hair color index
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Hair color - what is it
. An overview of what hair color is.
Hair color - biochemistry
. An overview of what hair pigment is made from.
Hair color - how do we get all these different hair colors and shades
. Hair color comes from two basic pigments so how do we get all these different hair colors.
Hair color - why is hair colored
. Why we have so much variation in hair color is anyone's guess but here are some ideas.
Hair color - environment, weathering and hair color changes
. hair color can change as a result of the environment in which we live.
Hair color - abnormal increased pigmentation
. Sometimes people may experience an increase in hair pigmentation due to drugs or diseases.
Hair color - chemical induced hair color changes
. Some chemicals can promote an increase or decrease in hair color.
Hair color - drug induced hair color changes
. Some drugs can promote an increase or decrease in hair color.
Hair color - gray hair and age
. We all develop gray hair with as we get older but what is the typical presentation?
Hair color - nutrition and hair color
. Some comments on how nutrition may affect hair color.
Hair color - oculocutaneous albinism and griscelli syndrome
. A collective of several different genetic conditions all involve albinism - a failure to produce pigment in the hair, skin, and/or eyes.
Hair color - hermansky-pudlak and chediak-higashi syndrome albinism
. More examples of the family of genetic conditions that involve albinism.
Hair color - syndrome associated premature gray hair
. Early or rapid onset gray hair may be associated with a variety of disorders.
Hair color - hair color changes secondary to disease
. Early or rapid onset gray hair may be a secondary symptom of several disease processes.
Hair color - poliosis
. Poliosis is a general term to describe the development of white patches of hair in otherwise pigmented hair bearing regions of skin.
Hair color - piebaldism
. Piebaldism is one cause of patchy white hair development.
Hair color - vitiligo induced gray hair
. Vitiligo can result in patchy white hair growth in some affected individuals.
Hair color - hair color and neurofibromatosis
. Another condition that can result in the growth of patches of white hair.
Hair color - sudden white hair onset
. Can people's hair really go white overnight?
Bookstore - dermatology / hair disease books
. Links to the online internet bookstore Amazon.com for books about hair and hair diseases primarily written for dermatologists, trichologists and those in related professions
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