterone derivatives which affect sensitive hair follicles. In women there is a change in hormonal balance with age causing relatively higher testosterone levels that influence hair density and texture. Medical conditions such as thyroid levels also affect hair growth. ...Read more

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What could cause grey hair at the age of 12?

What could cause grey hair at the age of 12?

Varies: Gray hair is a sign of degredation of melanin pigment in hair follicles. This can occur in young age genetically, and in the 30's or 40's in some people. Many people don't turn gray until they're very old. ...Read more

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What could cause hair loss at the age of 23?

What could cause hair loss at the age of 23?

Lots: You should see your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation to get the correct diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What can cause for girls to lose their hair on their head at a young age?

What can cause for girls to lose their hair on their head at a young age?

Stress!: The number one reason for hair loss is stress. Hormones may play a role in hair loss as well, so doctors get thyroid levels and hormone levels. Go see your doctor. Medications also can do it. ...Read more

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What would cause a person to heavily perspire without any activity? Sweat in my hair as well as all over my body age 71.

What would cause a person to heavily perspire without any activity? Sweat in my hair as well as all over my body age 71.

Blood Work needed: You need to see a doc for evaluation. It could be that you have a problem with sweating from it just being your normal, or their could be an underlying medical condition- thyroid disease or an adrenal gland tumor. A proper evaluation is necessary. ...Read more

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What things cause hair whitening or graying, besides age?

What things cause hair whitening or graying, besides age?

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 are the causes of hair loss in age 18-22?

What are the causes of hair loss in age 18-22?

Stress or thyroid pr: Mostly come from stress or thyroid problem. Sometime scalp infection can cause hair loss. Go see your doctor to get a full exam. ...Read more

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Please tell me what things cause hair whitening or graying before age?

Please tell me what things cause hair whitening or graying before age?

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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Normal aging causes loss of hair cells in the what?

Normal aging causes loss of hair cells in the what?

Ear: In the ear there are cells called hair cells that help you here. As you get older you're hearing does decline. Loud music and loud noises will help your hearing decline at a faster rate than is normal. If you live or work where there are a lot of loud noises you might want to use earplugs. ...Read more

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What besides age causes loss of hair or slow down in growth of hair?

What besides age causes loss of hair or slow down in growth of hair?

Stress, thyroid: Disease, iron deficiency anemia, autoimmune/ chronic illness, medication side effect etc. May cause hair loss. http://www. Medicinenet. Com/script/main/mobileart. Asp? Articlekey=10560&page=1. ...Read more

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Hallo doc, what causes gray hair grows at a young age?

Hallo doc, what causes gray hair grows at a young age?

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 could be the cause of a girl growing pubic hair at age 8 years?

What could be the cause of a girl growing pubic hair at age 8 years?

Andrenarche: This is a sign of the output of the adrenal glands rather than the hormones of puberty. It can be seen as early as 6.5 yrs and accompanied by underarm odor. The hair is thin and silky. If there are no other signs of puberty, ie. Breast buds or an accelerated growth rate, this can be discussed when you are next in the docs office. ...Read more

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My daughter's (age 4 1/2) hair is visibly thinning recently in forehead area and on top of her head. No bald areas though. What could be cause?

My daughter's (age 4 1/2) hair is visibly thinning recently in forehead area and on top of her head. No bald areas though. What could be cause?

Shedding or thinning: Hair that is falling out excessive causing the thinning is called a telogen effluvium. It often occurs 3 months after an illness or high fever.
There is a diffuse form of alopecia areata that can be also considered. Derm consult. ...Read more

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M south indian male age-29.Cause of my hair turning white-inherited disorder or my too much repeated thinking on small and unwanted things (ocd)?

M south indian male age-29.Cause of my hair turning white-inherited disorder or my too much repeated thinking on small and unwanted things (ocd)?

Hair turning white: Obsessive compulsive disorder does not make your hair turn white. With this characteristic, genetics generally runs the show. ...Read more

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I noticed some grey hair in my scalp near the follicles1; is this normal to appear at that age?! what are the possible causes!! can it be bec of stress?! how to prevent this from spreading

I noticed some grey hair in my scalp near the follicles1; is this normal to appear at that age?! what are the possible causes!! can it be bec of stress?! how to prevent this from spreading

Prob normal: Anyone in family grey. It will progress as you get older. Stress may speed up the process but there is no natural way to prevent this. You can color. But that is not preventing. Just covering ...Read more

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What are causes for hair loss on a girl of 18 yrs of age? Help please

What are causes for hair loss on a girl of 18 yrs of age? Help please

Mechanical reasons: Mechanical reasons are the most common reason for hair loss in women. A hot curling iron, tight braids or pony tail, seborrhoic dermatitis, as well as illness and hypothyroidism certain medication will also cause hair loss. ...Read more

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Is gracinia cambogia safe for weight loss? Does it have any side effects on skin and hair? Is toxic? Does it cause aging fast

Is gracinia cambogia safe for weight loss? Does it have any side effects on skin and hair? Is toxic? Does it cause aging fast

It doesn't work: More importantly, there is a lot of evidence that it doesn't work! There are a number of effective weight loss programs; that one is a scam. ...Read more

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Does wearing gel on your hair make you bald quicker as you age? What causes hair loss or grey hair?

Does wearing gel on your hair make you bald quicker as you age? What causes hair loss or grey hair?

More genetics: Most hair loss is genetic, from your parents. There are a few types of hair loss that may be caused by what you do. Certain medications you take can cause hair loss. In addition, certain hair styles that pull on the hair (corn rows, tight pony tails, etc) can cause hair loss. Too much hair manipulation too much brushing or hot hair blowing or curling irons & hair straightening not recommended. ...Read more

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Can low stomach acid cause premature aging? I'm only 18 and my skin looks leathery, pale skin, loose stools and dry hair that's thinning. Please help!

Can low stomach acid cause premature aging? I'm only 18 and my skin looks leathery, pale skin, loose stools and dry hair that's thinning. Please help!

Just a thought...: ...but you may want to pursue a more systemic approach to your problem than focusing on possible hypochlorhydria. What tests have been run? Has your thyroid been checked? ...Read more

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Feel a head tremor even when resting on a pillow. Could it still be benign essential tremor? Cause for concern at my age?

Feel a head tremor even when resting on a pillow. Could it still be benign essential tremor? Cause for concern at my age?

Yes: Yes it can, but can be many things. There are several medical disorders that can exaggerate a physiological tremor. Best to check with your doctor. ...Read more

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Smacked head hard at age 13 & have headaches everyday since. Dr said psych & memory issues could be from this but not constant headache. What else can cause a headache for 12 yrs? Brain mris normal.

Smacked head hard at age 13 & have headaches everyday since. Dr said psych & memory issues could be from this but not constant headache. What else can cause a headache for 12 yrs? Brain mris normal.

Many causes...: There are several things which can cause headaches including over use of medications used to treat them. An evaluation by a doctor experienced in treating chronic headaches is your best option for determining the cause and possible treatment options. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of pain at the base of your skull in back of head? Age 61. High blood pressure medication. Male, active, otherwise healthy,

What could be the cause of pain at the base of your skull in back of head? Age 61. High blood pressure medication. Male, active, otherwise healthy,

Many possibilities: I would not try to make the diagnosis yourself. You need to see a physican and tell your story. They may then order labs and other tests to define the problkem. ...Read more

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Does a head injury cause floaters? I've had them since I was young and also had a head injury at the age of 8 (fell down flight of cement stairs).

Does a head injury cause floaters? I've had them since I was young and also had a head injury at the age of 8 (fell down flight of cement stairs).

Annoying: Floaters represent a consolidation of the normal "Jell-O like" material within the eye, called vitreous. When light passes into your eye, through the vitreous gel, the consolidations block the light and cast shadows on the retina. This is the essence of a floater. Very annoying. However, if found upon examination not to affect of the retina, then just annoying. ...Read more

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Child age 5 twitching in sleep sits up rocking head turning and nodding smacking lips seems restless all night like this what can cause this?

Child age 5 twitching in sleep sits up rocking head turning and nodding smacking lips seems restless all night like this what can cause this?

Maybe normal: Many children twitch and can even have motion during their sleep. However it would be good to video this and show it to your pediatrician to be sure it is normal. Seeing the motion is very helpful
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