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#1 Indoobidubly

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Posted 18 October 2004 - 03:04 PM

I've taken 2g of B5 a day with much success for the last month and a half. I haven't noticed any hairloss/thinning, but I was wondering if it would be necessary to take a biotin supplement to ensure that this doesn't happen? Or is 2g not a high enough dosage to have to worry about this?

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Posted 18 October 2004 - 04:50 PM

it surely wouldnt hurt to take it, but if you are going to get hairloss from b5, it has nothing to do with a biotin deficiency. b5 is an anti androgen, and the hairloss would be related to the effects b5 has on hormones, NOT vitamin deficiency.
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