Grey hair is usually associated with ageing,which is natural process, but this is not always the case. According to medical science everybody has malenocyte in skin and hairs, bulbar malenogenic cell in roots of hair when stop producing melanocytes then hair turns grey & later on white. White hair is just keratin. Keratin is a transparent and colourless substance our nails are made up of keratin. According to age and other factor these melanins decide colour of hair.
According to Ayurevda Grey hair is caused by imblanace of pitta dosha in healthy human body. When more than half the hair is white by age 40, this is considered premature. People with pitta body humor type are prone to be affected by this ailment.
Causes of gray Hair
People with paittika body humor type are prone to be affected by this ailment. Here we mention some factor which influence graying hair:
- Faulty diet -lack of Vitamins, Iron, Copper and iodine in the daily diet.
- Mental inflluences-Anxieties, fear, jealousy and failures, tension, stress.
- Chronic illnes-thyroid disorder,vitiligo,Chronic cold, sinusitis, Anemia, chronic constipation, chronic headaches and restlessness forces the hair towards graying.
- Improper hair care – use of chemical based hair colors & products.