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Some Vitamins Can Cause False Test Results but Not Harm

Posted by on February 23rd, 2018 Posted in: Articles, Chronic Disease, General, Public Health
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Biotin, a great supplement for nail and hair growth along with many other positive things for your body, has been recently linked to impacting test results for several conditions and diseases. The FDA has put out an alert that the biotin that you ingest, can cause false readings on certain test results for things such as thyroid and heart disease. Though biotin itself, does not cause these issues, it can make the symptoms of certain diseases to be missed, as they will not show up on the tests results. It is always a good idea to consult with your doctor when taking supplements. To find out more information, click on the link below.


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