What You Need to Know about Natural Hair Vitamins

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Many people are looking for the magic pill when it comes to hair growth. In this microwave society we want everything quickly. If you don’t have a medical condition that is effecting your hair negatively, chances are a hair vitamin will not have a dramatic effect on growth and all you need is a little patience. You can see some benefit however, if you aren’t adequately eating the right foods to give you all the vitamins and nutrients you need daily. Hair growth is typically dependent among the 5 values below.

  1. Your genetics
  2. Your hormone levels
  3. Medical conditions/ reactions to drugs that may cause hair loss
  4. Diet (Vitamins/Nutrients)
  5. Maintenance (How you take care of your hair)

Most of us aren’t seriously vitamin deficient but if you think you are it’s important for you to find out which vitamin or vitamins you’re lacking, because hair loss would probably be the least of your problems. For example, biotin, a form of B vitamin, is often present in hair-growth supplements. But, if you were truly biotin deficient, you would be too sick to get to the store and buy the supplement!

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