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Old 07-04-2003, 07:07 AM   #1
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My hair has begun to shed rapidly since taking B-5. Does anyone know anything about this?

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Old 07-04-2003, 10:09 AM   #2
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Are you taking a multi vitamin daily or at least a b complex daily along with your b5?

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Old 07-05-2003, 04:05 AM   #3
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A multi.

Old 07-05-2003, 05:26 AM   #4
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Yes, someone else also posted about this a few months ago. They were also on B5 and experienced major hair loss. Try doing a board search with "hair" and "B5".

Old 07-15-2003, 07:46 PM   #5
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Hair growth, maybe, but certainly not hair loss! The biotin in my formula has also made my nails grow exceptionally long.

Old 07-16-2003, 05:18 AM   #6
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Hey there,
I've experienced *slight* hair loss while I've been on B5 (two weeks/5g a day) but I don't know if this is due to the B5...

I've been dying my hair a lot recently so it could be (probably is) that. I just sometimes see 5 or 6 hairs on the towel after I've had a shower.
However, I think I might be experiencing nail growth - they are quite long... so who knows!

C ya!


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