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Post by VeenaandNivyah » Sat Sep 24, 2005 2:04 pm

hey all
why does our hair turn grey faster when we r under a lot of stress or as v age?

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Post by MrMistery » Sat Sep 24, 2005 7:11 pm

As we age, the synthesis of melanine decreases, so our hair's color turns towards white. Maybe in some way stress inhibts the secretion of MSH hormone by medial lobe of the hypophysis that determines the secretion of melanine. Just a guess on that last one, however
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Post by Jokkon » Fri Sep 30, 2005 2:50 am

i am 15 yrs old and i already have a lot of white hair ( a lot )
my parents think it has to do with genetics and stuff
what do u guys think?
I am just a high school student

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Post by mith » Fri Sep 30, 2005 3:34 am

You could be albino :D
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Post by Poison » Fri Sep 30, 2005 6:19 am

He didn't say "all of my hair is white", Dave. :lol:
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Post by MrMistery » Sat Oct 01, 2005 7:33 pm

Are you blond? because i knew a guy with a similar problem. My guess is as good as your parents without any extra info
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Post by Mastermind » Wed Oct 05, 2005 11:51 am

i've started going grey, and i'm only 16. my dad had the same problem, but for him, his hair started going grey when he was twenty one. 8)

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cause of early greying

Post by pratistha » Mon Oct 10, 2005 2:18 am

that's right. hair greying at early age has got to do with heridity. but hey it could also be because of other reasons like lack of vitamin b12. if u r sure its not heridity then massaging hair with gooseberry oil may help a lot. :wink:

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Post by Mastermind » Wed Oct 12, 2005 12:03 pm

My hair is greying, but i'm sure i'm taking enough vit. B12.!. 8)

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Post by biostudent84 » Wed Oct 12, 2005 12:34 pm

If your father went gray at an early age, then it is most likely due to genetics.

Hmm. What color was your father's hair before he went gray? And what color hair does your mother have?

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