This story now
IN Health & Fitness ON 28 Aug, 2016
A woman's body goes through changes during every stage of life. Be it puberty, adulthood, pregnancy, or menopause. Every woman wants to look her very best at every stage of life, but not many can afford expensive cosmetic treatments to look good.
Usually, most of the women suffer from a condition that results in excessive hair growth on the face. No matter how many beauty treatments they go through and how healthy they eat, these women just don't seem to find a cure for the facial hair.
But there's a specific medical condition that causes facial hair growth in females. Let's check out how to treat it.
PCOS is an endocrinal condition that affects the ovaries. There is a presence of cysts in the ovaries that results in hormonal imbalances in the female's body. It can be caused due to various factors like medical, food-related, or environmental.
Along with this, the female hormones (estrogen and progesterone) are deficient in this condition and hence, there is an influx of androgens which results in the overgrowth of facial hair in a woman. There is at least one in hundred women being diagnosed with this condition and suffers from severe symptoms along with facial hair growth.
Along with facial hair growth, the women can develop a heavy body structure and husky voice.They can also face trouble in getting pregnant due to high amounts of male androgens in their body. Their ovaries don't function properly due to the presence of cysts.
Laser hair treatments can be done for the facial hair growth. It might take nearly 4-5 sessions to remove all of them, but it is definitely effective.
It results in large pores with heavy oil secretion which can lead to acne. It could also cause flaky skin and dandruff.
PCOS causes an increase in the frequency of periods, or reduction. The woman can experience menstruation more than once a month, or once in a few months. They would also be very painful and spasmodic in nature.
Generally, body fitness should be the priority when it comes to women suffering from PCOS. A healthy diet, a good workout regime and avoiding any junk foods could control the condition up to a certain extent. If the doctor suggests any vitamin or health supplements, it should regularly be taken.