Biotin, spirulina okay for hair loss?

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Question from butterfly: A doctor who was at my hairdresser's shop getting her hair done suggested I take biotin to restore hair loss due to chemo. Someone else suggested spirulina. What do you think?
Answers - Ronda Gates, M.S., R.Ph. My first question is, are they selling it? There is nothing to support that any supplement will prevent hair loss or make it grow back faster.

The Ask-the-Expert Online Conference called Food for Cancer Recovery featured Ronda Gates, M.S., R.Ph. and moderator Marisa Weiss, M.D. answering your questions about nutrition and how it relates to cancer recovery.

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