What Thinning Hair And Other Hair Concerns Reveal About Your Health

Your pesky hair problem could reveal underlying health concerns


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Problem: Grey Hair

If you’ve seen a few extra silver strands of late, you’re not alone.

“Hair starts to grey in your 30s. By the time you turn 50, it’s normal to be around 50 per cent grey,” says Elizabeth.

Sudden, premature greying however has been linked to anaemia, B12 deficiency and autoimmune conditions, so chat to your GP if you’re worried. But mostly it’s just genes and getting older. “The colour cells stop producing pigment,” she says.

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Text: Bauer Syndication  / Additional Reporting: Elizabeth Liew