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Can Biotin Cause Constipation
Dr visit & laxatives: After clearing constipation with laxatives, and seeing a doctor if the symptoms are persistent, recurrent, unusual, or worrisome; one can eat breakfasts of carrots, onions, greens, cauliflower, and strawberries . . . All of which are reported to have biotin and fiber (fiber may help prevent constipation). Biotin pills probably won't help resolve constipation, but the veggies and fruits can help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unknown: The RDA of biotin is 300 mcg. There are no known side effects of biotin at high doses, but there are no regulations for overseeing vitamins in this country so who knows what is actually in the particular pill you are taking. ...Read more
Started taking biotin, 3wks, 5,000 mcg. Skin looks horrible. Does biotin cause breakouts? Am I taking too much? Recommend dosage?
Why did you do it?: Nobody knows why, but biotin seems to make acne flare. Why are you taking the stuff? Get your acne under control with topical benzoyl peroxide and/or retinoic acid; this should be sufficient but if you need to add prescription-strength medicine, talk with your physician. ...Read more
I recently cut my hair and it's shorter than the lady was supposed to cut it. Another lady said Biotin will cause my hair to grow longer. How long will that take? School is starting in about a month and I don't want to go back with the short hair
Worried about hair?: School is one of the most important aspects of a person's life. Her hair... well, that cannot be a big deal. That does not mean hair is not a big deal; it means hair length CANNOT be a big deal. It is mind over body. Hair length only becomes a big deal if one's brain fails to ignore all worries related to length. Biotin will make no difference. A student's hair can grow fine with no supplements. ...Read more
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