In this article, we are going to cover what is the truth about grey hair and hair transplant. Have you ever wondered about what causes grey hair? Does the level of “stress” or state of “anxiety” have an influence on turning hair grey? You have heard of hair transplant but do you have questions circling in your mind? We hope to figure out all of your questions. We will present you some facts to consider and some answers for questions people often wondered. There are many unreliable sources on these issues. So, we will help you out by sharing our information with you, while benefiting from scientific data.
The Truth Behind Grey Hair
Have you ever look at the Obama’s pictures, before he was elected and after he left his office? No doubt, the difference is huge, in terms of color of his hair. His dark brown hair turned to color of grey. Being the president of the United States of America must be quite difficult, isn’t it? But is it really about the stress or are there also other issues involved? Answer to that is, stress is not commonly/always related to grey hair. When your hair follicles start to produce hair, the color of your hair sets. Because of the aging, hair follicles produce less color gradually. It usually begins with age of 35. Genetic factors determine these process.
The majority of the people have grey hair due to age related graying. Yet, there might be other health problems involved. Such as: Vitamin B12 deficieny, neurofibromatosis, vitiligo, alopecia areata, etc. Genes which is inhereted from parents, have the biggest impact on the issue of turning grey hair. You are able to predict at which age your hair will turn grey. In order to achieve this, you can simply look at the experiences of the past generations of your family. There is a possibility that you may experience grey hair as similar ages with them.
Stress and Grey Hair Relationship
Stress can not turn your hair grey only by itself. However, it might play a trigger role. Stress may lead to a condition called telogen effluvium. Under this condition, hair sheds 3 times faster than the usual rate. It doesn’t cause balding since hair grows back. But if you are middle aged or older, the new hair that grows back might be in color of grey. There is a study which shows relation between stress and the fur. It is not clear whether it is the same with human beings or not. Stress or anxiety is not as related with grey hair as genetics.
The Truth Behind Hair Transplant
There are several factors influence on balding. Genetics are highly influencial on the hair loss and among the top causes. Hair transplant is a treatment provided for the people who suffer from hair loss, thinning, balding or even grey hair. Doctors select a region of the patient’s head and they transplant the collected hair to the desired part. They take the hair follicles from the selected part and transplant it to the targeted area. Clinics use advanced and reliable techniques in this process. They aim to do it in the most comfortable way possible. Nearly half percentage of the males suffer from hair loss nowadays. And there are many who suffer from grey hair. Yet it is not only the males who suffer hair loss or thinning.
There are also females who undergo hair transplant procedure. The procedure lasts according to the amount of hair loss. If the area which needs the treatment is too large, it may take several sessions. There 2 most commonly used techniques, FUE and FUT. FUE tecnique also has subtypes. After the procedure, it is normal that some hair fall out. You can see the exact results beginning from second month. There will be no baldness between 6 months and a year. However, these time periods may differ patient to patient. Throught the session patients are under local anesthesia. Therefore they experience no unbearable pain. Success rate is quite high.