Vitamins to help improve the health of your hair

As we get old many of us suffer with thinning or poor condition hair. This can naturally happen as live takes it tolls on our hair through constant washing and drying and exposure to the elements, or it can happen from repeated bleaching or dying of the hair.

Some shampoos claim to help improve the health of you r hair and many of them work by coating the hair in a conditioning layer. If you really want to help your hair then you may look towards vitamin supplements.

One of the best known vitamins for hair growth is a B-vitamin called biotin. If you are struggling with hair loss then this may be the vitamin you try first. Many people have reported an improvement in their hair after only a few months on this type of vitamin.

Vitamin C is needed to make collagen and can help prevent hair from aging. Good sources include peppers, citrus fruits and strawberries. Vitamin C also helps your body absorb iron, a mineral necessary for hair growth. It is a powerful vitamin that can help with many health conditions and if you are not getting enough through your diet you may want to consider taking a supplement.