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Should IV vitamin drips be regulated?

Find out why some experts think they do more harm than good and should be regulated.   Got a hang over? Get a drip. Feeling tired and run down? Get a drip. Want your skin to look lighter and brighter? Get a drip. Slow the ageing process? Get a drip. Need to detox your liver or boost your brain power? Get a drip.   It doesn’t seem to matter what ale’s you, an IV vitamin drip seems to be the answer. From burning fat to beating jet lag, providers of these drips say they’ll do the job. What was once…

Do hair, skin and nail supplements really work?

We spend millions on supplements every year but when it comes to hair, skin and nails do they really work? Dr Hannah Sweilam finds out. Let’s talk about hair, skin and nail supplements. We’ve seen adverts that claim these supplements can promote healthy hair, glowing skin and strong nails, but is there scientific evidence to support these claims? Often these claims centre around the vitamin ‘biotin’ which is commonly included in these supplements and marketed as a go-to vitamin for beauty.  Biotin is a B vitamin- also known as vitamin B7- and in common with other B vitamins, it helps…