Biotin

What is Biotin?

It is a water soluble vitamin B7.The only human health condition for which there is evidence of biotin's potential benefit as a treatment is biotin deficiency.

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I am a 65 year old male in good health
I have thinning hair and brittle nails
Some friends have strongly recommended taking biotin as a supplement...

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Brief Answer:
10 mg biotin daily, minoxidil for thin hair

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Biotin will be helpful in...

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fingernails split/chipped/broken very frequent now. It did not happen a lot until this summer. Now it happens two to five times a day.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Tablet biotin 10 mg and moisturizing cream

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As per your complaints, you seem...

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