The truth about the link between gray hair and stress – Business Insider

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There is some truth to understand of the link between gray hair and stress. You could be enjoying a normal day when all of the sudden you spot a gray hair in the mirror. It stands out like a weed in grass that is groomed well. You have probably heard the idea that you can stave off gray hairs by keeping stress low.

Key Takeaways:

  • You’ve probably heard that you can stave off the appearance of grays in your mane by keeping stress levels low.
  • Several studies in rodents have suggested a link between stress and the appearance of gray hairs.
  • There is no evidence to link the onset of graying to stress , diet or lifestyle,” Rodney Sinclair, a University of Melbourne professor of dermatology wrote in a post for The Conversation.

“For the vast majority of people, graying hair is not down to something you have done, but to genetic factors beyond your control.”