The ill effects of smoking are a long discussed list. Starting from cancer to erectile dysfunction, the effects are varied and never pleasant. Another side effect of smoking that was analyzed and confirmed in the recent past was prematured greying of hair. It is mentioned that smoking causes free radical damage to the body. This in turn affects the color sac under the hair follicles that contain melanin pigments. For most smokers, the hair starts turning grey in their 20's and the likelihood of this happening is 4 times more when compared to non smokers.
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