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Can products give me nail health?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

There are a variety of products on the market that claim to help you achieve nail health, but not all of them work. Taking gelatin or soaking your nails in gelatin will not strengthen your nails. However, according to some studies, taking 2.5 milligrams of biotin supplement may help strengthen your nails. Talk to your doctor before taking any supplements.

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