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What Causes 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
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
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
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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