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    Hi I see their is a lot of questions n answers about grey hairs on here each to individual cases I'm curious I'm 34 now being going grey since I was 26 my hair is 90 percent grey now I had a pacemaker fitted a couple of years ago I don't understand why it has gone grey so quickly when no1 else in the family has any grey yet. I've been told it might be down to diabetes never heard of that being true at all, I'm curious what could be causing this could it be down to blood circulation or some unknown reason ?





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    Hi, my daughter is 15 years old and has suffered from grey hair since the age of 9. She has about 5% to 7% grey coverage and is extremely self-conscious and worried about it. It's likely that it is down to genes because both me and my husband had grey hair in our late teens. She has been for a blood test twice and in both cases, there were no lacking vitamins or minerals suggesting that she is in relatively good health. What could be the cause and what could be the solution?





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    Hi, I got Grey hair at same age as your daughter and it increaed in number when i turned 19 years. Since then i started using dyes for two years but it affected my hair badly and so i switched to henna. I apply henna first and then indigo to my hair and it helps me to maintain black to brown hair. Tips to use henna and indigo can be found on internet. As its genetic, nothing can help. If you want you can try homeopathy or ayurveda. Thanks

    I'm a 16 year old girl, and got my first grey hair when I was 12. I've now got around 40 grey hairs on my head and today I noticed about 6 small grey hairs on both legs. What could it be?





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    Why do I have a few strands of grey hair when I'm only sixteen ?? We found the first when I was thirteen. I'm not stressed and it's not genetics; my parents, grandparents, great-grandparents, and great-great-grandma, aunts & uncles and like my whole family went started having grey hairs at age over fourty or fifty. So howcome I have grey hairs ...





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    I have a little girl who has just turned 7 ,she has been suffering with body odour since she was 4 GP at the time said nothing to worry about. She now has breast buds , pubic hair and the body odour , at times is so offensive . I have also noticed she has Grey hairs have read about Precocious puberty but it did not mention Grey-in hair ,Thank you Claire





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    Hi I am a 14 year old girl and I have found at least 3 thick grey hairs I stress out quiet a lot And I also have really dark circles and tiny patches of pale skin I don't know if it is vitamin B12 deficiency And both my parents had grey hair from a young age





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    Could it be vitiligo?

    My son is 17 and has splashes of grey hair at the back of his head. He has got dark hair so it is really noticeable. I am worried sick that it is going to spread. Do you think I should get him tested for anything





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    A chat to your local G.P. wont go astray, to help to ensure it all above board and take the worry off your mind. Hopefully it just lost of pigment which happens, at times earlier than we like... If this is the case, have a look at a product called Youthair.Google it. I use the creme formulation( super youthair) one on my fellow and it works.But Your young man, if it bothers him can visit the local hair colorist whom can match his normal hair and will use a gentle formula so not to irritate skin, if he is that way inclined... As long as you check with G.P. its not health issue in any way, its easy enough to fix. It is upsetting I know, I got hit at 13 and it was emotionally upsetting as a 13 year old, seeing stark grey on my pitch black, yes pitch black hair.. But its fixable. Take care...1st thing 1st, see your G.P. so you have some peace of mind, then fix. Smiles

    I would like to dye my grey hair but am allergic to hair dye what can you suggest I can use or do.





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    hi, you are probably allergic to amonia, as i am.........there are a few hair dyes on the market now that are amonia free

    hi, you are probably allergic to amonia, as i am.........there are a few hair dyes on the market now that are amonia free

    Hey, I am 19 year-old-boy,I have about 10% grey hair(out of 100%)and I extremely hate it,coz I wanna feel still young. I've got black hair and it's verily noticeable,but I've been thinking to dye it and regularly do that not to stop,what would you prefer me? Is this the right decision to dye it? Or is there any other alternative. Please help!





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    Hi, Dying hair with permanent dyes is not a good option as it might affect health in long run. I am 26 years old girl with 80% grey hair and i am using a combination of henna and indigo. First you need to apply henna and then indigo the next day. This will give black colour to greay hair and no colour for black hair. U will find info abt this in internet. All d best

    my two son have patches of grey hair my question is why?





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    Hi, I'm only fourteen and I have quite a but of grey hair. My dad went grey early but not this early and I'm worried that I'll have a full head of grey hair by the time I'm eighteen. I'm really stressing over this, neither of my brothers have grey hair and my mum didn't go grey prematurely. I know some people say it's down to stress and I do get quite stressed but all this grey hair is making me MORE stressed and I don't see how to stop getting it at my age without dyeing it. Please help me





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    Both my parents started going grey around 14-15 years of age. I started going grey at 12. I'm 28 now, nearly every 4th hair is grey. My dad is in his 50tys and his hair is pure silver, my mum's is all pale grey now, she is also in her 50tys. My little brother, 27, has maybe 1 or 2 grey hairs. My hair hasn't thinned and is still as thick & corse as it ever was. I'm all beset by genetics aren't I?





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    Yes Elizabeth, some things we cant change and our parents had not choice either.. Sometimes it will miss a generation.. The good news is as women it is far easier to change the color and it becomes a fashion statement, men are a little different...

    Well, if my greys would take dye, it could be a simple fix... They won't even take black... I keep searching though... Thanks.

    I've had a grey streak in my hair since I was a toddler, which I have inherited from my father's side. As I've got older the grey has spread. I am now 16, and my hair is almost fully grey. I die my hair using semi-permanent dye, how ever I am worried this is going to ruin my hair in future years, and lead to my hair becoming straw-like. Are there any alternatives?





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    ive had grey hair since i was 15 i am now 30. My hair is almost totaly grey. Ive bleached, dyed no matter what you do you get defeated by the grey. So i say go grey gracefully anyway its in fashion in america.





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    You are not alone, I am 23 started going grey at 13. I also had a lot of stress for that age and it can be very straining on your body. Try to find a way to give your self a stress free period of time in a day. Some how I no it can be hard but it will benefit you in many ways, not just with the grey hair. Also make sure you are eating a balanced diet, with lots of b vitamins and include cooper also. If this is hard to do because I know it is hard for some people get some vitamins and make sure you take them everyday. Also the websight livestrong.com has many good information you could use.

    I got my first grey hair at 13, first grey eyebrow hair at 21, now I'm 30 and about 75% grey. I think it's absolutely fantastic. Naturally a dark brunette, all I have to do is dye my hair with a dark blonde dye (that doesn't contain a bleach) and I have the most amazing highlights for just £5 a month! EVERYONE comments on how beautiful it is. My advice, experiment! Grey dyes really well, and I've been able to have bright blue/red/yellow streaks in my hair whenever I wanted (like for festivals etc and my friends get VERY jealous!!!)





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    Hey I'm 15 in year 9 I found my first grey spot and have been dying my hair ever since , I try not to let it worry me it's nothing to be worried about I tryed hiding it but that just made me worried that people wore seeing it and talking about it behind my back so now if something comes up about me dying my hair i just tell people why I do, my mum went grey in her 20s and my great auntie had a full head of beutiful grey hair by 18 every one would ask her if she had dyed it grey and what one she used but it was natural. I might let my hair grow out and be grey one day but for now I happy being dyed brown:)





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    I am 14 yrs and have a patch of grey hair at the back of my head. I have no clue why though, because both my parents had very luscious and healthy hair until they reached heir 40's.

    I'm 24 and I got 2 grey patches in my hair what can I do

    Hi, i'm a 17 year old male. i have a few grey hair strands. but ive straightend my hair & styled it for about 3 years pretty much daily. i regrete it. but now i dont style it as much. i feel like im too young to have grey hair, is there anyway i could reverse grey hair and make them naturaly black again? Please help!





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    im 17 and all my friends make fun of me because i have alot of grey hair. it is really noticable as i have quite dark brown hair, i am considering to dye it but not to sure what to use. do i go the hair dressers? or use a root touch up but put it on my grey streaks of hair? or do i just fully dye it? i am tempted to pluck them out but have heard that more grey will grow back? is this true? help me please!!





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    Hello I'm 14 ,turning 15 very soon which leading me to grade 9, and I had to take in the fact that I have GREY HAIRS. This started since I was about 12. My mother was doing my hair and just plucked it out like nothing. Then it doubled by the years. I try my best to hide my grey hair. I mean I don't care much of my hair when going shopping or eating diner. I'm more worried about when I'm at school. You know the idea of sitting Infront of someone and they just say "oh my god you have grey/white hair!!" That's the only BIG deal for me. But I'm also worried to if this is a genetic possiblity or not. My mother does have members in her family that went grey at a young age. Since I was worried about my hair I decided to get some highlights. I ended up getting an ombré and now it seems I have to dye under layers of my hair where the grey hairs are scattered around. I JUST NEED SOME ADVICE. SHOULD I DYE MY HAIR (LEAVING WITH AN OMBRÉ & A SHADE OF MY NATURAL HAIR COLOR /MY HAIR IS DARK BROWN/)? OR LEAVE IT AS IS AND TRY TO HIDE IT?





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    Hi I'm 43 and started going grey when I was about 10 (like my dad) and I noticed that when my 3 year old was just 18 months old she has started to go grey. I made the most of it when I started going grey ( my hair was very dark brown and I used to colour the grey bits in fun colours). All I would say is please learn to love your hair and make the most of it - you're special- besides there are plenty worse things to worry about. For those who can then hair dye is an inexpensive fix and can also be fun.





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    I do the same thing, I'm 22 and have been going grey since I was 13 (no men on my Dad's side of the family have made it past 25 with their original hair colour) I'm about 20% grey and just putting in some of those one wash colours can give some interesting results. If your greying its going to happen, so embrace it, thats what I say

    I am 24 years of age and started getting grey hair at 12/13 years of age. My hair now is a split 80% grey and 20% black. I also have grey chest hair, underarm hair and pubic hair. The top of my head is also starting to get bald aswell.





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    Hi Scott, My son is 9 years old and lots of grey hair, which are increasing, just wanted to know that whenu were 10 how much grey hair did u have. My son's grey hair does not bother me but it bothers me a lot, being a mom. Is there anything u did worked to get it less? Now that u are 17, do u feel a need to color it? Or have you already coloured it? Also, what bothers me the most is that did kids at school bully you coz of your hair? Thanks so much, your reply will be very much appreciated. Hamida

    hi im 28 nearly 29 and my grey hair problem started when i hit 20 with a single grey hair..now im getting grey hairs around all the edges of my hair,scattered ones at the top and sides and worst is my facial hair,its gotten alot worse in the last couple of yrs,covered in patches and straggly bits..its so damn embarrasing,if someone guesses my age they usually say around 35,and when i look in the mirror i feel about 50..i want to look young forever..ahhhh lol any advice would be great thanks.





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    i'm 21 and the day after my 20th birthday part of my right eyebrow turned grey and some parts of my hair. it literally happened over night. its the white grey and it feels like baby hair. my mum always says ur going grey and i'm like so are you but shes 45 the normalish age. but honestly i dont care i know it runs in my family, doesnt seem 2 be spreading fast and i've been colouring my hair since i was 16 anyway.





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    I've Been Going Gray Sine I Was 7! Im Now 16 And Have Been Dying It For 5 Years :) I Find It Quite Entertaining. Its Grey All Over my Head..So I Have To Dye My Hair Once A Month. My Frinds Love The Fact That I Hae Grey Hair And Have Recently Started To Tell The World! My Mum Was Fully Grey At 18 So No Worries Why Its Happening!





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    I'm 29 & I recently found about 15 white/clear hairs. My mum is 59 and has minimal grey hair (starting when she was about 45) and my dad is 57 and has no grey hair. Neither of my grandparents started going grey till they were mid 50s either. Could it be a nutritional deficiency? I also live in a city centre (and have done since 2008) - could pollution be a factor?





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    I've been going grey since i was 16 -and dyed my hair from my 20's onwards. Now in my 50's hav decided the hair dying looks so synthetic to maintina my 'brunete locks' that I would go -grey -well its mainly white.....with just a few highlights in it -looks fab and wished i had done this earlier....so yes go GREY but with a few foils it doesn't have to look harsh or aging but instead can look beautiful... :) And cheaper to maintain too!!!





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    I'm 13 and I've got around 20 grey hairs on my head.i also have dandruff cause I have excema.i get stressed easily aswell.when I see a grey hair I cut it at the root cause I find it embarresing and my parents won't let me dye my hair.really need a solution fast before my whole head turns grey.





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    Try not to stress and don't cut them out because it can lead to you getting thin hair. Sit down with your parents and tell them how you feel maybe they will understand then and let you die your hair.

    dandruff and skin flaking COULD be seborrheic dermatitis (looks a bit like acne or rosacea on your face), usually caused by a yeast that will leave behind hydrogen peroxide, bleaching your hair. melatonin problems unlikely at your age. see dermatologist, or see if antifungal shampoo sorts it all out...might take a while if it was indeed the cause for grey hair. stress won't cause it, not directly. general health such as healthy diet, nuts sprouts and boring stuff like that will help you rule out a dodgy immune system letting skin conditions take advantage.

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    my cosin is 13 and has grey hair she does dye her hair and my family started getting grey hair in there late teens and tweentys she doesnt no what to...so what should she do. i would also like to no if its normal to have hair on your tummy and chest (boobs)





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    I am 13 and my hair starting going grey about a year ago and I have been getting an increasing number of grey hairs. People are starting to notice the grey hair and comment on it, but my parents won't let me dye it! I really want to stop this, but I don't know how!





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    i have the same problem im going grey at 13 i want to no how to sort it out

    Hey I'm 15 and had the same trouble with my parents, get your parents to sit down and tell them how you feel about it, and just suggest them, on only dying the roots of your hair, and plus its not like you want to dye hair bright blue! It's just to hide the grey and make you feel young again! It worked on my parents and I dye my hair every other month! Hope that helped?:)

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    Episode 4 - Series 7

    In the clinic Dr Pixie helps a young man with a six year posterior problem that started with a tiny hair but ended up as a gaping hole. Read more →

  • Folliculitis

    Episode 9 - Rally

    This week's episode includes a woman with a hair-raising illness, some unwanted leakage, an itchy scalp and a wake up call for Dr Christian… Read more →

  • Peridinal Sinus

    Episode 4 - Feet

    This week's episode includes a podiatry roadshow, a mouthful of manky molars and a painful case of cystic acne. Read more →

  • Alopecia

    Episode 5 - Holiday

    This week's episode includes a visit to the airport where the Doctors see holiday goers bring back more than just souvenirs and tans. Read more →

  • Christian

    Bodies Behaving Badly

    Episode 1 of Embarrassing Teenage Bodies examines conditions including bladder control, sunburn and STIs. Read more →

  • Acne lazer treatment

    Episode 7 - Back to the Clinic

    This week the doctors are inviting some of their most serious cases back to the clinic to find out exactly how they've been getting on with their treatment, and to find out if they've conquered their embarrassment! Read more →

  • Tuberous sclerosis

    Episode 8

    The final episode of the series included a patient with the embarassing condition Paruresis, otherwise known as 'shy bladder'. There's also a case of Tuberous Sclerosis and patients with Folliculitis and Rosacea. Meanwhile Dr Jessen hit a student unio… Read more →

  • Acne

    Men

    The EI Docs go in search of the most elusive creature in the doctor's waiting room - the 'MAN'. Featuring a case of prostate cancer, man boobs, male hairloss and several problem penises. Read more →

  • Episode 14 - Changing Sex

    Episode 14 - Changing Sex

    Dr Christian revisits two women who have gone to extreme measures to dramatically change their bodies: they've both had gender reassignment surgery. Read more →

  • Erectile Dysfunction

    Episode 6 - Erectile Dysfunction

    This week's episode includes a man whose erectile dysfunction has him at his wits end, an extreme case of tooth erosion and a ballooning belly that's more than just an obesity issue. Read more →

  • Acne Kelioidalis

    Episode 10 - Back to the Clinic 2

    Back in the clinic the doctors are checking up on cases of acne, incontinence and a scaly skin problem that had left some specialists baffled... Read more →

  • Ball Check-Up

    Episode 11 - Back to the Clinic 3

    Back in the clinic the doctors are checking up on everything from unwanted hair, to agonizing prolapses and some very painful privates. Read more →

  • Headlice

    Episode 2 - Kids

    This week's episode includes a young girl with vile verrucas that may prove to be life saving; a woman with a sore bottom whose problem is much deeper than it seems and a teenage girl with a severe scaly scalp. Read more →

  • Skin

    Am I Normal?

    Episode 2 of Embarrassing Teenage Bodies looks at conditions including excessive sweating, extreme eczema and damaged hearing. Read more →

  • Anal Operation

    Vaginas

    The EI team roll into Norwich to setup a clinic in one of the country's busiest shopping centres. This time the Docs are getting stuck into the Vagina, and there’s no room for coyness ladies! Read more →

  • Alopecia

    Episode 8 - Oral

    This week's episode includes a man whose armpits are making his life hell, a couple with severe sexual discomfort and a case of very painful privates. Read more →

  • Medi+Vend machine

    Teens Below the Belt

    Episode 4 of Embarrassing Teenage Bodies tackles conditions including a swollen bladder, toilet phobia and chlamydia. Read more →

  • Beach

    Boys, Boys, Boys

    Episode 3 of Embarrassing Teenage Bodies takes a closer look at binge drinking, diabetes and chronic acne. Read more →

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