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What is the main cause for premature graying of hair?

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Dr. Michael Sinclair
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Rapid turnover

The loss of pigment in hair comes from too rapid turn over of hair shafts from the follicles.
No great cures have been proven to work. Some people think that taking biotin can help.

In brief: Rapid turnover

The loss of pigment in hair comes from too rapid turn over of hair shafts from the follicles.
No great cures have been proven to work. Some people think that taking biotin can help.
Dr. Michael Sinclair
Dr. Michael Sinclair
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

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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