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Is Biotin for Thinning Eyebrows Safe for a Hypothyroid Patient?

My dermatologist recommended biotin for my thinning eyebrows, but I'm borderline hypothyroid. Should I worry that biotin is made from soybeans, a natural thryroid depressant, if I am borderline hypothyroid?

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Biotin use for thinning eyebrows

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You should discuss this with your dermatologist as well as your endocrinologist. Since you are borderline hypothyroid, the issues need to addressed by your doctors.

Redondo Beach Dermatologic Surgeon
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