Vitamins for Hair Loss

Omega 3 & Omega 6 essential fatty acids & antioxidants help improve hair texture & prevents dry, brittle hair.  Aim for higher omega 3 and a lower omega 6 intake.  Flax & chia seeds are great sources of Omega 3. 

Vitamins B, B6, B12, & E help produce scalp oil & protects from dandruff.  Recommended dosage is 50 mg 3x daily.

Deficiencies in biotin have been linked to skin disorders & hair loss.  Recommended dosage is 300 mcg daily.  Foods that contain biotin are brewer's yeast, brown rice, bulgur, green peas, lentils, oats, soybeans, sunflower seeds & walnuts. 

Taking 500 mg daily of raw thymus glandular stimulates immune function & improves functioning capacity of glands.  Improving your immune system is vital for those dealing with alopecia.  Raw thymus glandular is not safe for children.

100 mg daily of inositol is vital for hair growth.

Vitamin C with bioflavonoids aids in improving scalp circulation & helps with the antioxidant action in hair follicles.  Recommended dosage is 3,000 - 10k mg daily.  

Vitamin E increases oxygen intake, which improves circulation to the scalp.  Daily recommendation is 200 IU.