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Myth or Fact? Fright Turns Hair White

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5:28AM PST on Dec 24, 2012


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6:55PM PDT on Oct 13, 2012

Of course fright turns hair white. It causes stress on the body.

9:58AM PDT on Oct 13, 2012


6:45AM PDT on Oct 13, 2012

Yes it can,,,,

1:09AM PDT on Oct 13, 2012


6:30AM PDT on Oct 12, 2012

Interesting information.

9:45PM PDT on Oct 11, 2012

I call bs. I had a teacher whos daughter was taken by a serial killer. It really didn't take long for her to look much, much older and indeed, her hair turned white

8:54AM PDT on Oct 10, 2012

right.... although, stress and illness can affect hair pigmentation and growth. so the shock the old man (full head of dk brown hair) felt on finding his wife on the floor in the midst of a medical emergency, then the stress and fear of waiting in the ER, and then during the long subsequent surgery, and then the recovery period, during which time, he's now (6 months later) very grey. some of it happened overnight, some of it took awhile.

11:43AM PDT on Oct 9, 2012


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