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Reason for taking: Hair loss
6/24/2015 10:43:18 PM

Reviewer: srandk, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I started at 500mg and I've gradually increased to 10,000mg. My hair was constantly falling out and I was told by many how thin my hair was. Biotin has really helped, people now tell me how fast my hair has grown. I haven't noticed much thickness in my hair but maybe ill see those results after a bit more use. My nails grow faster, although they're not very strong. I would definitely r ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Hair loss
6/14/2015 9:02:54 PM

Reviewer: kgc, 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have always had thin, limp hair, unlike my three sisters who have always had healthy, full hair. Biotin worked for me within about one month. My hair was fuller and seemed stronger. I stopped taking it after about three months, and my hair went back to before. I have started taking it again, and my hair is once again fuller and stronger feeling.

Reason for taking: Hair loss
6/11/2015 3:50:51 PM

Reviewer: mcintyrecat, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
When I began taking this megadose of Biotin, I was already taking it in a multi B complex, but not as much as I had read was necessary to reduce hair loss. I began taking 10,000 mcg tablets, until I found it was making my skin break out. I read that others had this problem, and so reduced my intake to 1000 mcg 3 times per day. Side effects went away. While I do other things to make my hair healthi ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Hair loss
5/22/2015 4:52:08 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I've been taking 10,000 mcg of Biotin for past 5 months in effort to stop thinning hair. It hasn't helped but, worse than that, I have notices other symptoms: more chest heaviness and heart pain every day, and the skin on my back became noticeably darker and rougher. (Biotin is the only supplement I've been mega dosing on.) Started reading comments on many different websites of people ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Hair loss
5/21/2015 7:16:49 AM

Reviewer: 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I was advised by my physician to take Biotin ( as an option) to stop hair loss and brittle nails. I was taking Biotin (made by Nature Made) 5,000 mcg/day in form of softgel for 2 months. Did not help with this problem. BUT!!! It stopped my night leg cramps! As soon as I finished the bottle and wanted to make a break with Biotin, cramps came back... Should I continue ? Don't know the sid ... Show Full Comment

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