by Tina Sendin January 23, 2020
A woman's hair is her crowning glory.
The 15 billion dollar hair care industry in the United States is a reflection of this.  Many women spend hundreds of dollars a month on hair care products and services, just to achieve a Beyonce-like mane. Regular trips to the salon and home remedies alike, many women treat their hair care seriously to steer clear of those bald patches on the head.
Unbeknownst to many, there's one vitamin that can help maintain and rock long locks. And where to get it may be more common than they'd expect.
The ingredient we're talking about is biotin.
According to Healthline: 
Biotin [or Vitamin B7] is a water-soluble vitamin that’s a part of the vitamin B family. It’s also known as vitamin H. Your body needs biotin to help convert certain nutrients into energy. It also plays an important role in the health of your hair, skin, and nails.
Biotin is sometimes known as Vitamin H. It stands for or "Haar und Haut", which are German words for "hair and skin." Makes total sense because biotin has been known for years as an essential ingredient for keeping a healthy hair!
In fact, many hair care products like shampoo, conditioner, creams, oils, and other biotin containing products claim that they can lead to full, thick and shiny locks!
While the jury's still out on whether biotin can treat hair loss , the dermatological and pediatric communities still consider it as a key ingredient for hair care. And that's because one of the symptoms for biotin deficiency is hair loss. Hence, taking more biotin can help people suffering from hair loss or thinning.
While the Food and Drug Administration has not set a recommended dietary allowance for biotin, experts have indicated the following dosage based on age: 
Pregnant women and nursing moms, as well as those trying to get pregnant, may need higher dosages.
As with anything health-related, it's best to consult with your doctor to know the right daily intake and avoid biotin deficiency.
It's rare to fall short on biotin levels in the body, mainly because most of us get more than enough from our diet and gastrointestinal bacteria anyway! However, you will know if you're biotin deficient if you have: [4, 5]
The following are also more prone to lower levels of biotin:
Getting (more than) enough levels of biotin is not at all difficult. In fact, you may already be having just the right amount in your body. But in case you're curious or wish to increase your biotin levels, here are the foods that are rich in vitamin B7 (or H however way you want to call it): [2, 5]
If you think you're not eating enough of these foods, or simply just want to elevate the level of biotin in your body, you can also take supplements containing biotin. Especially if your goal is to achieve strong, luscious, full and shiny hair fast, you can take hair health and growth vitamins with high levels of biotin.
Nobody wants lifeless, thinning hair. But if you're noticing increasing bald patches or losing a lot of hair, or any of the symptoms for biotin deficiency above, then you may want to consult with your dermatologist and see if taking vitamins can help make your Hair Strong.
by Tina Sendin September 08, 2020
Ancient Greek philosopher Heraclitus once said, “the only constant thing in the world is change.”
In many ways this rings true, and if we were to look at one concrete evidence, there’s 2020.
But for many women, another constant thing in life (a monthly occurrence to be exact) is menstrual cramps.
They are very common that according to the American Academy of Family Physicians, menstrual cramps – or dysmenorrhea – affects 20 percent of American women so severe it interferes with their daily activities. 
by Tina Sendin August 18, 2020
Gout is a kind of arthritis that is characterized by an inflammation of the joints. Those suffering from gout describe the attacks as sharp and severe, accompanied by sore, swollen joints. If you'd like to know more about how to avoid gout attacks, what to eat and other things you can do, then read this article.
by Tina Sendin July 28, 2020
If you’ve just signed up for that virtual yoga class or dusted off the stationary bike from the attic, odds are you may have experienced DOMS – or Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness. In layman’s terms, sore muscles.
You may know this to be a normal, almost usual occurrence already. But if lockdown life is already making you a little more curious, or you find yourself having more time to look deeper into things, this article will let you in on why.
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