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Rob English

Vitamin B12, Hair Loss, & Methylation: Does This Vitamin Improve Hair Growth?

Does vitamin B12 improve hair growth? Supplement companies say yes, but scientific studies reveal a much murkier (and nuanced) relationship between vitamin B12, hair loss, and hair growth… one you’ll want to understand before you start supplementing. In this article, we’ll dive into the arguments for and against a connection between vitamin B12 and hair growth. We’ll explore …

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Alopecia Areata: Causes, Treatments, & Why It’s Reversible | 2020 Review

Alopecia areata is an autoimmune form of hair loss that affects 2% of people worldwide. If you’re dealing with alopecia areata, the burden of hair loss often feels overwhelming – as the condition can progress rapidly, inexplicably, and without regard. Fortunately, alopecia areata is treatable. In many cases, it’s also reversible. The first step toward …

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Vitamin A (Beta Carotene, Retinol) For Hair Health: Why I Avoid This Ingredient

Vitamin A is considered essential for eye, skin, bone, dental, and intestinal health. It’s also one of the most commonly found vitamins inside hair loss supplements. But is there any evidence that vitamin A supplementation can help improve hair health… or even reverse hair loss? The answers might surprise you. Here’s where the research currently …

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Oral Minoxidil For Female Hair Loss: How To Avoid Hypertrichosis (Unwanted Body Hair Growth)

Oral Minoxidil For Women

Oral minoxidil for women with hair loss: an underutilized treatment? Although topical minoxidil seems to get most of the attention as a hair loss treatment, its oral counterpart is also effective at promoting hair regrowth in both males and females. Generally, higher dosing means better efficacy, but with a higher risk profile. As it relates …

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