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Can I Take Prenatal Vitamins For Hair Growth
Yes, but: You can take prenatal vitamins anytime. Even men can take prenatal vitamins without any harm. (but it won't make your hair grow - sorry!). ...Read more
30 micrograms biotin: Many pregnant women are deficient in biotin. A biotin deficiency in adults can cause hair loss, facial rash, numbness, tingling, depression and hallucinations, but it might also contribute to birth defects in babies with mothers who are deficient in the vitamin. Pregnant women need 30 micrograms of biotin each day, so discuss with your doctor dietary changes you can make or supplements you can add ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Safe but not effective.Get a more detailed answer ›
I'm planning to take biotin vitiamins to have healthy hair & hair growth but how much mcgs should there been in biotin to take everyday?
Biotin: The dose of biotin in the studies for hair and nails was 2.5mg per day. ...Read more
Controversial but...: Most docs advise avoiding vitamins during chemotherapy out of theoretical concern that it will reduce the benefits. However, a large body of research shows that those who combine vitamins with chemo not only have less side effects but have improved survival! see http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/17283738 that said, some vitamins may interfere with specific meds so use caution.Please see comment:. ...Read more
Healthy hair: For healthy hair growth: Get adequate sleep,avoid excess sugar & fat in diet, v carbonated beverages, eat enough protein, exercise regularly. Biotin helps (but don't over do it). Insure you have adequate Iron (think kale & other dark green leafies), Omega 3 fatty acids (think walnuts) and vitamin E (fruits & vegetables). Avoid sulfates & formaldehyde in shampoos). Avoid excessive blow dry heat. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can I take vitafusion prenatal vitamins and natures bounty hair, skin, and nail vitamins together or no?
VITAMINS: No contraindication with this comboGet a more detailed answer ›
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 (available in any health food store) does promote hair and nail growth (5000 units/day) if taken regularly. ...Read more
Can i take centrum multivita , folic acid & priorin n at a same time for good hair growth? I want to have long thick hair.
Not pregnant. Trying to grow my hair longer. Tried everything except taking prenatal vitamins. Is it a myth that prenatal vitamins help hair growth?
Yes: But you dhould see an endocrinologist. You are too young to lose hair. ...Read more
It is safe: It is safe for a non-pregnant woman of child bearing age to take a pre-natal vitamin. I'm not so sure it is going to help a whole lot with your hair growth. Hair growth depends on many factors, just one of them being adequate vitamin intake. So i wouldn't do this thinking it's the magic bullet to long hair. ...Read more
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