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Minoxidil And Biotin
Vitamin B7: Biotin, or vitamin b7, is found in lots of foods. It can also be made by the bacteria in your guts. Biotin requirements are not very high, and because it's both found in foods and made in our guts, deficiency is rare. It's very unlikely, and there is no evidence, that biotin supplements help with hair loss. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Biotin has been reco: Biotin has been recommended by some dermatologists and alternate medicine practitioners.As it is shown that biotin deficiency can cause hair loss.It can be tried with a dose of 2to 10 mgm per day, to stop the shortage and prevent hair loss selenium in excess can cause hair loss. ...Read more
There are NO: vitamins that will help with thinning hair. Check w/your doctor about possible causes. ...Read more
Safe but not helpful: Unless a person has some serious vitamin deficiency (very unlikely in the U.S.) taking additional vitamins, folic acid, or biotin at the usual recommended supplement doses will lead to hair growth at about 1mm every couple of days, or about half an inch a month . . . Which is the same hair growth rate as in people not taking extra folate nor extra biotin. ...Read more
If using propecia and rogaine (minoxidil) but stop the rogaine (minoxidil) will you lose your hair you gained?
Yes: But you dhould see an endocrinologist. You are too young to lose hair. ...Read more
No: Biotin is a suppliant alleged to aid in hair growth it doesn't make hair grow any where special but if you are predisposed to hair in those areas it might enhance what you have ...Read more
Good for some: It has been successful in younger that 45 year olds. It will only cause the maturation of vellus hairs to terminal hairs so you need soft vellus hairs to still be present. ...Read more
SURE: It is a good idea, if you feel good taking it and improving your outlook. ...Read more
Same: No benefit from any of themGet a more detailed answer ›
No data: I can find no data on that interaction ...Read more
Yes: Yes but see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
I am experiencing thinning hair and hair fall... Can biotin or any other supplement help in thinning hair??
Yes: Propecia (finasteride) has been clinically proven to help. In a 5-year study of men with mild to moderate hair loss, 2 out of 3 of the men who took 1 mg of Finasteride daily regrew some hair. However, Propecia (finasteride) has been linked to long term erectile dysfunction. Other treatments exist such as hair transplantation. You may want to explore these options before taking any meds that may have unwanted side effects. ...Read more