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my crown hair is very weak and thinning but eating b complex vitamin my hair get thickening which vitamin is important b1,b2,folic acid,niacin,biotin?

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Dr. Theresa Henderson
40 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
All important: It is a combination of vitamins that aids in maintaining health of hair and nails. The main active vitamin is the biotin. Biotin is known to strengthen and improve hair and hair growth.
Answered on Feb 24, 2018
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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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