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The Truth about Reversing Gray Hair

2011 December 12
by admin

It is a general impression that once a person has gray hair, he is old. Most of the time, hair color is associated with age, but few people understands that there are different factors affecting hair color. Even in teenage years, a person can have gray hair, and this could cause a lot of problems to the person.

A lot of people today are more concerned about how they look rather than looking out for their health. That is why it’s not surprising that a lot of beauty products are in demand in the market these days. Unknown to most people that these products are created with different chemicals, and that too much exposure to these chemicals could definitely ruin their health. Even in hair dye, people neglect the health risk that they’d encounter just to get a younger look.

Good thing that there are other natural ways on how to reverse gray hair, but how true are these natural alternative methods? Before we go on to that, let us first determine the different methods that could pose great danger to your health.

In reversing gray hair, many would resort to cosmetic treatment which includes artificial coloring which is made from certain chemicals that is proven to cause cancer in lab rats. Too much exposure to these products will not only ruin your hair, but your life as well. There are also medical treatments that involves taking up certain medicines to reverse the effects of gray hair. Such medicines include Auxins, Imatinib Mesylate, and Gleever. These medicines are not over the counter drugs and needs prescriptions from a registered physician. Along with obtaining the prescription, you should also discuss with your doctor the different side effects that you might encounter upon using the drug.

Nowadays, businessmen are now making use of natural ingredients to make hair dye to make their products safer for consumers to use. There are also treatments that use natural ingredients which include Eugenol Oil, Amla Oil, Melantin, Retin-A, and a lot more. Even in your own home, you can use natural ingredients that can be found in your kitchen. Tea and Coffee could be a natural source for hair color to cover up those gray hairs.

There are also other routines that you might want to consider like brushing your hair twice a day. The reason behind this is that it stimulates your hair, making it more active and healthier. Another is to determine the cause; sometimes, gray hair is a result of poor diet. Especially when you are still young and you suddenly find out you’ve developed gray hair, you should look onto your diet if you have been eating healthy foods. Vegetables are a good example of foods that you should be eating to prevent an early onset of gray hair.

Hair color is determined by the number of melanin in your hair follicle, as we age, their number of production starts to decrease thus giving us gray colored hair. According to research, it is not impossible to reverse gray hair. Scientists have, in fact, conducted experiments on gray haired rats and have successfully brought back its natural color. In the future, we might enjoy this kind of break through, and you will no longer have to worry about gray hair.

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