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If a black hair can turn white prematurely, is it possible for a white hair to regain color somehow, ever, naturally?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: If you have a

correctable cause - possibly.
Whitening 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.

In brief: If you have a

correctable cause - possibly.
Whitening 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.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Aging is a significant factor. In general– genetics plays the biggest role.
Dr. Sreedhar Samudrala
Family Medicine

In brief: It depends

When a white hair falls out, new hair will likely be white but you never know by taking better care of ourselves.

In brief: It depends

When a white hair falls out, new hair will likely be white but you never know by taking better care of ourselves.
Dr. Sreedhar Samudrala
Dr. Sreedhar Samudrala
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