PCOS is a hormone disorder that is common for women between puberty and menopause. The disorder causes the ovaries to produce excess androgens, a male sex hormone, and sometimes to form small cysts.
including hair growth, and acne. Treating PCOS usually means addressing each symptom individually, but it is possible to manage.
PCOS results in a number of different symptoms, including: Infertility —Irregular or missed periods — Cysts in the ovaries — Excess body and facial hair growth — Acne — Weight gain — Balding or thinning hair — Patches of darkened skin — Skin tags
One of the symptoms of PCOS that can be difficult to live with is excess hair growth. Luckily, there are a number of options available for women with PCOS looking to remove excess hair. Treatments include the following:
The precise causes of PCOS are unknown. It appears to be at least partially genetic, so you have an increased risk if someone in your family has it. There also seems to be a link between PCOS and diabetes. Many women who have PCOS are also insulin resistant, which increases their risk of Type 2 Diabetes. Some medical professionals believe that being overweight can increase your risk of developing PCOS.
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