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Herman Melville

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Does our hair grow faster when we are cold?
« on: 31/07/2009 12:12:58 »
We have hair to keep us warm, so does our hair grow faster when we are cold? Or is the body not able to respond to temperature in this way? Is the rate at which hair grows pre-programmed (and not something that responds to specific circumstances)?


 

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Does our hair grow faster when we are cold?
« Reply #1 on: 31/07/2009 12:29:16 »
I think we just get goosebumps and the hairs stand up.
 

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Does our hair grow faster when we are cold?
« Reply #2 on: 31/07/2009 12:31:42 »
Your hair does grows faster when the weather is warm.

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Hair grows at around 1/2 inch each month during summer, but during a cold winter it only grows about 1/4 inch.

http://www.ehow.com/how_2277187_hair-grow-faster.html
 

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« Reply #3 on: 02/08/2009 20:48:25 »
Your hair does grows faster when the weather is warm.

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Hair grows at around 1/2 inch each month during summer, but during a cold winter it only grows about 1/4 inch.

http://www.ehow.com/how_2277187_hair-grow-faster.html


You'd think it would grow faster in winter.
 

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Does our hair grow faster when we are cold?
« Reply #4 on: 02/08/2009 23:05:43 »
When I was a teenager, I noticed that the hair on my arm, which was in plaster due to a broken wrist, grew more than the hair on the other arm. I heard the suggestion that the hormone levels in the arm that was healing would affect the hair growth rate.
Possible?
 

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« Reply #5 on: 03/08/2009 11:13:31 »
Maybe the plaster just stopped them from wearing away?
 

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« Reply #6 on: 04/08/2009 01:07:10 »
Maybe it was the warmer conditions inside the plaster? That would agree with those figures.
 

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Does our hair grow faster when we are cold?
« Reply #7 on: 04/08/2009 02:51:21 »
We have hair to keep us warm, so does our hair grow faster when we are cold? Or is the body not able to respond to temperature in this way? Is the rate at which hair grows pre-programmed (and not something that responds to specific circumstances)?

Herman peoples hair grows at different rates really and the better health the hair is in the faster it grows. I find when I am thoroughly hydrated and my nutritional level has been spot on with nice sunshine I am like a plant that thrives and grows profusely in the summer and without those conditions, lack of sun in the winter cold cold conditions, My growth slows to a crawl and I do not usually require the normal summer like trimmings needed to maintain my hair growth control.So like a plant, the water, warmth and nutrient conditions help our hair  to thrive in the warmer months spring thru fall!
« Last Edit: 04/08/2009 02:58:23 by Karen W. »
 

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