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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...

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...

I'm thinking of taking prenatal vitamins for hair/etc (not pregnant). Is this safe?

Prenatals are safe. Generally speaking, taking prenatal vitamins are safe. The extra folate (folic acid) can also help prevent birth defects, so prenatals are a very good idea when trying to conceive (before getting pregnant). Read more...