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Wht do people get grey hair?

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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Loss of pigment

With age the pigmentvcells in the hair slow down and stop producing pigment.
The effect is variable at what age this starts. There is a, variation with natural hair color and probably with the degree of processing that the hair has undergone.

In brief: Loss of pigment

With age the pigmentvcells in the hair slow down and stop producing pigment.
The effect is variable at what age this starts. There is a, variation with natural hair color and probably with the degree of processing that the hair has undergone.
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dr. Morris Westfried
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Dr. Barry Cohen
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Mostly

Genetics and stress.

In brief: Mostly

Genetics and stress.
Dr. Barry Cohen
Dr. Barry Cohen
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

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.
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