Hirsutism is the term used to describe excessive hair growth. It usually refers to excessive hair growth in woman.
Rather than being fine and fair, the extra hair grown with hirsutism is usually thick, dark and noticeable.
Excess hair can appear on any part of the body in women, but is particularly common on the:
The most efficient way of removing unwanted hair is through hair removal treatment.
Hirsutism or excessive hair growth is caused by an imbalance of hormones. In particular, it’s associated with having an increase in male sex hormones called androgens. Sometimes it’s also caused by becoming super sensitive to androgens.
Hirsutism is also a common symptom of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) in women.
Women of any age can experience hirsutism. In younger women, it’s a common experience in those with PCOS. However, it’s more common overall in those who’ve undergone the menopause.
Yes, it’s not just women who experience hirsutism, men can have excessive hair growth too.
In the case of men, they’re most likely to experience excessive hair growth in areas of the body such as the chest, buttocks and back. It’s not always such a problem for men as they are regarded as naturally hairy anyway, whereas excess hair growth in women can be regarded as being a bit more unusual and unsightly.
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