Gray Hair; All You Need To Know About The Nightmare 

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By John Wick

Always looking spic and span is a dream dreamt by all. But only a few succeed in achieving it. Some grow a belly and some lose their teeth. All of these have a permanent solution to them. But the most feared problem; grey hair seems to be the most common with no solution. 

There is no apparent prevention and treatment of gray hair but in reality, some ways and consulting the best dermatologists in Karachi can help you keep your black bush for longer. Not that everybody needs to follow such methods to avoid gray hair, because some people can rock a gray head with great grace and class. 

Gray hair is often associated with old age, but some people can get them even at a very young age. Silver, grey, or white hairs are said to be premature when they start growing before the approximate age of 30 years. 

There are a couple of misconceptions about how to treat them which leads to more damage. Below we will discuss these few misconceptions.

Misconceptions On How To Treat Gray Hair

One of the biggest mistakes which are also the easiest solution people do is covering those silver, grey, or white hairs with black dye or concealing them with other colors which in turn make more hairs turn silver, grey or white.

 Another mistake done by youngsters having premature silver, grey, or white hairs is plucking them out. When they see silver-grey or white hair, they just go ahead and pluck it out but what they don’t realize is that plucking them will, in turn, create more hairs like that.

Reasons For Hair Turning Gray

Below are some of the common reasons behind hair turning grey.

  1. Lack of production of Melanin:

The foremost reason for premature silver, grey, or white hairs is the lack of production of Melanin. Melanin is the hormone that is responsible for the production of hair color. This lack in production is due to either a severe sickness that you had in the past or an allergy or severe trauma that affected the mental health of the person.

  1. Usage of Hair Colors:

Another reason is the usage of hair colors for having different looks, thus ultimately affecting the hydrogen peroxide level which naturally bleaches the color of hair making them turn silver, grey, or white.

  1. Improper Diet:

Another major reason is improper diet. Lack of proper nutrients and especially lack of Vitamin B-12 can cause hairs to turn silver, grey, or white. Deficiency of Vitamin B-12 can cause different problems of thyroid and pituitary glands as well which results in the imbalance of the hormones and results in hairs having such colors.

  1. Genetic Disorder:

One more reason is a genetic disorder. This disorder can be a family disorder that can be found either in both parents or one of the parents and can also be a result of gene mutation due to severe sickness or trauma affecting the genetic composition.

  1. Smoking:

Smoking or prolonged exposure to ultraviolet rays can also be a reason for the production of such hairs.


Things that most people do not know is how to treat silver, grey, or white hairs. Below are some solutions that can help you in combating the issue of having such premature hairs.

  1. Visit A Dermatologist:

The first and foremost solution is to visit the best dermatologist and get a check-up of your body hormones. The prescribed medicine by the specialist will help in the balance of hormones and the normal production of melanin thus producing the natural hair color and restoring the former confidence of the person. So book an appointment 

  1. Proper Intake of Nutrition:

Another solution for preventing premature hairs is the proper intake of nutrition. Especially foods that provide vitamin E and B-12 which can be found excessively in eggs, fish, chicken, beef, yogurt, cheese etc. Multi-Vitamin tablets can also provide the necessary balance for the deficiency of essential nutrients (Multi-Vitamin tablets are provided by the doctors according to individual needs).

  1. Less Usage of Hair Dyes:

The third solution depends on the use of different things including less or no usage of hair dye and if used, then proper care of the hairs should be taken to give them the nutrients they need, usage of heat protection creams for the hairs, and discontinuation of habits like smoking, etc.

  1. Massage Your Scalp:

Another solution that can restrict the growth of premature silver, grey or white hairs is massaging the scalp regularly with different and nutritious oils to nourish them and promote healthy growth.

 After giving the basic necessities needed by your body and health some things still cannot be reversed so one should not be ashamed of whom he/she is, and should always have the confident look that no matter how I am. I am who I am, hence he/she should embrace it not as their weakness but as their trait and society needs to accept it as it is.