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Is premature grey hair in teenagers more common now? Any reasons why?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
2 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
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
genetics plays the biggest role.
Dr. John Hagler
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics

In brief: No

Hereditary.

In brief: No

Hereditary.
Dr. John Hagler
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