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Is boitin good to use for hair growth?

Biotin may help boost hair growth: Although it's weak, there is some evidence that biotin (vitamin H) affects keratin, the protein in hair, skin and nails. For that reason, biotin, together with zinc and a skin cream containing clobetasol proprionate, is sometimes used to treat alopecia areata, a condition that causes hair loss, in children and adults. Talk to your doctor before taking biotin or any dietary supplement.

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