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What should be done to control the Grey hairs in the head & beard ?

Hi, I am 25 years old.. I have white hairs in the head and Beard and some in my mustache.... Please advice me what should be done to control this...For this I am loosing my confidence level.
Asked On : Tue, 15 Jun 2010
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Internal Medicine Specialist 's  Response
Welcome to health care magic.
Thanks for the query.
There are so many factors responsible for graying of hair ,for example genetic problems,stress,imbalanced diet,stress,Hypothyroidism,uses of chemical based cosmetics,improper sleep,certain vitamin and mineral deficiency etc.The treatment is advised according to the cause.Thanks
Answered: Fri, 21 Oct 2011
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Dermatologist Dr. Puvvula Kishore Kumar's  Response
welcome to HCM..,
causes of greying of Hairs
1)Localized variety........congenital,vitilligo, Nevus pigmentosus
2)Diffuse variety......senility, chronic disease,Heredo-familial, endocrine, use of chemicals on hair, over usage of dryers, Nervous strain and stress
Here 3 Mechanisms involved in the greying Hairs... a) loss of pigmentation in the matrix b) appearance of air bubbles in the medulla.., c) uneveness surface which reflects the light will appear as grey
For treatment side...usually unfavourable...,
1) Reassurance
2) Elimination of cause
3) Improvement of Health by taking good nutrition.....milk,fruits eggs, meat ..,fresh vegetables
4) Administration of Iron,liver extract., vitamins,Placental injections are beneficial..,
5)UVR exposures by taking methaoxalen tablets (PUVA therapy)
6) Last but not least..., Dyeing is effective method of changing colour..., but choosing harmless dyes...vegetable dyes like Henna, camomile and indigo....but not go for lead and silver nitrate chemical dyes o.k....I hope U can understand the greying hairs ..... goodluck...,
Answered: Sun, 30 Oct 2011
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  User's Response
My daughter is 4 year old and she has 3-4 grey hairs. Kindly suggest what type of treatment i have to give.
Answered: Fri, 13 Aug 2010
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