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What is the cause of gray hair in young people?

9 doctors weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
genetics plays the biggest role.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Early onset in some

Hair greyness is a bell shaped curve distribution and some are on the early side of this curve and get grey hair at a young age.
It is not due to diet or lifestyle.

In brief: Early onset in some

Hair greyness is a bell shaped curve distribution and some are on the early side of this curve and get grey hair at a young age.
It is not due to diet or lifestyle.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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