What vitamins should i buy for hair growth; folic acid and/or biotin?

Im buying folic acid suppliments for hair growth. should i also get Biotin? And how much of each should i be taking daily? (teen girl)

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ANSWER #1 of 6

Vitamin B-Complex for Folic Acid and Biotin. With the Combination of calcium and Vitamin D. Correct me if im wrong :)

ANSWER #2 of 6

Biotin – This vitamin produces keratin that prevents hair loss and hair graying. may prevent graying and hair loss. Food sources: Brewer's yeast, whole grains, egg yolks, liver, rice and milk. Daily dose: 150-300 mcg.
Also vitamin B12, B6, vitamin e, c, a and B3.

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ANSWER #3 of 6

They have one for hair, skin and nails, ask the pharmacist the name, I can't remember the name

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ANSWER #4 of 6

vitE one tablet a week

ANSWER #5 of 6

Hair growth supplements also help problems with the scalp such as dandruff. In other words, a good supplement for the hair does not only help in its growth, it promotes overall health and protection of the scalp as well. There are certain components vital in every healthy hair vitamins and these include:

1. Vitamin A - Functioning as anti-oxidant, this vitamin helps in the production of healthy sebum. It is usually found in peaches, fish liver oil, apricots, meat, carrots, milk, cabbage, cheese, spinach, and broccoli. The required daily dosage for vitamin A is 5,000 IU. Dosage that goes beyond 25,000 IU is toxic and can eventually lead to serious health problems.

2. Vitamin C - Like vitamin A, vitamin C is also an anti-oxidant. It helps keep the hair and the skin healthy. These vitamins are found in dark green vegetables, citrus fruits, potatoes, strawberries, green peppers, kiwi, tomatoes, cantaloupes, and pineapples. Sixty mg of vitamin C per day is enough to keep the hair and skin glowing. You can easily get this amount of vitamin C by eating fresh fruits.

3. Biotin - Is a vitamin that produces keratin which is important in preventing hair loss and graying of the hair. It is commonly found in egg yolks, milk, Brewer's yeast, rice, and whole grain. 150 - 300 mcg is the recommended daily dose of biotin.

4. Inositol - Is another vitamin that maintains the health of hair follicles at a cellular level. Liver, citrus fruits, and whole grains are the common sources of this vitamin.

5. Vitamins B3, B5, B6, and B12 - Are other vitamins that prevent hair loss. At the same time, these vitamins prevent the hair from turning gray. Niacin is also known to promote blood circulation in the scalp.

Taking hair growth supplements is not just about keeping your hair looking good. It's also about keeping it healthy and strong. You can easily tell if a person is enjoying good health by looking at the hair. Maintaining healthy hair growth is also beneficial for our overall health.

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ANSWER #6 of 6

I couldnt seem to find biotin at one of the pharmacys in my area. Maybe i'll check the second one. Do you know about folic acid?

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