Too early the appearance of gray hair may be due to a hereditary factor. However, those who have gray hairs began to appear en masse too early, it will not be superfluous to visit a doctor and pass a number of tests. In this case, it is important to determine the level ferritin, calcium, and vitamin D in blood.
Scientists conducted a large-scale study, studying data on nearly five thousand adolescents from 12 to 19 years. The results of the experiment confirmed the following: early on those who had a deficiency of the above elements in the body noted. That is why young people who turn gray are recommended to take tests.
Indeed, the deficiency of these substances in the body affects not only the condition of the hair, but also causes other unpleasant diseases and pathologies. So, with a lack of vitamin D, vascular, heart, and other diseases can develop.
But even if gray hair appears later - under the age of 40 - it’s still worth thinking about a visit to the doctor. In this case, tests should be carried out to determine cholesterol, check the condition of the coronary vessels and vessels of the neck.
Too early a color change may also indicate a decrease in the functions of the immune system. The fact is that immunityactivates the same specific protein that activates the production of hair coloring pigment by melanocytes. If the hair turns gray, then this protein in the body is not enough. Accordingly, the immune system also protects the body worse from infection attacks.
Thus, to prevent early graying, you need to ensure that the body receives a sufficient amount of vitamins and minerals. To replenish stocks Vitamin B12 you need to eat more dairy products and quality meat. Vitamin D It is produced under the influence of sunlight, however, it is better to protect hair from direct contact with headgear. Restock Vitamin Cpossible if you regularly eat citrus fruits, bell peppers, spinach, strawberries. Onions, turmeric, blueberries, and garlic have antioxidant properties.
In addition, nutritionists advise to abandon fast food, fried and not eat a lot of sweets. However, turning gray too early is risked not only by lovers of junk food, but also by those who often practice dietary restrictions and “sit on” diets. Frequent stresses are no less harmful to healthy hair. Malicious smoking, which causes oxygen starvation of cells, can also provoke early graying.