7 doctors weighed in:
What are the causes of premature graying?
7 doctors weighed in

Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management
3 doctors agree
In brief: Blame Genetics
When you're born, your genes are already hardwired for when and how your hair will turn gray.

In brief: Blame Genetics
When you're born, your genes are already hardwired for when and how your hair will turn gray.
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin
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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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Dr. Heidi Fowler
genetics plays the biggest role.
Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine
In brief: Genetics
determines premature graying.

In brief: Genetics
determines premature graying.
Dr. Diane Minich
Dr. Diane Minich
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