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Hair, skin& nails plus biotin really help grow your hair?

Hair, skin& nails plus biotin really help grow your hair?

Biotin: Proponents of biotin supplements claim that boosting your biotin intake can help with the following conditions:
healthy hair,
acne,
brittle nails,
diabetes,
eczema,
hair loss,
mild depression,
skin rash in infants (also known as seborrheic dermatitis). ...Read more

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Hi taken perfectil pills vitamin does it really improve hair skin & nails?

Hi taken perfectil pills vitamin does it really improve hair skin & nails?

Healthtap Doctors: Are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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Does taking -ItWorks “Hair Skin Nails”- effect my PCOS and hormons negitively or its safe for PCOS?

Does taking -ItWorks “Hair Skin Nails”- effect my PCOS and hormons negitively or its safe for PCOS?

It Works: I hope I am reviewing the right product, but the "It Works" product I reviewed does not seem to have anything in it that would cause troubles with your PCOS ...Read more

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Started hair skin nails gummies and feel extremely tired and notice itching dry skin. Is this part of the symptoms should I continue with these vitmns?

See your OB: Stop the "gummies". The only vitamin you should take is folic acid. If you feel you must take a multivitamin take a prenatal or pregnancy vitamin. Your OB will check your thyroid and evaluate your health. Use an emollient for dry skin. ...Read more

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Can I drink alcohol with Natures Bounty Hair Skin & Nails?

Can I drink alcohol with Natures Bounty Hair Skin & Nails?

It depends,,: This appears to be a vitamin supplement drink with biotin in it for hair and nails. It does come with warnings, so if you pay attention to them it may be OK but if you have any adverse reactions you should stop and you should not have too much alcohol in any case. In fact, if you have not used this before it is best to see your doctor before using it or alcohol at all. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can hair, skin&nails caplets which includes biotin be used with salmon oil capsules?

Can hair, skin&nails caplets which includes biotin be used with salmon oil capsules?

Should be OK: Fortunately consumption of fish does not prevent absorption of other nutrients/medicines etc...And salmon oil capsule is also considered safe for use with other medicines. Anyhow, just remember, these are supplements. They should not replace your well balanced/healthy diet and regular exercises. If you eat well--see pyramid, u should not need much supplements. Consult doc/nutritionist. Good luck. ...Read more

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Have you heard of Nature's Bounty Hair, Skin & Nails causing an allergic skin reaction (could it be from the biotin or hyaluronic acid)?

Could be anything: One could be allergic to anything. This product contains more than just biotin and hyaluronic acid. You could also be sensitive to inert/filler ingredients. And it's possible you have a concidental skin problem unrelated to this product. Stop taking it, and see if your skin condition resolves. Then try again, see if it comes back. But if it's true allergy, you might have worse than just a rash! ...Read more

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Can I take my GNC Hair, Skin, Nail vitamin along with my prenatal vitamin? I'm currently 4 months pregnant. I stopped taking them after 1 month.

Can I take my GNC Hair, Skin, Nail vitamin along with my prenatal vitamin? I'm currently 4 months pregnant. I stopped taking them after 1 month.

Ask your OB MD: Your treating OB MD is the person you should ask this question as they will have done your history and examined you and will know the appropriate answer. ...Read more

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Can I take supplements: hair, skin, nails (3, 000 mcg) and amino acids safely together to aid my hair and nails? I have a diet low in meat.

Can I take supplements: hair, skin, nails (3, 000 mcg) and amino acids safely together to aid my hair and nails? I have a diet low in meat.

Yes: There are many good non-meat sources of Amino Acids including dairy, eggs, beans, nuts ; seeds but if you are concerned you are deficient in Amino Acids it is certainly safe to take them in supplement form. There is no reason you can't take Amino Acids and vitamins/minerals together. ...Read more

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Taking 3 hair skin nail pills a day, and a woman's multi vitamin, hair is very thin, I am 22, what else can I take to promote healthy hair growth?

Taking 3 hair skin nail pills a day, and a woman's multi vitamin, hair is very thin, I am 22, what else can I take to promote healthy hair growth?

Endocrine eval: If you have abnormally thin hair it could be from a hormone imbalance. It would be worth finding a doctor that will do a full health and endocrine evaluation to make sure there are no serious problems. Look for a functional medicine physician. ...Read more

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Can I take hair, skin & nail vitamins instead of prenatals while breastfeeding an 8 month old?

Can I take hair, skin & nail vitamins instead of prenatals while breastfeeding an 8 month old?

Probably yes: There is no known contraindication to its use fir breastfeeding mothers, as the side effect profile fir these would be similar to prenatal vitamins. ...Read more

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Hello Doctor I'm 17 years old teenage girl and I bought HAIR-TEX for hair. Skin&Nail with Biotin 3000 mcg should I take it or is it to powerful?

Cannot endorse...: Online search, active ingredient Keratin. Claims of quality and safety are not backed by independent research. No bad effect from excess biotin has been reported so far. No proof that it will grow / increase volume of your hair. Discuss with a parent and visit with a dermatologist who can evaluate the problem with your skin / hair to offer appropriate treatment. Take care ...Read more

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Will the CVS brand of Hair, Skin & Nails affect my implant birth control??

Will the CVS brand of Hair, Skin & Nails affect my implant birth control??

No: There are only a few substances that can effect birth control pills, The most common one is with the intake of grapefruit or it' juice, this should be avoided. Sometimes certain antibiotics may reduce the efficacy of the pill ...Read more

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So multivitamins (hair skin nails) cause or contribute to mouth gums enlargement?? Do they cause more harm than good??

What's that?: Most of what you read online abut vitamins is subscience. If you are eating sensibly, there is little or no benefit but also littke risk. This one about them causing gum disease is a new one on me. I'd ignore it. ...Read more

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I've read about a hair/skin/nail supplement called Biosil, which contains choline and silicon. Is it safe? Are there any risks/potential side effects?

Biosil: I've read about a hair/skin/nail supplement called Biosil, which contains choline and silicon. Is it safe? Are there any risks/potential side effects? ANS: this is a supplement & there is no control of what they put in it. They do not need to show that is its safe or does what it says it will do. Beware. Spend your money for other things and eat a balanced diet get book ISBN 9780743410076 ...Read more

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Is it ok to take a daily multivitamin and hair, skin & nails is it ok to take a daily multivitamin (equate one daily women't pro-active) and hair, skin & nails (spring valley collagen support) together daily or will I be overdosing on vitamins? Please he

Is it ok to take a daily multivitamin and hair, skin & nails is it ok to take a daily multivitamin (equate one daily women't pro-active) and hair, skin & nails (spring valley collagen support) together daily or will I be overdosing on vitamins? Please he

Actually: Actually one of the best resources for over the counter "mixing" is your the pharmacist in your drug store. They know tons about otc supplements that doctors don't deal with.

Biotin (found in eggs) is a great hair and nail supplement. Black currant oil (capsules) have been recommended for thinning hair, too.

But show your pharmacist both boxes with the supplement amounts and see if he/she notices any potential overdosing. ...Read more

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Which vitamins are better for hair, skin & nails: biotin or cod liver oil pills?

All of them: You don't take vitamins "for hair, skin and nails etc." they are required for health in all tissues ...Read more

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Can I take nature's bounty extra strength hair skin & nails argan oil infused 5000 mcg of biotin whiles breast feeding?

Can I take nature's bounty extra strength hair skin & nails argan oil infused 5000 mcg of biotin whiles breast feeding?

"Buyer beware": It is uncertain what harm or what good a substance will do for a breastfeeding mother and her breastfed baby, if the substance is not a real medicine, tested and tested again, approved by the FDA, and with known effects and side effects. Buyer beware. User beware. It is best to stick with real medicines when it is needed, because we have more certainty about a real drug's composition, purity, etc. ...Read more

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There is a supplement calld hair skin nails by CVS. Can I take 4 pills a day. Does it interact with plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) and metformin my meds. Wat side effects?

Need to know all: Ingredients to see if any of them interact. Take the bottle to the doctor prescribing your medications and have them check for you. ...Read more

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Do prenatal vitamins help with hair skin & nails if I'm not pregnant?

Do prenatal vitamins help with hair skin & nails if I'm not pregnant?

Perhaps: Prenatal vitamins are unique in that they have a higher amount of Folic Acid along with iron, B12 etc to aid in the building of the blood of the fetus. If you happen to be lacking in some of these nutrients due to a poor diet, then they may be helpful. ...Read more

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Can I take biotin 1000mcg twice a dayextra folic acid 400mcg twice a dayspring valley hair, skin, & nails vitamins 3 times a daywhile pregnant?

Can I take biotin 1000mcg twice a dayextra folic acid 400mcg twice a dayspring valley hair, skin, & nails vitamins 3 times a daywhile pregnant?

Depends: Stay away from folic acid. Use metafolin instead, and 400-800 mcg once a day is enough. I usually do not recommend that much biotin unless there is a reason.
Do not overdose on vitamins. ...Read more

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Does one source hair skin and nails work?

Does one source hair skin and nails work?

Good diet and rest: I think you mean a vitamin for hair skin and nails. These will include B vitamins, vitamin C and some minerals eg zinc. They can help toward restoring body nutrients but the best is earting a well balanced diet, chewing slowly and completely for maximum digestion and absorption, enough rest and sleep and stress reduction eg mindfulness and meditation, tai chi, breathing exercises etc. Best wishes ...Read more

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Does swisse hair skin and nails work to grow your hair?

Does swisse hair skin and nails work to grow your hair?

Health Tap doctors: Are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. In answer to your question - I can't vouch for this product one way or the other. ...Read more

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