What are the signs of vitamin B7 deficiency?

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People are rarely deficient in vitamin B7, also known as biotin. Some symptoms arising from a lack of this vitamin include: hair loss, high cholesterol, heart trouble and skin disorders. People sometimes inherit diseases that lead to vitamin B7 deficiency. If this happens, you can take a vitamin B7 supplement or eat foods high in the vitamin. Bananas, liver, cauliflower, carrots, salmon and soy flour are all good sources.

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