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Can iron pills make hair grow?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics

In brief: No

If a person is not having hair loss due to bad iron deficiency, then taking iron pills will not change how her hair grows.
Iron is a important nutrient, but too much iron is also toxic.

In brief: No

If a person is not having hair loss due to bad iron deficiency, then taking iron pills will not change how her hair grows.
Iron is a important nutrient, but too much iron is also toxic.
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