White hairs at 24, will I die soon?

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  1. Scott L

    Scott L Producer

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    They're sprouting all over! My friends have been taking notice too, which is just a grim reminder that I'm over the hill. [​IMG] I was just wondering what I should check out before I kick the bucket. First thing that comes to mind is Just For Men. Is that all that's needed or should I get something fancier?

    Pease help an old man.
     
  2. Rob Gardiner

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    Scott,

    Your days are definitely numbered. You may leave your home theater to me when you go. I'll give it a good home.

    Before you kick the bucket, make sure you find some time to sit on a park bench and complain about "kids today".
     
  3. JustinCleveland

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    Scott, I'm 23 and have the hairline of a 50 year old. Me, I'm not doing anything, just getting on with my life. If it really bothers you, you can do something about it, but then you have to go through your day knowing that you color your hair. It's your perogative.
     
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    Yes. By 4pm today. Nice knowing ya [​IMG]
     
  5. andrew markworthy

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    When you say that white hairs are sprouting 'all over', what do you mean exactly? [​IMG] According to the handy 'Moon Phase' programme on my PDA, it's only a waxing crescent moon tonight, so that cuts out the obvious explanation. However, just to be on the safe side, stay clear of anything made of silver.

    If you want a serious answer, white or grey (sorry, I mean 'gray') hairs are not necessarily a sign of premature ageing in anything other than your hair. E.g. my mum was gray by the time she was 18 and she's still with us (at least she was this morning when I spoke to her on the phone) in her mid-seventies. She dyed her hair until she was in her fifties and then 'came out' (a case of 'glad to be gray' I suppose).
     
  6. Dennis Nicholls

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    It's all in your genes so there's not much you can do about it. My brother was bald in college. I take after my mother's side of the family - I'm 51 and have a full head of dark hair.
     
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    Bast**d! (just kidding [​IMG] ).
     
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    Someone need a bucket? I'm here to help.

    [​IMG]

    Nice stainless, kick style bucket.
     
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    At least you're not impotent at 25[​IMG]
     
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    [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

    Way too much information!!!
     
  11. Rob Lutter

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    I'm balding like a mofo... so don't worry about it [​IMG]
     
  12. Todd H

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    You'll be fine. I remember getting a few gray hairs at around 19-20 years old. I was under a lot of stress at the time. They eventually went away only to return again for good in my late 20's - early 30's.
     
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    I'm 27 and have quite a few white/gray hairs. I look at it as better than balding since when it gets real bad I can just dye it. You have to look for the silver lining. :wink:
     
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    Just before my 28th birthday this past April, I found a clump of like albino white hairs, just behind where my bangs would be if I didn't have a ponytail (and shoulder-length+ long hair). That has progressed in the last 5 months to all of the hair on my head to some degree, including my beard, lightening first and then going celebrity bleached teeth white. I now have about 1-2" white roots in several places and my normally medium brown hair is turning blonde at the temples and white at my goatee. [​IMG]
     
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    I've had gray hairs since high school. Got them from my dad's side of the family. Don't worry about it.
     
  16. Scott L

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    Not too worried, my father actually dyes his hair. Do you dye it Rudy, what color if so?
     
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    I started going white at 40 and have learned to live with it, as I still have a nice head of hair with no signs of thinning whatsoever (thanks Dad!); at first you notice every single white hair, but it's amazing how you get used to such things after a while and forget them altogether. Hell, look at Steve Martin, he turned completely white haired very early in life and he's still around.
     
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    Nope, don't dye it at all. My g/f likes them, so I leave them alone. [​IMG]
     
  19. Erik.Ha

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    Relax- Grey hair on a guy is no big deal... Makes a man look distinguished...
     
  20. Malcolm R

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    Greying in my late teens, balding in my late 20's.

    I got the best of both worlds. [​IMG]
     

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