What causes hair to turn grey?

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 Genes have a lot to do with how hair greys, but other factors can play a role as well, says dermatologist Dr. Howard Brooks. Find out what else can turn hair grey by watching the video.

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

Our natural hair color is composed of certain pigments. But, as Dr. Oz notes in this video, the loss of pigment as we age is responsible for gray hair -- sometimes at a young age.

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