A PARALLEL-ARM CLINICAL TRIAL TO EVALUATE SAFETY AND EFFICACY OF POWER GUMMIES: HAIR AND NAIL VITAMIN; IN HAIR FALL REDUCTION, ACCELERATED HAIR GROWTH, STRENGTHENING OF HAIR WITH OVERALL HAIR AND SCALP HEALTH IMPROVEMENT IN HEALTHY FEMALE AND MALE
Dr. Gayatri Ganu*, Dr. Umesh Gajare, Mr. Divij Bajaj
Objective: Hair loss is a common problem in men and women occurring mainly due to nutritional deficiencies, and, the correct diagnosis of hair disorders is complex. Nutritional deficiency may impact both hair structure and hair growth equally in males and females. Vitamin A, E, C, B6, B12, biotin, and folic acid play a crucial role in hair health. Hair loss is often associated with poor scalp health and related complaints like greying of hair, dandruff, dry and damaged hair. Hair loss also associates with low self-esteem. There is a great need for nutritional supplements correcting the need for vitamins to maintain hair health. The aim of the study to evaluate clinical benefits of Power gummies: hair and nail vitamins contains a balanced blend of required vitamins with minerals like zinc and iodine in hair and nail health. Material and methods: 60 subjects were enrolled in the study after screening for compliance with inclusion criteria and were allocated into one of the arms out of 2 arms. Each arm included 2 sub-groups depending upon age and gender. Subjects were undergoing clinical examination. Vitals were recorded. They were randomized to respective study groups by computer-generated randomization. A trichogram was generated analyzing their hair and scalp. They were asked some questions related to the scalp, hair, and nail health. Their nail examination was done. Results: The % increase in hair intensity, no. of hair terminal, no of vellus hair, % decrease in hair loss, in females was found to be 24.4%, 20.6%, increase, 33.76 respectively. The % increase in hair intensity, no. of hair terminal, no of vellus hair, % decrease in hair loss, in males was found to be 21.1%, 24.5%, increase, 36.56% respectively. Conclusion: This explains that power gummies are significantly effective in improving hair density, no of hair terminal, no. of vellus hair, reduction in hair loss. Power gummies are safe and effective in the management of alopecia.
Keywords: Alopecia, Power gummies, Hair intensity, Nail strength, Scalp repair.
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