In the past graying of hair happens to be in people of old age only, but in our present-day scenario, we see people as young as 15 years are even getting prone to this problem, this is getting worse day by day, as more and more people are getting into this menace of this premature graying of hair.
First of all, Find it out Why this Problem is Happening
there was a time when graying of hair was directly associated with age, as it was normal to get gray hairs at around the age of ’40s or even more than that, and in some cases even later than that. But today`s scenario is totally different, as people are getting in most cases signs of premature graying of hairs in their early 20`s and thirties and in some cases in their teens. It’s very rare people these days who hit the age of mid-thirties and still only one or 2 hairs of them are gray, otherwise, most of the people are seeing white hairs in their early 30`s.
The reason for graying of hairs is, as we have hair follicles which contain pigmentation cells known as “melanin, “ which are responsible for our hairs to give them color, as hair follicles when generates melanin content, this melanin content when in higher quantity, the higher and darker color of your hair will be, same is the case if you have less melanin quantity, your hairs will be of lighter color, so it’s the melanin which gives the color to your hair and its quantity is responsible for darkness and lightness of your hair color.
Naturally when we grow older these cells are getting less in quantity and thus the color of our hairs is getting less brighter and in the end, they tend to get gray (white).
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1. Stress and Hectic Lifestyle
Some studies reveal that if you are having more stress than it might be one of a cause of your getting prone to premature graying. So be happy! It is the mantra for having crowning glory to be on its top high, with black hairs.
2. Health Issues
Problems of thyroid and health issues like diabetes, prolonged sinus, and respiratory problems, if your thyroid is low in secretion or other thyroid problems you are facing, then please check it as it could be the biggest reason for your graying of hair.
3. Perfumed Hair Oils and Gels
Some hair products like gels, creams, shampoos which contain harsh chemicals and oils with perfume are also could be the reason for premature graying, so it’s recommended to avoid all these products to shun the premature graying.
4. Quit Smoking
Smoking is also the reason behind the premature graying.
5. Hairs Need Nourishing
Oiling of hair is very necessary, if you are not oiling your hair and keeping them dry, then it is advised to you that you should start oiling your hairs, as it fights against dehydration and gives moisture to your hairs.
Eat well and right, your diet should be of nutritional value to avoid premature graying of the hairs. Protein intake must be in good quality and quantity as per the requirement of your body. As the hairs made up of a protein known as keratin. The products which contain more protein should be included in your diet like soybean, tofu, milk, and dairy products.
Home Remedies and Foods to Avoid Premature Graying
1. Green Vegetables
Vegetables green and leafy are the best source of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. Kale, capsicum, spinach and cucumber and other green veggies and fruits are the best intake for diet in the premature graying of hairs.
2. Three Fruits (Triphala)
Amlaki, hartaki, bibhitaki are the three fruits which make a compound, known as Triphala, each one of them is good for your hairs, eyes, and skin.
As berries are rich in vitamins and minerals, they are also rich in antioxidants. All these berries help in fighting against premature graying.
As almonds help in getting you loaded with many vitamins and minerals like vitamin E, Copper, and proteins, which helps to reduce the graying of your hairs.
Do you really wonder that how can this substance help you in getting rid of premature graying of hairs? But its true, as dark chocolate is rich in copper, one of the melanin produced in the body. So, if you like to eat chocolates you can eat them if you want to have black thick hairs.
6. Omega 3 Fatty Acids
Omega 3 fatty acids are one of the best bet for premature graying of the hairs as they help in making them best to avoid premature graying of hairs.
If you find that there is less nutrition in your diet like fewer proteins, fibers and carbs try to take them through natural sources. If you can’t find it in your diet then go for the supplements recommended by a qualified practitioner. If your supplement is fortified with herbs than its better for your health and your target to get black dense hairs.
8. Coconut Oil with Curry Leaves
They both have ingredients and properties which help in fighting with the premature graying of the hairs and other problems of the hairs. Take around 100 grams of curry leaves, boil I them in coconut oil and after cooling it at room temperature massage it daily on your scalp.
Premature graying of hairs is very common in today’s modern world, due to hectic lifestyle and stress but we can minimize it with some of the above mention suggestions and home remedies.