WHY DOES HAIR TURN GRAY?

15 April, 2021

It is normal for hair color to change as people age. Over time, hair follicles lose pigment cells, resulting in hair turning white, silver oy grey. While this is often associated with getting older, the reality is that grey hair can appear at almost any time in life; even teenagers and people in their 20s may notice strands of grey hair, which can possibly have a negative implant in their self confidence.

What causes gray hair?

Known by scientists as canities or achromotrichia, the graying of hair is a long-studied phenomenon that has a variety of causes:

How to prevent graying hair?

When graying hair occurs in the body, the hormones responsible for encouraging healthy hair growth change and the possibility of reversing it depends on the individual and the factors that have caused it. Here are some ways to prevent your hair from going grey:

Even when you can make an effort to keep grey hair away for a good period of time, it will be almost inevitable. When hair turns grey, it may feel quite dry, fragile or frizzy, to prevent this, you should know what is causing it by undergoing a consultation with a specialist. At Hairfix, we offer a variety of hair implantation treatments, from preventive therapies to hair transplant in Tijuana (especially if graying has come accompanied by hair loss, too). Call us today for a FREE online or in-office appointment!

About The Author: Dr. Javier Estrada Saiza

He is a specialist in Direct Micro Hair Transplantation, with experience and training in different areas of this specialty, such as clinical hair therapies, micrografting, mesotherapy, and alopecia, among other treatments and pathologies.

He is a graduated doctor from the Faculty of Medicine of the Autonomous University of Baja California and his professional career includes international training in institutions such as:

Natural Hair Turkey, Hair Transplant Training Istanbul Turkey, Grupo MCI, Implante capilar técnica FUE Nordelta Argentina

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