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Does Taking Biotin Vitamin For Hair And Nails Break You Out
No: However, if you have a rash for more than 2 week or you're systemically sick or the rash is obviously dangerous-looking, get seen. And be sure you know what you're really taking -- somebody who'd recommend "biotin for hair and nails" may actually be selling you goodness-knows-what. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
I want to take 500 micrograms of biotin from jarrow formula Co. For hairs and nails and taking other vitamins also is it ok?
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
Can taking biotin with other vitamins that aid in the growth of hair, skin and nails be harmful together?
Can teenagers such as 12-18 use the product " spring valley hair skin nails biotin pill vitamins " for hair growth ?
Does Not Help: No evidence that it helps hair growth and never tested for safety.So not good idea. ...Read more
What causes hair to falling out?
Take vitamins and Biotin but have weak nails and falling out hair:(
May be hypothyroid: Hypothyrooidism is a common condition that often causes hair loss (hyperthyroidism may cause too but less commonly). Unfortunately many docs don't diagnose it properly, thinking someone is normal unless their TSH is 4.5 or higher when most who are hypothyroid have "normal" TSH's. A holistic/integrative doc will do more exhaustive tests. See http://tinyurl.com/koyamo5 and http://tinyurl.com/pxz8mkd ...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 just wanted to know if it was alright to be taking my Hair and nails vitamins, Biotin, Folic acid and a daily womens vitamin?
OK B-Co/Women's vits: 18 year old female wants to know, If it was alright to be taking my Hair and nails vitamins, Biotin, Folic Acid and a daily women's vitamin? OK Hair and nails vitamins, Biotin/ Folic Acid belong to the water soluble B-Complex vitamin group, and are not usually stored in the body, hence the brilliant gold-yellow urine. Women's vitamin contain B-Co + other vitamins: A,C, D, E minerals/ supplements ...Read more
I was taking biotin vitamins for skin hair nails and my skin started peeling on my hands is this normal or ?
Biotin: Hi, Biotin is a cofactor for Vitamin B group and is water soluble and it excess can be excreted from body by kidney so I don't think it could cause any problem and toxicity, I don't think Biotin has side effects if the kidney is working fine, although I saw the other day a colleague said it could cause skin breakout so I did a search and I couldn;t find any scientific evidence. ...Read more
I started taking fish oil, biotin for skin/hair&nails, a women's daily vitamin, and birth control pills and now i'm breaking outreally bad. Why? Is this forever?
The pill or oil: Either the fish oil or the pill could be contributing to your break outs. The pill changes your natural hormone balance so that you may become more testosterone dominant. And some people react to omegas plus hormones by breaking out. I would not stop the omegas altogether but try changing your dose. Or adding lecithin to help your body absorb it. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
All of them: you don't take vitamins "for hair, skin and nails etc." they are required for health in all tissues ...Read more
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
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
Can i take biotin 1000mcg twice a dayextra folic acid 400mcg twice a dayspring valley hair, skin, & nails vitamins 3 times a daywhile pregnant?
Does taking biotin 2500 mcg cause thin ur blood ? I am taking gnc ultra nourish hair what are the side effect of this vitamins ?? Plz help ..
Vitamins: Biotin does not thin blood. The major side effect of the gnc battery is taking rupees from your pocket for something that has not been proven to work and it can contain anything they want to put in it as their products are controlled by any agency. ...Read more
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