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Hair's something interesting !
« on: 25/09/2002 00:39:35 »
Apparently the average bloke grows over 90 miles of beard in a lifetime !

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Re: Hair's something interesting !
« Reply #1 on: 15/05/2003 15:19:50 »
I swear my nails and hair grow much quicker than average!!! do some peoples hair and nails grow quicker than others or is it just an average rate?

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Re: Hair's something interesting !
« Reply #2 on: 16/05/2003 01:30:53 »
Hair (head) normally grows from 1/2 inch to 1 inch per month.
 

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« Reply #3 on: 07/03/2005 13:43:37 »
my nails grew alot faster when i bit them now ivw stopped they grow much slower but much stronger is there a good reason for this?
also my hair grows very fast according to my barber 1 inch plus per month in winter and closer to 2 inches per month in summer is ther a reason for the seasonal change?

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Re: Hair's something interesting !
« Reply #4 on: 07/03/2005 21:08:06 »
Does hair really grow quicker/coarser when it's been cut ?...I always thought it was just a fallacy...

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Re: Hair's something interesting !
« Reply #5 on: 12/03/2005 22:48:46 »
I think there's some kind of signal that slows growth when hair/nails reach a certain length.  I imagine this is genetic.  My physiology book is buried in the closet so I can't go verify that.  I may just be making stuff up.  



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Re: Hair's something interesting !
« Reply #6 on: 23/06/2005 09:43:59 »
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I think there's some kind of signal that slows growth when hair [...] reach[es] a certain length.


Yes there is. Read topic: "Cause of grey hair"... I added a link there which also provides an answer to the question of [hair] growth cycle.
 

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« Reply #7 on: 23/06/2005 18:55:17 »
Ye apparently hair only grows to a certain length and then falls out though. That length is generally longer than the length most people have it at. All your hair is like at different lengths. OOO you know nails....... they are made outa the same stuff as ur hair!

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Re: Hair's something interesting !
« Reply #8 on: 27/06/2005 02:46:57 »
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Originally posted by Ylide

I think there's some kind of signal that slows growth when hair/nails reach a certain length.  I imagine this is genetic.  My physiology book is buried in the closet so I can't go verify that.  I may just be making stuff up.  



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