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Hirsutism – Excess Hair Growth in Women

Hirsutism is Excess Hair Growth in Women I’ve been on somewhat of a hair kick lately, and today I want to talk about a medical condition that affects women. Hirsutism is excessive hair growth on the face and other parts of the body occurring in women. You may be thinking of the classic bearded lady. Basically, women with hirsutism grow hair in a male-like pattern. This is usually due to an underlying medical condition. Some of the most common medical conditions that can result in hirsutism include: polycystic ovarian syndrome, cushing’s syndrome, congenital adrenal hyperplasia, drug induced hirsutism, and androgen […]

4 BS Facts About Hair Everyone Thinks Are True

From Myths to Facts about Hair I grew up with the classic teachings commandments of Cuban culture like “Don’t fall asleep with your hair wet or you’ll get a cold” and “Don’t walk barefoot on the tile floors or you’ll get a cold.” Come to think of it there were a lot of threats of a mysterious cold that would befall you if you didn’t do what your mom told you to do. The folklore didn’t stop at unfounded illnesses – I grew up believing that if I were to shave my legs too early in my young pubertal life I could somehow induce […]