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6 Best Hair Loss Supplements for Hair Growth in Malaysia 2020

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Many people view healthy-looking hair as a sign of health or beauty. Like any other part of your body, hair needs a variety of nutrients to be healthy and grow. In fact, many nutritional deficiencies are linked to hair loss.



While factors such as age, genetics and hormones also affect hair growth, optimal nutrient intake is key.

Below are 5 vitamins that may be important for hair growth.

1. Vitamin A 
All cells need vitamin A for growth. This includes hair, the fastest growing tissue in the human body.
Vitamin A also helps skin glands make an oily substance called sebum. Sebum moisturizes the scalp and helps keep hair healthy (Trusted Source).
Diets deficient in vitamin A may lead to several problems, including hair loss (Trusted Source).
While it's important to get enough vitamin A, too much may be dangerous. Studies show that an overdose of vitamin A can also contribute to hair loss (Trusted Source).
Sweet potatoes, carrots, pumpkins, spinach and kale are all high in beta-caroten…

10 Best Supplements in Malaysia and How to Boost Your Immune System during this Coronavirus Pandemic

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Your first line of defence is to prevent the virus from entering your body. Measures include social distancing, face mask and hand hygiene. Your second line of defence is your immune system. Your third line of defence will be the care given to you in the hospital.

While the treatment given to you in the hospital is not much within your control, your first line and second line of defence are very much within your control. In this article, we will focus on the roles of supplements, how it might boost your immune system and the evidence behind them.



Research has shown that supplementing with certain vitamins, minerals and other substances can improve immune response and potentially protect against illness.

However, note that some supplements can interact with prescription or over-the-counter medications you’re taking. Some may not be appropriate for people with certain health conditions. If you are on medications, be sure to talk with your doctor before starting any supplements.

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