Biotin Supplement with No Proven Use Except Rare Deficiency Can Effect Thyroid Function Testing.
- Celebrities like Kylie Jenner and Vanessa Hudgens have endorsed gummies boasting biotin benefits like SugarBearHair Gummy Hair Vitamins on Instagram.
- Nutritionists and experts think these aesthetic promises are oversold, and note that taking too much biotin can lead to the misdiagnosis of other health issues.
- Supplements are often advertised as a way to boost hair, skin and nail growth.
- But we need more evidence to determine whether taking biotin without a deficiency will actually deliver those benefits.
Should You Be Taking A Biotin Supplement? No. Biotin deficiency is rare.DR.G.