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Herbal Treatment For Body Hair Growth
Hair follicles are distributed throughout the skin with the exception of the palms, soles and glaborous skin of the genitalia. The hair follicle first forms in the eyebrows, upper lips, and chin at 9 weeks gestation. The bulk of the remaining follicles begin to develop at 4 to 5 months gestation in a ...Read more
Doesn't grow hair: If one starts masturbating in his or her early teen years, he or she will have more body hair by the late teen years. It's just a coincidence, because everyone gets more body hair over those years. Masturbating doesn't cause hair changes (won't cause more hair to grow anywhere, and won't cause hair loss anywhere either). ...Read more
Not really.: Body hair growth is largely determined by genetics. Applying rogaine (minoxidil) miight help a little. Taking testosterone would might work but you would have severe side effect, acne, oily skin, deep voice, loss of breast mass, enlarged clitoris, etc. Assuming your are a female as indicated in your profile these would be intolerable. Most women don't want body hair! if you are male, ask again. ...Read more
No: Absolutely not.Get a more detailed answer ›
Kinda, sorta: Body hair doesn't necessarily reflect testosterone levels which vary quite a bit during the day. However, higher testosterone is wasted as dihydrotestosterone which can cause loss of scalp hair. Genetics, as in family & ethnicity, probably have more to do w/body, facial & scalp hair. Of course, excess t in women can cause unwanted facial hair. ...Read more
Maybe but it depends: Testosterone is converted into dihydrotestosterone (dht), which is androgenic - makes you more masculine. Dht is what stimulates male pattern body hair as well as male pattern baldness. Body & scalp hair also depend upon genetics, such as your family & ethnicity. In other words, if everyone in your family has lots of body hair, you will most likely have lots, too. But so can excess testosterone. ...Read more
Yes...: Yes biotin is very effective for hair and nail growth. It will promote hair growth everywhere. ...Read more
It is not indicated: It is only approved for pattern alopecia of the scalp. ...Read more
I m a 21 year old male, is there anyway to reduce body hair growth or anyway how to get rid f them?
My body hair growth is suddenly decreasing. There is one small hairless patch on leg. What is the reason? Im 20Female.
HAIRLESS LEG PATCH: WITHOUT SEEING THIS PATCH, ITS HARD TO TELL. SUGGESTION: SEE A DERMATOLOGIST. BEST LUCK. ...Read more
I have 4 years old girl and my age is 30 and have increased body hair growth in last 2 years. Now starting to have thick facial hair so is it normal?
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