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Every part of our body tries to communicate with us and lets us know if there is something wrong with our nutrition. Like our nails and our head hair, our body hair says a lot about our current health level too!
Let's have a look and check if we too are exposed to any of these revelations.
Different ethnicity have different kinds of hair, namely Vellus (short hair) and terminal hair (long hair). The ethnicity with the least amount of terminal hair is Asian, whereas people of Hispanic and Middle Eastern descent typically have the most.
The autoimmune problem can be sniffed if you are going through body hair loss in circular patches. Also, the male pattern baldness or Alopecia can mean some problem with your autoimmune system.
Hirsutism is a condition in women which leads them to suffer from male hair on their body parts. This unusual and unwanted growth of hair in women is both embarrassing and alarming and points towards hormonal imbalance. There is no particular cause and cure of this imbalance and hence a doctor's visit may help.
Hirsutism, accompanied by irregular periods can be a typical problem. Polycystic ovarian syndrome can be the cause for Hirsutism and this leads to swollen ovaries filled with a fluid.
If your testosterone and DHEAS level increases, your body might be home to a tumor that is releasing male hormones. Seeking medical attention is the best you can provide yourselves within this condition.
Everybody knows that losing about 100-150 hair a day is normal and everyone has his own hair cycle. This means they can shed hair at different times of the year. However, shedding more than that over a large span of time can mean serious iron deficiency!