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Prenatal vitamins beneficial for hair growth and nail health?

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...

Yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) contraceptive pill good for excessive hair growth?

Yes. It's a good choice for that purpose; but using ocp for hair is only trial and error to find the one that works best. Read more...

Should I take yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) contraceptive pill for excessive hair growth?

No. At your 44 years of age i would be cautious and speak in detail with your physician prior to going on an oral contraceptive pill such as yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) for excessive hair growth. There are other medications that may be as helpful but less risk prone. Read more...

Asked a question about hair growth. Told maybe pcos and to try yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol). My periods aren't irregular though. And Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) is the worst. Gave me migraines.

Any OCP will do. Any oral birth control pill can help. Oral birth control pills increase your sex hormone binding globulin, a protein that will help to bind testosterone thus making testosterone levels lower. If you're heavy or overweight you may have excess testosterone as well. Mechanical removal of unwanted hair is an option: electrolysis, tweeting, laser, even at home laser. Read more...
PCO. Pco can cause extra hair growth (hirsutism) but birth control will not treat hirsutism. If your periods were regular to begin with, I do not see any reason for birth control pills which is known to cause migraine in a subset of patients. Read more...
Spironolactone. Spironolactone will not cause migraine. It will also work better. Usually 100-200mg is used, usually for years. Do not use if pregnant. Read more...

Can a 17 year old take prenatal vitamins if not pregnant but to help with hair growth?

It is safe. It is safe for a non-pregnant woman of child bearing age to take a pre-natal vitamin. I'm not so sure it is going to help a whole lot with your hair growth. Hair growth depends on many factors, just one of them being adequate vitamin intake. So i wouldn't do this thinking it's the magic bullet to long hair. Read more...