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Do Hair Skin And Nails Vitamins Really Work
Depends on the: supplement, some really do help. I have done research on Viviscal and great results ...Read more
I used to take hair nails and skin vitamins but haven't taken them in a long time, if i start taking them again how long will it take to work?
Hair skin & nails: Many nutrients are needed for healthy hair, skin and nails. While biotin may help with those who are deficient, biotin deficiency is rare. Hair, skin and nails vitamins generally contain biotin along with a mulitivitamin and other nutrients that support health. There may be multiple products named Hair Skin and Nails but one of the better ones is Nature's Bounty Optimal Solutions. ...Read more
On hair, skin and nails vitamins with 3000 mcg of biotin for at least 4 years now.@1daily for 2 months and then a break.can I go up to 5000 mcgbiotin?
Yes, totally safe:
Biotin is extremely safe, in fact there is absolutely no known toxicity from any amount of biotin. 5000 mcg may sound like a lot, but it's the same as 5 mg, which may not sound like much.
Whether it helps you is another question; it will help if you are deficient but deficiency is uncommon. Advise continuing the Skin, Hair and Nails vitamin too.
See http://lpi.oregonstate.edu/mic/vitamins/biotin ...Read more
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Would hair skin and nails vitamins be more beneficial than biotin pills? (heard online that biotin pills cause hair growth in areas such as legs, arms
Now, think about it: You want something to help hair/nails/skin but you are worried that it will cause hair growth where you don't want it. Certainly no supplements will preferentially aid growth in only specific areas! There is some evidence that biotin does improve keratin infrastructure important in healthy hair/nails. But not clear any better than the right amount of other B vitamins best obtained in healthy diet ...Read more
Biotin: There are several products in the market designed for hair, skin and nails. Most focus on a balance if biotin, lutein and amino acids. ...Read more
Follow directions: There are dozens of vitamins for hair, skin ; nails. Some are meant to take 1 a day, some might be designed to take up to 6/day. It is impossible for anyone here to answer without knowing the exact vitamin you bought, but directions on how to take it should be on the label. Don't overdo, as too high a dose of some nutrients can be harmful, esp. For women of childbearing age. ...Read more
Can i take blackmores hair skin and nails at the same time as taking blackmores bio zinc vitamins?
Should be OK: I checked the manufacturers website for active ingredients. Bio zinc has zinc, magnesium, manganese, vit a, & vit b6. Hair, skin, nails has silica, vit c, horsetail extract (?), folic acid, vit b5, iron, biotin, betacarotene, & also has zinc & manganese, but in amnts that would be safe combined with the other supplement. Supplements are drugs and may interfere with other meds--be sure to check. ...Read more
I'm just starting menopause and seem to be loosing hair. Help! i take a good vitamin for hair, skin and nails and a good multi vitamin as well.
Should i be concerned if i drink the berocca drink for energy in the morning but also take perfectil vitamin for hair skin and nails and was wondering if this is ok?
Berocca, Perfectil V:
Berocca drink for energy is a combination of B vitamins
This will not give all the energy to function.
Perfectil has Vitamins B2, B3 Biotin; and Minerals selenium and zinc
These products are not substitute for a proper diet.
it is best to get your vitamins from healthy foods
B vitamins are naturally found in leafy greens and other vegetables, meat, fish, poultry, and enriched breads/cereal ...Read more
Can taking biotin with other vitamins that aid in the growth of hair, skin and nails be harmful together?
Not harmful: Also not useful. You are wasting your money. No vitamins do what you describe. Biotin is strictly a sucker game. ...Read more
If I'm trying to keep my hair healthy, should get biotin supplements or vitamins specific for hair skin and nails?
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. ...Read more
I take a multivitamin daily and since I do a lot to my hair i was thinking of taking a hair, skin, and nails vitamin as well. Is it safe?
Listen to your body: Look at the total amounts of the vitamins and minerals in the combined supplements. Look at the level of true vit a which shouldn't be greater than 5, 000 units if you might become pregnant. Zinc shouldn't be greater than 50 mg. If the combination makes you feel ill in anyway don't take both. ...Read more
My doctor told me to start taking a hair, skin, and nails vitamin. Can I take it at the same time (with dinner) as my daily multi-vitamin?
Is it safe to take nature s bounty hair skin and nails while i m breastfeeding instead of a prenatal vitamin ?
You should: You should ask your obstetrician because they want you to do certain things while you are pregnant. ...Read more
Vitamins?: it is commonly recommended to continue on your prenatal vitamins the duration of breast feeding. I am unclear what vitamins are in the gummy vitamins but if they are multivitamins then they should be fine. Always consult with your doctor if you are ever unsure about something of this nature. Bring the bottles with you if all medications you child is taking at every visit. I hope this helps. ...Read more
Is it safe to take a hair, skin, and nails (contains biotin and vitamin c) pill, while I am taking doxycycline 100mg for my acne?
Should be OK...: Fortunately Doxycycline does not have too many drug interactions and should not interfere or be significantly affected by your use of the supplement described in your question. But like all else, unexpected reaction can occur and so if you experience any significant symptoms, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
Healthtap Doctors: are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more
They are safe: And they essentially contain zinc and biotin and other essential vitamins and minerals.But there are no guarantees they would help ur hair problem. Best wishes! http://m.Wikihow.Com/speed-up-hair-growth http://www.M.Webmd.Com/skin-problems-and-treatments/hair-loss-women-14/natural-treatments-for-hair-loss. ...Read more
How many vitamins and how many grams of each vitamin do I need for my skin and my nails and my hair?
Biotin: Is the main one. There is a vitamin called hair skin and nails that is excellent for just that. Easier than trying to calculate different ones individually.... ...Read more
What are the best vitamins for a women to take for hair nails skin overall women's health and weight?
Qualified yes: Unless you have been specifically diagnosed with a vitamin deficiency, you will likely get more than enough supplementation from a multivitamin and or routine diet. More and more data is coming out showing the potential adverse effects of taking vitamin and mineral supplements and that large doses can be detrimental - a much more common problem in this country than vitamin deficiency. ...Read more
Wat kind of over-the-counter vitamins should I take to stop falling my hair ruff skin n thin nails ?
Hair and nails: You should get in to see your physician and make sure that your thyroid is doing ok. Vitamin deficiency could also cause the problem, but a health diet and lifestyle is the best place to start. Then adding additional vitamins and minerals such as biotin and zinc may be beneficial - Please get in to see your physician for evaluation of the possible cause. Good luck. ...Read more
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 ›
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