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Does having tiny bits of white hair at 19 years old mean I'm aging faster than normal?

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Dr. Julan Crane
Pediatrics
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In brief: White hair

No

In brief: White hair

No
Dr. Julan Crane
Dr. Julan Crane
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: No Whitening of hair

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 genetics

In brief: No Whitening of hair

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 genetics
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
is the major factor. This doesn't mean that you are aging faster than the norm.
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