Q. I have been taking fish oil concentrate for heart health. After reading other readers’ comments on fish oil restoring their hair to its original color, I checked mine in the bright sunlight. Lo and behold, a lot of my gray is gone. I have bleached my hair for years, but the new root growth, which was mostly gray, is now brown. Amazing!
A. We agree with you that these tales are amazing. We don’t know quite what to make of them. We wouldn’t suggest someone start taking fish oil with the expectation that it would reverse the graying process. But as you point out, there may be other reasons to take fish oil. If gray hair changes back to its original color as a side effect, so much the better.