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Which Vitamins Are Good For Healthy Hair Teeth And Nails
Moisturize nail: Nail plate is generated by the matrix under your nail fold. Like skin, nail plate require moisturizing. Vitamins or any other active ingredient in gel form does nothing to the nail plate when applied on top as little to no absorption will occur thru the plate. The best care for nails is to reduce trauma (ie manicure) and moisturize routinely with usual hand creams. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
What are the best vitamins for a women to take for hair nails skin overall women's health and weight?
What are some vitamins to take for healthy hair growth in women? Hair is very thin and signs of balding.
Agree w Dr. Baker: See dermatologist to evaluate for reason for this so that an individualized treatment plan can be developed. For healthy hair growth: Get adequate sleep,avoid excess sugar & fat in diet, v carbonated beverages, eat enough protein, exercise regularly. Biotin helps (but don't over do it). Insure you have adequate Iron (think kale & other dark green leafies), Omega 3 fatty acids (think walnuts) > ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Omega 3's, biotin: For healthy hair growth: Get adequate sleep, avoid excess sugar & fat in diet, v carbonated beverages, eat enough protein, exercise regularly. Biotin helps (but don't over- do it). Insure you have adequate Iron (think kale & other dark green leafies), Omega 3 fatty acids (think walnuts) and vitamin E (fruits & vegetables). Don’t use overly hot water or harsh shampoos. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can hair thinning occur from dietary deficencies? If so, which nutrients/vitamins/foods are most important and helpful for hair growth and health?
Hair: Yes and also from other metabolic disorders like thyroid disease. See your md and perhaps and endocrinologist to be sure it is not related to something other than diet. If it is diet, get off of junk food, eat healthy and take a multivit/see a nutritionist after a blood workup to see what is lacking. Good luck. ...Read more
What are the essential vitamins for healthy hair? Can you please list them all for strong, thick hair! :)!!
Vit E,D, B, Biotin,: Get enough sleep,avoid excess sugar & fat, v carbonated drinks, eat enough protein, exercise regularly. Insure you have adequate Iron (like kale & other dark green leafies), Omega 3 fatty acids (like walnuts),vit.E (fruits & veggies), D & B vitamins, biotin & zinc. Avoid sulfates & formaldehyde in shampoos, over-washing, excessive blow dry heat & curling irons. When needed use quality conditioner. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A, D, Zinc, B-12: Eating non processed foods and eating good vegetables at each meal and using high quality protein like beans and egg if possible will provide the proteins and anti-oxidants. In the summer one can get vitamin d3 from the sun. Taurine is an Amino Acid in dairy and beef that is helpful. Google robert ritch natural compounds for eye nutrients that are good for everything. ...Read more
Can taking biotin with other vitamins that aid in the growth of hair, skin and nails be harmful together?
No: I don't know how that popular myth got started, but i know of no credible evidence that vitamin tablets do anything for hair or nails. Biotin (available in any health food store) does promote hair and nail growth (5000 units/day) if taken regularly. ...Read more
All of them: There are many vitamins that when lacking, cause dental problems; but, recommended daily allowances are only the dosages of vitamins that are minimum to prevent deficiency syndromes. The optimal amount of vitamins for health is still debatable. Good balanced nutrition is vital to good health and healing. If eating balanced healthy food is too difficult, our office recomends pharmanex sups. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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