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Reason for taking: Hair loss
1/29/2013 4:23:08 PM

Reviewer: No Stress! , 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
After many months of extreme stress/poor sleep my hair began to break off and fall out. I also noticed a thinning spot at crown of my head Dr says could be blood pressure message and/or hormone issues from perimenopause. I read about biotin and tried it. Take 5000 mcg per day Natrol Fast Dissolve. In less than 3 weeks I have no breakage and my hair is thicker at the root. My skin looks better a ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Hair loss
11/3/2011 6:31:38 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Loosing hair, thought I would give a try. Hair stopped falling out.

Reason for taking: Hair loss
9/4/2011 11:24:09 AM

Reviewer: 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been somwhat successful in stopping hair loss. A small amount appears to have grown back.

Reason for taking: Hair loss
8/2/2011 7:04:42 PM

Reviewer: cris, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I was able to stop hair loss with dosage of 1 tablet/day Biotin 5000MCG(5 mg) plus twice/day application of Minoxidil 2%. I have noticed an unsusual increase in weight over two months of following this treatment. I am concerned that Biotin may be contibuting to this, as it "promotes carbohydrate metabolism". What does this mean? I have kept my same weight all my life, and suddenly I ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Hair loss
6/8/2011 5:10:16 PM

Reviewer: hangnloose, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I take 5000mcg a day. But being a gastric bypass patient it is not unusual for the hair to fall out. It was coming out in hand fulls. But it has stopped now. And you can see the new growth. I also have to open my up and put it in food. Can't swollow pills

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