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What supplements strengthen hair?

Dr. Pina LoGiudice, LAc, ND
Naturopathic Medicine Specialist

Try black currant for weak and thinning hair. Black currant fruits and juice, known to be rich in a specific flavonoid called anthocyanoside, are commonly consumed in many parts of the world and contain gamma linolenic acid (GLA). GLA can help in a number of different circumstances including eczema, rheumatoid arthritis, premenstrual syndrome and attention deficit disorder.

GLA helps strengthen hair and decrease breakage by helping to decrease the effect of imbalanced hormonal effects, which weaken and thin your hair. A typical supplemental dose is 500 milligrams twice a day.

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