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How Much Biotin Should I Take
Depends: It depends on why you are taking the supplement. The only condition that biotin treats is a true biotin deficiency. If you have this the recommended dose is 100-1000mcg. The recommended daily dose for dietary supplementation is 30mcg. ...Read more
As you like: Unless you are deficient in biotin, which is unlikely, taking biotin is not likely to be helpful. You may take it as you wish. ...Read more
I bought 1000mcg biotin. Should i take it with meals or without and when is the right time. For how long should I take it? This is for hair fall.
3 months: Once a day with your largest meal. If you do not see improvement after 3 months use, it is unlikely to help your hair regrowth. ...Read more
It depends: The recommended daily intake for biotin is 30 mcg but most people don't need to take any as it is fairly easy to get that amount via your diet. However. Some people benefit from larger amounts for conditions such as diabetes and brittle nails. Doses up to 16, 000 mcg/day have been used to treat diabetes and have been found to be safe. See http://lpi.Oregonstate.Edu/infocenter/vitamins/biotin/. ...Read more
None aside from food: A normal person (without biotin deficiency) eating a well-balanced diet can be just fine without buying additional biotin supplements. The nih reports: no recommended dietary allowance (rda) for biotin; but adequate intakes for biotin are 7mcg for infants, 8mcg for children aged 1-3 yrs, 12mcg for 4-8 yrs, 20mcg for 9-13 yrs, 25mcg for 14-18 yrs, 30mcg for >18 yrs, 35mcg for breastfeeding women. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm 16 yers old would it be okay to take two biotin pills that contain 10,000 mcg or is that to much for me?
Sounds like a lot: Adequate intake of biotin is 25-30 mcg for adolescent and 35 mcg for an adult daily. So 10,000 mcg sounds like a very large amount. ...Read more
Is it too much for a teenaged aged 14 to take biotin 5, 000 mcg everyday? Or should she take 2 pills a week? Any solution?
Biotin: Why are you taking biotin in the first place. If you think it will help you are mistaken. It doesn't work. ...Read more
I'm 19 and I take 10,000 mcgs of biotin daily. I only have noticed a difference taking this dosage but is it too much for me?
Biotin: Please start taking it once a week and gradually take it every other day. If you are tolerating this you don't need it more often. If not, feel free to take it daily. I strongly suspect you won't need it every day. ...Read more
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