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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
It depends...: This depends a lot on what your diet is like, exposure to environmental toxins, genetics etc. Vitamins are no substitute for a healthy diet, but for m ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Troy Ross
Dr. Troy Ross answered
23 years experience Occupational Medicine
Endocrine eval: If you have abnormally thin hair it could be from a hormone imbalance. It would be worth finding a doctor that will do a full health and endocrine eva ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Hair growth: Some are; dieckol which is a phlorotannin found in arame, in ecklonia cava or in ecklonia stolonifera. Also, proanthocyanidine (b3) which is found in ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Hick
12 years experience Dermatology
Biotin: Biotin is an important vitamin in healthy hair and nail growth.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Han
Dr. Karen Han answered
22 years experience Dermatology
Moisturize nail: Nail plate is generated by the matrix under your nail fold. Like skin, nail plate require moisturizing. Vitamins or any other active ingredient in g ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ebner
17 years experience Dermatology
Iron, Biotin, Lysine: Foods high in iron are good for hair growth, as are the vitamins biotin and zinc. L-lysine is also good for hair growth as it helps the body absorb i ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Hair and Nail: Vitamin. Biotin seems to work well for this.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Hick
12 years experience Dermatology
Biotin: Biotin has shown to help create strong and healthy hair and nails.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sarandeep Makkar
Specializes in Family Medicine
Skin/hairHealth: Vit A.E.D.B6,Folic Acid. Mg,mn,zinc.try eating healthy nutritious diet and a multivitamin a day will help.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Vitamins: Not a direct correlation. Eat well balanced diet. Consider good multivitamin, folic acid, biotin, b complex.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Angela Walker
41 years experience Addiction Medicine
Hair and Nails: Try supplements containing sea buck thorn. Give it two weeks, then write back with your results.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Depends on cause: There are many causes of thinning hair and some, like hypothyroidism or vitamin deficiency, are reversible. Vitamins needed for healthy hair include ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
27 years experience Family Medicine
Propecia (finasteride): Propecia is great at preventing hair loss and may cause regrowth. This is not a vitamin. Is used in male. Needs a prescription. Better than rogaine ( ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
None: Wrong question. If you have a hair problem, see a dermatologist. A dermatologist will evaluate the state of your face and prescribe according to the ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Maybe none: Hair growth is dependent on overall good diet. Possibly throw in a well rounded multivitamin.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
38 years experience Dentistry
Hair: Yes and also from other metabolic disorders like thyroid disease. See your md and perhaps and endocrinologist to be sure it is not related to somethin ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maryam Shapland
16 years experience Emergency Medicine
Eating well: Hi Teresa! If you eat a lot of fruits and vegetables, you will get enough vitamins in your system to help you get healthy, shiny hair. Vitamin pills ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
52 years experience Holistic Medicine
A, D, Zinc, B-12: Eating non processed foods and eating good vegetables at each meal and using high quality protein like beans and egg if possible will provide the pro ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shira Miller
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Vitamins for Acne.: Zinc. But most importantly, work on diet to reduce acne. Avoid sugar, grains, vegetable oils, legumes, and dairy.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Not harmful: Also not useful. You are wasting your money. No vitamins do what you describe. Biotin is strictly a sucker game.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Fish oil,vit A,C,D: You can take fatty acids from fish oil, flax seed, that will moisturize the skin and nail bed.Vit a helps body process protein helps nail bed.Vit c, F ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
No: I don't know how that popular myth got started, but i know of no credible evidence that vitamin tablets do anything for hair or nails. Biotin (availab ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Meng Syn
Dr. Meng Syn answered
37 years experience Dentistry
All of them: There are many vitamins that when lacking, cause dental problems; but, recommended daily allowances are only the dosages of vitamins that are minimum ... Read More
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