PCOS, or Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, is a hormonal disorder known for disrupting the balance of sex hormones, particularly elevating levels of androgens, such as testosterone. This hormonal imbalance often gives rise to a range of symptoms, including hirsutism. In individuals with PCOS, excess androgens can trigger hair follicles to produce coarser and darker hair in specific areas, leading to the development of hirsutism.
Exploring the Link between PCOS and Hirsutism
Hirsutism, characterized by the excessive growth of hair in regions where it is typically more prevalent in males, such as the face, chest, and back, shares a close relationship with PCOS. Dr. Akanksha Tripathi, a Senior Consultant and Laparoscopic Surgeon (OBGY) at Paras Health in Udaipur, sheds light on this connection, stating, “PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome) and hirsutism are closely related.”
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