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Scientists figured out why stress turns your hair gray

Why our Hair Turns Gray

We all know that we start having gray hair as we grow old, however, there are recent studies that prove that stress can turn your hair gray, often prematurely.

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Scientists figured out why stress turns your hair gray

Scientists figured out why stress turns your hair gray

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Why our Hair Turns Gray

We all know that we start having gray hair as we grow old, however, there are recent studies that prove that stress can turn your hair gray, often prematurely.

The Stem Cells That Die

Experiencing stress and anxiety can diminish the somatic stem cells, which are responsible for the color our hair had earlier in life.

Both physical and psychological stress can affect those stem cells and drive a rapid and permanent loss.

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