• tca300: I understand this is off topic from what you typically teach, but I was wondering if you have run across any information or learned on your own, things that help people grieve over lost loved ones, and or fear of losing others to death? Thank you!

    Ray Peat: It activates the “helplessness” reactions in the body, stress weakening your own life, and I think it can help to get out of that if you think of your life as a continuation of theirs—the same life, though with fewer bodies.

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  1. md_a

    Folic Acid and Gray Hair

    Folic acid is also important, which is easily lost when estrogen is high, retinoids, UV, alcohol, maybe even coffee ... Oxidative stress by decreasing melanin production contributes to depigmentation. As a tyrosine derivative, melanin is responsible for pigmentation. Vitamins B2, B3, B6, B12...
  2. Rinse & rePeat


    I have created this thread because I get asked a lot about nettle, and how it restored my natural hair color. I have told of my good results, here and there on this forum, but now I want to talk about other factors that may have played a part in my results. My first hearing about nettle having...
  3. FitnessMike

    Did anyone reversed grey hairs with topical copper?

    what you think about using something like this topically? View: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Trace-Minerals-Research-Liquimins-Copper/dp/B019IX0ZTU/ref=sr_1_6?dchild=1&keywords=copper+ionic&qid=1619504567&rdc=1&sr=8-6
  4. R

    Lost And Need HELP! 24 Y/o Dry, Thinning, Grey Hair. Help Please, Do I Need A Hormone And Mineral

    Hi all, Hope everyone is doing well and staying safe, Really hoping you can help as I am feeling completely lost right now. I am a 24 year old male, fairly active and I am experiencing the below issues: - Thinning hair, not receding one bit... More horseshoe shaped thinning. - My hair feels...
  5. haidut

    Grey Hair May Be A Biomarker For CVD (and Biological Age) In Men

    Ray has written about the role of low copper, high serotonin, and generally low thyroid function in changing hair color from dark (or blonde) into white with advancing age. It just so happens, that these phenomena also affect heart health. I have long suspected that premature greying of hair on...
  6. Mito

    Scientists Find Skin Cells At Root Of Balding And Gray Hair

    Scientists find skin cells at the root of balding, gray hair: May 2017 News Releases - UT Southwestern, Dallas, Texas The researchers found that a protein called KROX20, more commonly associated with nerve development, in this case turns on in skin cells that become the hair shaft. These hair...
  7. J

    Anxiety And Impulsivity: Factors Associated With Premature Graying In Young Dogs

    http://www.appliedanimalbehaviour.com/article/S0168-1591(16)30277-5/fulltext I know this can happen in humans too, where a stressful event causes the graying of a specific patch of hair and the colour returns spontaneously when the stressful event ends (without the need of any particular diet...
  8. J

    Association Of Potassium Caproyl Tyrosine, L-phenylalanine And Taurine And Use Thereof To Prevent An

    Patent WO2013179098A1 - Association of potassium caproyl tyrosine, l-phenylalanine and taurine and use thereof to prevent and slow down white hair A topical application with a few familiar amino acids: In this one, the gelatin prevented those amino acids from reaching the level required for...
  9. P

    Repigmentation Of Gray Hair After Thyroid Hormone Treatment

    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17961449 Case Reports Patient 1 A 63-year-old man, who and been progressively graying over the years and who had a 1-year history of fungoid mycosis (stage IA) treated with psoralen-UV-A (PUVA) (3 sessions/wk), went into a myxedema coma of unknown cause. When...
  10. M

    Let's Nail This White Hair Thing

    I come to you all because you are so smart. I had mentioned I've been seeing an increase in white hair these last two months. I've been prematurely graying since 29, but it's upped. Now taking a deeper look, I've been increasing more than I thought. I've read in many places that usually it's...
  11. haidut

    Dopamine Precursors Restore Hair Color

    I found this study and I thought it was interesting. Ray has said that grey hair is cause by accumulation of tryptophan and I posted some studies on that as well. The question is whether other drugs such as pCPA, dopamine agonists (lisuride, LSD), prolacting antagonists (cabergoline), serotonin...
  12. haidut

    Tryptophan And White / Grey Hair

    Hi all, I know Ray wrote about this before, but he did not provide a reference as far as I can remember. Here is a study that explains the link between tryptophan and white / grey hair. So, tryptophan depletion would be beneficial not just for lowering serotonin...