Hirsutism is technical term for excess hair growth on the body or face. For women, the hair may grow in places where men often have a lot of hair, but women often don't. This includes the upper lip, chin, chest, and back. Hirsutism doesn't have a known cause, but it's a symptom of other conditions and can affect people differently.
The natural production of androgens. All people have androgens. If a person has high androgen levels or their hair follicles are more sensitive to androgens, they may develop hirsutism.
Polycystic ovarian syndrome. This is a common hormonal condition that causes women to produce too many androgens. Other symptoms of PCOS include acne, abnormal menstruation, diabetes, weight gain and fertility problems.
Menopause. The hormonal changes that take place in your body after menopause may lead to increased facial hair, including a mustache or whiskers.
Medications. Some medications can cause Hirsutism/excess hair growth.
Highly controlled pulses of light are applied on the treated area and are selectively absorbed by the hair follicles beneath the skin surface. The absorbed light heats the hair follicles, which damages the re-growth potential of the follicle - all without damaging the surrounding tissue. Learn More.
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