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Facial Hair (Definition)

Facial hair is a physical characteristic usually found on males where hair grows around the chin and lower portion of the face. The development of facial hair usually begins during puberty. Additionally women can occasionally develop facial hair but it usually happens when hormone levels change, ...Read more


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Can I use the rate at which my facial hair grows as a proxy to see how strong my level of human growth hormone is? Roughly speaking

Can I use the rate at which my facial hair grows as a proxy to see how strong my level of human growth hormone is? Roughly speaking

HGH and Hair: Hair growth results from the interaction of several hormones on the skin. The most important factor being andgrogen levels. So it is not a good indicator for hgh levels in the body. ...Read more

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Can I use the rate at which my facial hair grows as a proxy to see how strong my level of human growth hormone is, roughly speaking?

Can I use the rate at which my facial hair grows as a proxy to see how strong my level of human growth hormone is, roughly speaking?

Not exactly: I don't think the notion you are raising has been looked at from scientific standpoint. Although its true that growth hormone is influential in hair growth, there are other growth promoting factors such as estrogen, thyroid and testosterone hormones. The hormone that can closely correlate with endogenous (or exogenous) gh levels is Insulin like growth factor 1 (and to a lesser extent igf-bp3). ...Read more

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Does putting on foundation everyday cause darkening of the face and promote hair growth? I'm beginning to get facial hair aswellas darkening areas. Help!

No: No this should not be a side effect of your makeup unless it has a bronzer in it, but typically liquid foundation is terrible for your skin and will cause a clogging of your pores. ...Read more

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What promotes beard/facial hair growth?

What promotes beard/facial hair growth?

Androgens: In adolescent boys and men, testosterone is the driving force behind facial hair growth. In women and adolescent girls this may also be true in cases of pcos or cah, for example, but elevations in other androgens will contribute as well. ...Read more

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I'm using biotin, how do I measure if it's actually promoting facial hair growth?

Ask people/look in: You can ask people around you or your hair dresser if there is any change or look yourself in mirror. Or you can take before and after pictures. ...Read more

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How do you thicken facial hair?

Time and age.: As you get older it will thicken on its own. Genetics is also involved. There is no magic pill. ...Read more

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What causes facial hair on women?

What causes facial hair on women?

Lower estrogen level: There can be several things but the most common in a 40 yo is lower estrogen as one approaches menopause, or the mildly elevated androgen production that one sees around menopause. However one must consider an endocrine tumor. The physician should ask other questions such as change in voice, change in periods, hair growth in other
areas, medications, muscle hypertrophy, etc.
? Endocrine w/u. ...Read more

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How come my facial hair is patchy?

How come my facial hair is patchy?

Alopecia Areata: This may be due to a medical condition called alopecia areata. This can cause patch like hair loss along the bearded area due to autoimmune reaction. This can be treatable by a dermatologist with low dose steroid injections. There can be other less common causes of patchy hair loss which may need to be evaluated by a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What are the tests for Facial hair?

What are the tests for Facial hair?

Facial hair: Hair growth is regulated by a number of things in the body but primarily hormones. The relative amounts of testosterone compared to estrogen and other hormones with determine how much hair; the location of the hair; and the time/age in which it appears. I would recommend being seen by an endocrinologist and maybe would start with her primary care doctor for some routine laboratory studies. ...Read more

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Does hyponidd helps in reducing facial hair?

Does hyponidd helps in reducing facial hair?

Hyponidd: Hyponidd is used for PCOS. If your facial hair is due to this condition, it could help. Know Herbal treatments do not have the studies behind them that medications have. Also, once a hair is black, it stays black. You will need laser or electrolysis to remove them.

http://allbewell. Blogspot. Com/2007/12/hyponidd. Html ...Read more

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What are the methods to increase my facial hair?

What are the methods to increase my facial hair?

It's genetic: How thick your beard will grow is almost entirely a function of your genes. I am going to assume you're otherwise normally masculinized, with strong erections and ejaculations. About 5% of men never get chest hair and have sparse beards. In the us, many women prefer this, and such men don't develop advanced baldness. Enjoy being who you are, and keep you body fit to look good with what you got. ...Read more

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What are the causes of a woman to have facial hair?

What are the causes of a woman to have facial hair?

Many things...: Often it is hormonal related. For instance, overweight women store estrogen in their fat cells. This is converted to testosterone and can cause excessive hair growth. Thyroid disorders, sugar problems, menopausal hormone changes can lead to hair growth as well. Best way to be sure as to what causes it in you is to see your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Facial hair growth?

Facial hair growth?

Hormones: Certain birth control pills with high hormone contents can cause unwanted facial hair growth. As can various hormone disorders. Sometimes it happens for no known reason, when everything is "normal." let your family doctor or gynecologist rule out the treatable causes. ...Read more

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Why do I lack facial hair?

Why do I lack facial hair?

Maybe you're lucky: A few percent of guys never get enough facial hair to grow a decent beard. Many women say they prefer this. If you're horny all the time and having ejaculations like the rest of us, it's not a testosterone deficiency. Mr Bieber (photo) isn't complaining. Guys without good beard or chest hair growth almost never go bald. It's a trade-off. Enjoy who you are. ...Read more

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How do I reduce facial hair growth?

How do I reduce facial hair growth?

Vaniqa: You can use vaniqa cream twice a day on the affected area. Laser hair removal also works. ...Read more

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I'm 22 and have gray facial hair why?

Premature Greying: It means you are premature greying.

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When does facial hair stop filling in?

When does facial hair stop filling in?

Facial hair: You probably are over the age when you can expect to get more facial hair than you have now. You should have about the amount by the age of 21-23.
See a dermatologist for your particular situation if you have concerns. ...Read more

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How can I stimuate facial hair growth?

How can I stimuate facial hair growth?

You really can't: Some men, especially those of us who are naturally smooth, simply won't be able to grow a thick beard. There's nothing you can do about this, many (most?) women prefer it, and you are unlikely to become bald as you get older. The one thing over which you have total control is your level of fitness, which is 95% of looks for a man. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of facial hair?

What can I do to get rid of facial hair?

Laser, electrolysis: Long term removal of hair is offered by lasers appropriate for your skin color- alexandrite for lighter skin and nd yag or diode for darker skin types. Electrolyis is another time consuming uncomfortable option but better for light hair such as grey blond or ven red hair. ...Read more

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What are the treatments for Facial hair?

What are the treatments for Facial hair?

Facial Hair: Excess facial hair may be treated with electrolysis, laser treatments and bleaching if dark. ...Read more

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Could lifestyle affect facial hair growth?

Could lifestyle affect facial hair growth?

Basically no: Whether you're male or female. One exception -- obesity and lack of exercise can exacerbate some (not all) of the hormonal problems that may cause this in a young woman. ...Read more

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Tips for more facial hair growth and help?

Tips for more facial hair growth and help?

Don't know a way: To specifically target facial hair. For healthy hair growth: Get adequate sleep, avoid excess sugar & fat in diet, v carbonated beverages, eat enough protein, exercise regularly. Biotin helps (but don't over do it). Insure you have adequate Iron (think kale & other dark green leafies), Omega 3 fatty acids (think walnuts) and vitamin E (fruits & vegetables). ...Read more

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Why does body hair grow before facial hair?

Why does body hair grow before facial hair?

Hair: This is not always the case. Your hair is controlled by your genetic make up. You should see your dermatologist to make sure you are not having skin disease. ...Read more

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Human Growth Hormone (Definition)

Human growth hormone is a peptide hormone that stimulates growth, cell reproduction and regeneration in humans and other animals. It is produced by the pituitary gland (a pea sized structure at the ...Read more