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A 18-year-old female asked:

Would it be okay to try betaine hcl pills at 18? ppis are not working, my thyroid is fine but my hair is dry and brittle and my skin, heartburn too!

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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
A Verified Doctoranswered
Endocrinology 52 years experience
Betaine: At your age you should not try any pills until you have checked with your doctor that it is OK.
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