Posts Tagged ‘biotin’

Biotin: Great Hair, Skin, Nails, But

Biotin is a great supplement for hair, skin and nails, however there is a downside to taking this vitamin. Did you know that taking biotin can cause a risk of misdiagnosis of a heart attack, as well as hormone tests for thyroid issues. It seems that taking this vitamin is causing lab results to be skewed.…

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Biotin: Not Just for Hair Skin and Nails

Biotin: Not Just for Hair Skin and Nails

Biotin is not just for hair, skin and nails; even though that’ s when we hear about it the most. This nutrient also keeps your eyes, liver and nervous system healthy too. It is also a crucial nutrient during pregnancy, helping your baby grow. Aside from that, biotin assists in energy production and helps lower blood pressure for those struggling with diabetes,…

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Beauty Vitamin May Affect Medical Tests

Beauty Vitamin May Affect Medical Tests

A beauty vitamin that many of us take to improve our hair, skin and nails has been reported to interfere with lab testing. That’s because many medical tests contain biotin themselves, and the combination can skew certain lab results as falsely positive or negative. The FDA has also seen an increase in the number of reported…

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