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If i'm trying to keep my hair healthy, should get biotin supplements or vitamins specific for hair skin and nails?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Healthy hair: Get adequate sleep,avoid excess sugar & fat, v carbonated drinks, eat enough protein, exercise regularly. Insure you have adequate Iron (like kale & other dark green leafies), Omega 3 fatty acids (like walnuts),vit.E (fruits & veggies), D & B vitamins, biotin & zinc. Avoid sulfates & formaldehyde in shampoos, excessive blow dry heat & curling irons.

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