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nails becoming stronger under suplementation

Discussion in 'Skeleton, Skin, Muscles, Hair, Teeth, and Nails' started by pattismith, Sep 3, 2017.

  1. pattismith

    pattismith Senior Member

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    I started supplementation in May and Benfotiamine in July, and tonight I observed my nails that were always fine and soft are getting stronger (I am 50, and always had to cut them short or they rip).

    I wonder if it could be one other benefit I got from Benfotiamine, or if it's another supplement.

    It's like if I got nails for the first time in my life, I can feel them when I scratch my skin...:woot:
     
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  2. NotThisGuy

    NotThisGuy Senior Member

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    Every anti-glycation supplement seems to increase utilization of Vitamin K.
    I think thats why your nails get stronger with B1.
    Experienced the same + stronger teeth.
     
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    Diwi9 Senior Member

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    My nails are significantly stronger since I began supplementing. I noticed they were weaker over the years since I became sick, but I was undiagnosed for seven of those years. Now people comment on my nails. At least it is one external sign that interventions are somehow helping.
     
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    My nails have been a problem since onset, corrugations and splitting and layering etc.

    Ron Davies said that his study showed a biotin deficiency in his sons metabolic profile which would correspond with that. I have been trying biotin supps without much success. I will have to look this up later and see if there is a link with thiamine B1 / benfotiamine.
     
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