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Doctor insights on: The Best Over The Counter Hair Vitamins

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Wat kind of over-the-counter vitamins should I take to stop falling my hair ruff skin n thin nails ?

Wat kind of over-the-counter vitamins should I take to stop falling my hair ruff skin n thin nails ?

Hair and nails: You should get in to see your physician and make sure that your thyroid is doing ok. Vitamin deficiency could also cause the problem, but a health diet and lifestyle is the best place to start. Then adding additional vitamins and minerals such as biotin and zinc may be beneficial - Please get in to see your physician for evaluation of the possible cause. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the best over-the-counter vitamin for better and more testosterone?

What is the best over-the-counter vitamin for better and more testosterone?

No such thing: Vitamins are catalysts that make our enzymes work. They all work together as a team. They are non caloric nutrients and only become drugs when used in high doses on the advice of an expert mutritionist. ...Read more

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What is the best over-the-counter vitamins to tale for your whole body I am a female and in my late teens (18) I feel tired and un-energized.?

What is the best over-the-counter vitamins to tale for your whole body I am a female and in my late teens (18) I feel tired and un-energized.?

Marginal help: People do their best when they get adequate restorative sleep, proper nutrition, are physically well and in a comfortable setting. You should get no less than 8 hrs sleep/night. If you are not taking an iron containing vitamin that may help, but if you think you meet all these criteria & are still tired, see your doc for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What is the best over-the-counter prenatal vitamins?

What is the best over-the-counter prenatal vitamins?

Trial and error.: You can decide for yourself which brand best suits your needs and causes the least nausea/stomach upset; many of my patients like the walgreen's prenatal vitamins. Centrum specialist prenatal vitamins are probably the best product. ...Read more

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What is the best over-the-counter medication/vitamin for pms?

What is the best over-the-counter medication/vitamin for pms?

Vitex/chasteberry: The herb vitex aka chasteberry does have some research support in improving pms symptoms:

http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/11129515

calcium may also be helpful:

http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/10763903. ...Read more

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What is the best over-the-counter vitamin for erectile dysfunction?

What is the best over-the-counter vitamin for erectile dysfunction?

Not vitamins but...: Erectile dysfunction can have many causes so no single treatment will work for everyone, but many men have success with a seaweed extract called seanol (sold as fibronol by nutricology), shown in a study to work better than viagra (sildenafil) (!). The Amino Acid l-arginine (2000 mg) can help, as can zinc & various herbs such as ashwagandha, rhodiola, ginseng, gingko, maca and tribulus. ...Read more

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Best over the counter vitamin supplements to improve blood flow to penis and have overall harder, healthier erections?

Best over the counter vitamin supplements to improve blood flow to penis and have overall harder, healthier erections?

None: The short and true answer is that there is no vitamin, supplement,or any magic potion which can do it.The TV adds and free mailed literature will claim magic results,please stay away from them ...Read more

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What is the ultimate best vitamin for your hair? Top three?

What is the ultimate best vitamin for your hair? Top three?

None have been shown: If one is basically healthy and has access to a balanced diet, there is no good evidence that vitamin supplements are beneficial. That said, if your diet is not adequately varied, then you need to correct that and supplements have a place, particularly protein. ...Read more

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What is the best brand and name of a prenatal vitamin for extreme hair growth?

What is the best brand and name of a prenatal vitamin for extreme hair growth?

No such thing: Extreme hair growth during pregnancy is certainly unusual and not a typical complaint. It might be a hormonal effect, and i will predict that this will change back to normal several months after you deliver. Just take a normal prenatal vitamin as there are none that will affect hair growth one way or the other. ...Read more

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My hair growth can anyone please help me find the best vitamins for hair growth and hair lose, what to do?

My hair growth can anyone please help me find the best vitamins for hair growth and hair lose, what to do?

Check bloods first: If deficient in iron, zinc, Bcomplex, B12
or B7 (Biotin) there is a very possible role for these after being checked in the blood for these levels. ...Read more

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What are the best vitamins for beautiful hair?

Biotin: The most evidence for a vitamin that helps with hair growth and maintaining hair and nails is in taking biotin. For an adult it is often dosed at 3, 000 - 5, 000 mcgs. ...Read more

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What are the best nutrients vitamins to thicken hair?

What are the best nutrients vitamins to thicken hair?

B Vits,A,C,D,E,Mg &:: Many vitamins are needed for healthy hair, including B3, B5, B6, B12, biotin & A, C, D, E & zinc. While deficiencies can cause hair loss & taking these may prevent hair loss, they are not proven to restore hair loss in most, but are important for healthy hair. The most effective are E, D & biotin. See http://bembu.com/hair-growth-vitamins ...Read more

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What are the best vitamin to take for a man with thin hair?

What are the best vitamin to take  for a man with thin hair?

B Vits, A, C, D & E: Many vitamins are needed for healthy hair, including b3, b5, b6, b12, biotin & a, c, d, e & zinc. While deficiencies can cause hair loss & taking these may prevent hair loss, they are not proven to restore hair loss in most, but are worth a try. The most effective are e, d & biotin. See http://suite101.Com/article/vitamins-for-hair-growth-a60366 & www.Naturalnews.Com/029018_hair_loss_vitamins.Html. ...Read more

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Which vitamins andor foods are best to encourage strong and healthy hair growth?

Which vitamins andor foods are best to encourage strong and healthy hair growth?

Biotin: Biotin has shown to help create strong and healthy hair and nails. ...Read more

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Which vitamin for thick and fast hair growth and which shampoo is best for fast hair growth ?

Which vitamin for thick and fast hair growth and which shampoo is best for fast hair growth ?

Rogaine (minoxidil) and hair vit: Rogaine (minoxidil) is available over the counter to promote hair growth. There are a variety of hair and nail formula vitamins that will help as well. Ask your pharmacist for help. ...Read more

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What are the best vitamins for a women to take for hair nails skin overall women's health and weight?

Hair and Nails: Try supplements containing sea buck thorn. Give it two weeks, then write back with your results. ...Read more

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Best vitamins for thinning hair? Sillenium and biotin? Any other?

Best vitamins for thinning hair? Sillenium and biotin? Any other?

There are NO: vitamins that will help with thinning hair. Check w/your doctor about possible causes. ...Read more

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What can I eat and use ON my hair to make it thicker? Also what are the best oils and vitamin supplements for hair?

What can I eat and use ON my hair to make it thicker? Also what are the best oils and vitamin supplements for hair?

Increase hair growth: Best way to maintain hair growth is to eat a balanced diet with fruits and vegetables at every meal and dry to wash and condition your hair every 5-7 days. Avoid chemicals and heat to your hair. There is some evidence that Biotin can help hair growth. Rogaine (minoxidil) works for some people. ...Read more

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Need advice on what is the the best vitamins for hair, skin and just all the nutrients an 18 year old girl would need?

Need advice on what is the the best vitamins for hair, skin and just all the nutrients an 18 year old girl would need?

Calcium and folate (folic acid): Besides eating a healthy diet, young adult women should supplement with calcium and Folic Acid daily. Women with low iron might need iron supplements too, but you need to check with your doctor before starting that one because it needs to be individualized to suite your body. ...Read more

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What is the safest over-the-counter vitamins for pregnant?

Folic acid: Certainly Folic Acid is essential supplement for pregnancy and it is incorporated into all formulations of prenatal vitamins. Calcium is also recommended because many women don't consume enough during pregnancy. Some may need a bit of iron as well. Balanced diet rich in leafy veggies, lean meats/proteins/fish/dairy/carb trump all supplements! consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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What over the counter vitamin can help with inflammation for asthma?

What over the counter vitamin can help with inflammation for asthma?

None: Asthma is a chronic lung condition with an inflammation of airway. This inflammation is best controlled by inhaled steroid. From dietary source, fish oil has an antiinflammatory effect. ...Read more

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What over-the-counter vitamin or supplement can help with back spasms?

What over-the-counter vitamin or supplement can help with back spasms?

No supplements : There r no supplements but rest heat pillows under knees even lying on the floor with butt close 2 the couch and legs up on the couch. That & otc nsaids if u r able 2 take them. This is 4 the short term 2 get u thru a wk end or until u can c ur pcp or orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more