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Doctor insights on: How Much Biotin Should I Take For Fertility

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Dr. Khurram Rehman
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Fertility refers to the ability of a woman to conceive a child, or to the ability of a man to ...Read more


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I have 24 years in the last years I lost hair in the front, the hair has become thin and lost volume. How much biotin should I take?

I have 24 years in the last years I lost hair in the front, the hair has become thin and lost volume. How much biotin should I take?

Enough comes in food: Biotin deficiency is rare, but can occur in persons with genetic mutations, on long-term antibiotics or anti-convulsants, or who eat a lot of raw egg whites. There is no good evidence that this easily available, over-the-counter supplement is the magic potion to grow hair or prevent hair loss. Biotin is safe to take at normal recommended doses (the Mayo Clinic website recommends 30-100 mcg a day). ...Read more

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What amount of biotin should I take?

What amount of 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

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Im taking 1000 mcg of biotin. Should i take it with water or inbetween food?

Im taking 1000 mcg of biotin. Should i take it with water or inbetween food?

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

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How much should I take the biotin 500mg?

How much should I take the biotin 500mg?

Too much/toxic?: Daily requirement of biotin is 30 micrograms and is readily available in a well balanced diet. High doses as much as 2to10 mgm has been recommended by some for hair loss and nail growth 500mgm is very high dose and can be toxic. ...Read more

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Can kids under 10 years old take biotin pills? And if so, how much?

Can kids under 10 years old take biotin pills? And if so, how much?

Biotin: They can take it, but why would you want to give it to them when biotin is present in many of foods we eat suchbas eggs or cereals. ...Read more