In this video from MSWorldInc, Dr. Daniel Kantor speaks to Dr. Edward Fox, the Director of the MS Clinic of Central Texas about biotin and its potential use as a treatment for progressive multiple sclerosis. Dr. Fox also explains how biotin works within the body.
Biotin or B7 is a water-soluble vitamin, often referred to as Vitamin H and has traditionally been used as a supplement to improve hair and nail strength. Now researchers believe that biotin has a future in the treatment of MS. Currently, there are clinical trials looking at the effectiveness of this vitamin in slowing down degeneration in MS patients.
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