Excessive body hair. Doctor, is it normal?
A presence of body hair – is a normal fact, although it does not always meet up your aesthetic preferences. But what to do in case of excessive body hair? Isn't it a sign of a health problem?
In medicine, excessive hair problem is divided into two types:
- Hirsutism – excessive body hair in women, close to masculine type. It is accompanied by so called terminal hair (dark, coarse) in places unusual for female type (on the chin, back, top part of the chest).
- Hypertrichosis – is excessive hair growth in places, where their presence is a norm (on the arms, legs, intimate zone, armpits), determined by age, gender and ethnicity.
Causes of excessive body hair
There are several types of disorder causes, including:
- genetic predisposition;
- age-related changes, accompanied by testosterone level increase (male hormone);
- medications containing testosterone intake.
Among other factors, causing excessive hair, are also: ovary, adrenal diseases, diabetes, thyroid disorders, tumors.
How to treat?
There no medications, for treating hirsutism and hypertrichosis. That's why you should not trust scammers, buying jars and bottles with “magical substance” and pills of a strange origin. However, it is worth to visit a doctor, especially if you have sudden increase of hair growth, that accompanied by changes in your health, abrupt weight gain, period interruptions. In any case, it would not hurt to see the gynecologist and endocrinologist, and diagnosing disease at early stage increase chances for recovery.
But if examination confirmed, that everything is fine with your health, no need to panic. Today we have so many methods of unwanted hair removal, you should just find the right one for you. Read about 3+ ways to get rid of ingrown hair https://sugaringfactory.com/blog-of-sugaring-factory/3-ways-to-get-rid-of-ingrown-hair.
How to fight with unwanted hair?
You should note, that hypertrichosis can be traumatic, appearing on body areas, that are being traumatized frequently, with possible irritations, also caused by shaving. Probably that's why, you should find another method of hair removal, the one that gives you longer effect.
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