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What causes excess female hair growth?

What causes excess female hair growth?

Excessive hair: Women normally produce low levels of male hormones (androgens). If your body makes too much of this hormone, you may have unwanted hair growth.In most cases, the exact cause is never identified. It tends to run in families. In general, hirsutism is a harmless condition. But many women find it bothersome, or even embarrassing. ...Read more

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What causes the excessive growth of pubic hair?

What causes the excessive growth of pubic hair?

EXCESSIVE PUBIC HAIR: THIS EXCESSIVE PUBIC HAIR MIGHT BE A RESULT OF EXCESSIVE ANDROGENS (MALE HORMONES) IF YOU ARE CONCERNED, ANF IT IS GETTING WORSE, DO SEE YOUR PCP OR A GYNECOLOGIST. BEST LUCK. ...Read more

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What causes hair loss?

What causes hair loss?

Too many reasons: Stress, hormonal disturbance, infection (of hair follicles), chemotherapy/use of immunosuppressant, autoimmune disorders, thyroid disease, just name a few. ...Read more

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What causes Hair loss?

What causes Hair loss?

Many Reasons: Number one reason in males is Heredity. There are other reasons like Anemia, Mental stress, Severe illnesses, Hormone problems etc ...Read more

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What simulates hair growth?

What simulates hair growth?

SIMULATING HAIR GROW: I THINK YOU MEAN WHAT STIMULATES HAIR GROWTH. GOOD DIET, EXERCISE, AND VITAMINS AND SUPPLEMENTS THAT YOUR PCP MIGHT RECOMMEND. ...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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What causes facial hair to grow in women?

What causes facial hair to grow in women?

Androgens: Facial hair in women means they are producing more male hormones and it is direct result of that.Over production of testosterone or adrenal hormones it is called hisutism most common causes are 1polysystic ovarian syndrome 2adrenal tumors. ...Read more

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What causes excessive hair growth in anorexic people?

What causes excessive hair growth in anorexic people?

Anorexia: Excessive hair called lanugo hair is result of poor nutrition and hormonal changes. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what hormones/substances cause hair loss or slow hair growth?

Could you tell me what hormones/substances cause hair loss or slow hair growth?

Testosterone: Or any hormone( anabolic steroid etc) possessing so-called androgenic activities can cause hair loss. Do note that hair loss is often a genetic trait. ...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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What causes kinky hair?

What causes kinky hair?

Kinky Hair: Most kinky hair is caused by genetics. It may be the result of chemical processing which can damage localized areas of scalp or systemic steroid use in some cases. Other forms of scalp trauma may also cause the hair to kink. ...Read more

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What causes hair to shed?

What causes hair to shed?

Stress is number one: Normal hair loss is about 100 hair/day ... Stress, lack of adequate nutritional support, anemia, thyroid issues, dandruff are some additional common causes. ...Read more

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What causes Facial hair?

What causes Facial hair?

Testosterone: Facial hair is stimulated by the male harmone testosterone. After puberty the testosterone level is elevated and one being shaving. In woman some syndromes cause elevated T and they too develop facial hair ...Read more

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What causes female hair loss?

What causes female hair loss?

Plenty of factors: There are several reasons for female hair loss = hormonal, genetic, medications, environmental. Some of these can be evaluated by blood tests or looking through the meds you are taking or checking your family's hair histoty. The one that you can do something about is the environmental = your stress level, amount of rest you're getting, your hair products. ...Read more

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Can shaving your head hair cause hair growth?

Can shaving your head hair cause hair growth?

Shaving hair: NO, shaving does not "cause" hair growth. The old wives tale that shaving hastens hair growth in adolescence APPEARS to be true because adolescents are at the age when hair growth begins! Also, when you shave hair it becomes prickly, and more noticeable to the touch. The hair follicle beneath the skin does not know whether the hair above it has been cut long, short or completely shaved. ...Read more

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Does masturbation cause excessive hair growht?

Does masturbation cause excessive hair growht?

Masturbation: No. Masturbation, which all men you know do or have done, has no negative health consequences to it. ...Read more

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What are the causes of white hairs does insufficient sleep causes grey hairs?

What are the causes of white hairs does insufficient sleep causes grey hairs?

Not lack of sleep: This is one of things that is outside our control. Some folks grey young, some old, some quickly, some slow. ...Read more

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Does masturbation affects body growth or beard growth?..and what are the disadvantages of masturbation?

Does masturbation affects body growth or beard growth?..and what are the disadvantages of masturbation?

No, but ...: Masturbation will not affect physical growth including all secondary sex characteristics, but which stops after marching into adulthood roughly around 12 for men. There is no known disadvantages from it as long as not affecting your ability to manage personal & occupational chores and tasks, namely, no obsession. More on obsession? To http://www.energy-ability.blogspot.com/. ...Read more

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