Grey Hair linked to higher heart disease in men or women

Men or Women with more grey hair, irrespective of age, may be at increased risk of heart disease, warns new study.

Our findings suggest that irrespective of chronological age, hair greying indicates biological age and could be a warning sign of increased cardiovascular risk. – says Irini Samuel, a cardiologist at Cairo university. Atherosclerosis, build up of fatty material inside arteries, and hair greying share mechanism such an impaired DNA repair, oxidative stress, inflammation, hormonal changes and senescence of functional cells