Why does hair turn gray as people get older?

Answer Getting gray hair is an inevitable part of aging. While there is little you can do to reverse the trend once it starts--aside from applying hair coloring--there are specific reasons why it happens.... Read More »

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Why Does Hair Turn Gray or White As People Age?

As we age, our body loses mass, skin loses elasticity and hair loses its color. Whether or not your hair will go gray---and when and how gray it will get---has much to do with your genetic coding. ... Read More »

Does hair turn gray or grow out gray from the roots?

Why Does Your Hair Turn Gray?

Most people see gray in their hair as an inevitable reminder of old age staring them down. While graying hair often accompanies getting older, how and when you go gray largely depends on what genes... Read More »

Why Does Human Hair Turn Gray?

Gray hair is usually associated with aging, but there are many misconceptions and misunderstandings when it comes to aging and gray hair.