Does Biotin Actually Help Grow Hair? (and other great questions)

We’ve had some great questions during the launch of our BariMelts Biotin product, most of them centered on hair loss after weight loss surgery and how Biotin might be able to help.

Check out our responses below: 

Does Biotin actually help hair growth?  What about nails?

Though long-term studies have failed to show a conclusive link between biotin supplementation and hair loss, many patients report that supplementing with Biotin has had a positive impact on their hair after weight loss surgery.

In short, Biotin works by helping you get more out of the protein you are consuming and, in particular, promotes the production of keratin, the protein found in hair, skin, and nails.  For these reasons patients will often report that their hair feels fuller and thicker after several months of use and that their nails appear stronger. 

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