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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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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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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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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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What can I take to reduce facial hair growth?

Facial Hair: Eflornithine(vaniqua) is used to slow the growth of unwanted hair on the face in women, usually around the lips or under the chin. Eflornithine works by blocking a natural substance that is needed for hair to grow and is located in your hair follicle (the sac where each hair grows). This medication is by prescription. There is also laser hair removal for black or brown hair. ...Read more

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How can I encourage facial hair growth at 15?

Please: Consider having an adult or someone who is at least 16 years old ask this question for you. You need to be at least 16 years old to post questions on healthtap. Thanks. ...Read more

Dr. Tanya Russo
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Excessive Facial Hair Growth In A Man (Definition)

Facial hair growth is a clinical finding in which a person, either normally or abnormally, has growth of hair on his face. ...Read more