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does taking too much vitamin b make your hair fall out

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
37 years experience Dermatology
Vitaminosis: Too much of anything is problematic. Only take what is advisable or fda approved. Too many vitamins could cause digestive but also other problems.

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
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Hair loss: I am not aware of vit b complex causing hair loss. It may help hair growth: foe example: b6 can help to prevent eczema, dandruff, dry scalp and psoria ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Guy DaSilva
34 years experience Preventive Medicine
Biotin: Hair loss is a complicated issue that can be caused by many things, ie overproduction of dihydrotestosterone (dht), autoimmune disease, & hypothyroidi ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Hair loss is a symptom of B12 deficiency.
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Eilerman
19 years experience Endocrinology
Work Up: B vitamins are unlikely to help. Consider an endocrine work up to include evaluations for hypothyroidism and hyperandrogenism (high testosterone).
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Balgobin
19 years experience Family Medicine
Vitamin deficiency : that is true. Add Biotin to your supplements and your hair will start to regrow.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
29 years experience Holistic Medicine
B vitamins: No, b vitamins are water soluble and excess comes out in urine.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
The body: Consists of 70 to 100 trillion cells. All of them, including hair follicles require efficient nourishment including all the vitamins and essential min ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Abby Caplin
39 years experience Integrative Medicine
Yes. : Take care of the stress. See a counselor for guidance.
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A member asked:
Dr. Jehangir Rao
Specializes in Holistic Medicine
U got it: You answered your own question. Vitamins do not work in isolation so keep taking Bcomplex for the rest of your life. It is safe and effective
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