Hirsutism in teens: A hairy situation

Hirsutism is a condition of unwanted, male-pattern hair growth in women. Hirsutism results in excessive amounts of dark, coarse hair on body areas where men typically grow hair — face, chest, and back. However, hirsutism is a medical condition that can arise from excess male hormones called androgens, primarily testosterone. It can also be due […]

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Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) Diet – Do’s and Dont’s

PCOS is a disturbance of metabolic function, which may present with any of the following features: Irregular or no periods Subfertility Acne and greasy skin Abnormal body hair PCOS is characterized by excess production of male hormones, hormonal imbalance and/or impaired glucose tolerance. On pelvic ultrasound, ovaries will appear enlarged with multiple small follicular cysts. […]

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Myths and Facts about PCOS .

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a condition in which there are numerous little cysts in the ovaries. These cysts can influence a woman’s fertility since they disturb hormone cycles. Normally women with PCOS have low levels of follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) and an abnormal amount of androgens (male hormones).   I would know if I had […]

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