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Will B Vitamin Prevent Hair Loss When Taking Methotrexate
Hair loss, otherwise known as alopecia, can be caused by different reasons, including damage to the hair shaft or follicles or fungal infections. There are two main types of alopecia. Alopecia areata occurs when the body's immune system attacks hair follicles and causes hair to fall out. Androgenetic (or androgenic) alopecia, on the other hand, is an inherited form of hair loss. With alopecia areata, hair can fall out in patches all over the body. With androgenetic alopecia, hair on the head first thins and then falls out. In men, this is called male pattern hair loss; in women, it is called ...Read more
Which of these following b vitamins help thicker hair b1,b2,niacin,folic acid ? Eating b complex my hair get thicker but biotin does not help my hair.
I gain weight 10 kilos, after taking enbrel (etanercept) 50mg weekly, inh 300mg, calcium + vit.D, trihemic, multi vitamins, vit 6, so what is the problem, what can I do?
Food QuantityChoices: None of the medication tools you mention have any particular track record for promoting weight gain, or loss. Weight 90% food quantity & type, exercise minor. Carbs most fattening, proteins less so, fats (of natural origin, animal or plant) less & bulky low nutrient density veggies, e.g. Lettuce, the least. Weigh to 0.1 lb accuracy daily, record wt. & track what choices do & do not work. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Vitamin/hair loss: There are many vitamins but it is tough to know which is best. The online literature was not very helpful when I looked it up just now. Please go to your local Pharmacy and have the pharmacist point you in the right direction. The many bottles on the shelf all say how wonderful their product is but I would rather trust the Pharmacist. ...Read more
No: However, if you have a rash for more than 2 week or you're systemically sick or the rash is obviously dangerous-looking, get seen. And be sure you know what you're really taking -- somebody who'd recommend "biotin for hair and nails" may actually be selling you goodness-knows-what. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I take nabumetone, methotrexate, enbrel, plaquenil, vitamin d and folic acid for RA & dermatomyo. Which of these is making it difficult to lose wight?
What is hcg? How Does hCG and vit b injections help one lose weight? Will vit b 12 capsules alone have similar affects on weight loss?
I've started taking folic acid forte with b complex vitamins and vit c will this increase my chance of getting pregnant or am i wasting money?
More complicated...: It won't help you get pregnant, but it may help you be healthy so you are better able to sustain a healthy pregnancy. I recommend taking a supplement with activated folate (folic acid) rather than Folic Acid for trying to get pregnant. See this link for more information: http://mthfr.Net/prenatal-supplementation-optimizing-your-future-child/2012/01/20/. ...Read more
Controversial but...: Most docs advise avoiding vitamins during chemotherapy out of theoretical concern that it will reduce the benefits. However, a large body of research shows that those who combine vitamins with chemo not only have less side effects but have improved survival! see http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/17283738 that said, some vitamins may interfere with specific meds so use caution.Please see comment:. ...Read more
Biotin: Hair loss is a complicated issue that can be caused by many things, ie overproduction of dihydrotestosterone (dht), autoimmune disease, & hypothyroidism. For the sake of answering this question on vitamins, the winners go to biotin & dexapanthenol. These ate two vitamins necessary for hair production. Quality is important so do your research. ...Read more
Having hair loss & unhealthy skin.Would i take b12, biotin, fe &folic a. As am trying also to conceive or better take dietary supplement only.Or both ?
Hair loss started 1 month after taking strong antibiotics, meds now done. Can meds induce hair loss by affecting how my body absorbs foods/vitamins?
Telegen effluvium : This is the most likely explanation and probably relates to your illness or possibly Rx. Almost everything you read about food / vitamins and healthy hair online is made up silly stuff. It might be worth checking your thyroid hormone levels. Telegenic effluvium self-cures; a few uncommon forms of hair loss are more lasting. ...Read more
Eating biotin my hair get thinning i've seb der on scalp but under control eating b complex vitamin my hair get thick which of b vitamin is helping ??
None of them: There is no magic vitamin for hair. The con men hope to scam some of your money. Now you know the truth, you need not be a sucker. If you have an issue with your hair a dermatologist will help you. It is not the same for everybody. Ideal nutrition comes with food, not pills. ...Read more
Find another way: Although the diet may be working for you, HCG does nothing except make someone rich off of you. It was disproven years ago. Check out: http://www.Sparkpeople.Com/blog/blog.Asp?Post=does_it_really_the_truth_about_hcg_injections_for_weight_loss if you are going to take other pills, it should be under the care of a reputable doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Spironolactone: Yes, spironolactone has hormonal side effects and the side effects include hair changes. As well, the reason you require spironolactone may affect your hair follicles - is your circulation impaired? And, zinc and other vitamins are essential for hair/scalp health. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Methotrexate was originally used in the early 1950's as a treatment for cancer but was also found to be effective in many other diseases including rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis. It has anti inflammatory and immunosuppressive properties which make it an excellent first line therapy for RA ...Read more
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