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25 year old concerned about the white hair growth. Any remedy? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 28-May-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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General & Family Physician
Practicing since : 2009
Answered : 983 Questions
User:Hi Doctor
Doctor:Good Evening
User:Doctor, I am just 25 years old and have lot of white hair... Could you please let me know what i can do...
Doctor:It has more to with genetics
Doctor:We cannot change the way how the melanocytes ( pigment producing cells) in the hair respond
User:ok... i hear there are some natural ways to turn it back...
User:Is it possible?
Doctor:Not really
Doctor:All the marketing or advt are misguiding
Doctor:You can only use some good perming techniques
User:is there anything i can do to prevent?
User:can you suggest some techniques
Doctor:Very general instructions like good food and exercise
Doctor:all dark colored food and variety of colors
Doctor:You can use coloring agents which are costly
User:anything in specific plz
Doctor:L Oreal
Doctor:which comes at Rs400 per coat
Doctor:Anything lesser than that will actually harm the hair
User:ammonia free is preferred right?
User:i am using Revlon
Doctor:Since it is a cosmetic problem, medical science has not done good research on this
User:is it fine?
User:on foods side, can u plz suggest any specifics?
Doctor:No evidence that food helps
Doctor:Did you follow?
User:anything else i can do to prevent it from further?
Doctor:Do you have any more questions?
Doctor:Hardly anything
Doctor:It is a genetic problem
User:hmm Thank You Doctor...
User:Your help is much appreciated...
Doctor:Check if alternative medicine can help
User:which medicine?
Doctor:Since I am an allopathic physician
Doctor:I cannot comment on Ayurveda or Homeo
Doctor:Allopathy there is no respite
Doctor:Thank you for visiting
Doctor:Bye for now
User:ok bye thanks...
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