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Psychological Impacts of Altered Hair Growth in PCOS by kimmie1980ca Posted Fri 18 Jan 2013 7:39am Poly-cystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) affects as many as 10% of women and many more share some of the associated symptoms. As if it wasn't enough to have to cope with weight gain as a result of the altered hormone levels in PCOS , excessive hair growth on the face and body is also an issue and is thought to be the cause in up to 80% of women w ... Read on »
Tips On How To Remove Body Hair Naturally by Len S. Patient Expert Posted Thu 16 Jan 2014 3:00pm An article “how to remove body hair naturally” published on Vkool.com offers 11 simple tips that help people get clear and smooth skin. The article released on the website Vkool.com introduces 11 tips on how to remove body hair naturally. “How to remove body hair naturally” is a brand new article that is useful for people who want to lea ... Read on »
Health Tip: Help Manage Unwanted Hair by Medline Plus Posted Mon 26 Jul 2010 6:00am Here are some suggestions By Diana Kohnle Monday, July 26, 2010 (HealthDay News) -- In women, excess hair growth on the face or body is called hirsutism. It may be caused by abnormally high levels of male hormones. The American Academy of Family Physicians suggests how to manage unwanted hai ... Read on »
Medical Treatments for Hair Loss in Women by MensHealth .. Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:49pm LISA CLARK: We've all seen the commercials for the Hair Club for Men, ads for prescription medications for male hair loss, and even men's spray-on hair. But rarely do we see advertisements addressing women's hair loss issues. Surprisingly, hair loss in women is a common occurrence. It affects more than 30 million women in the United States alone. ... Read on »
Cushing's syndrome by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm Cushing's syndrome is a hormonal disorder caused by prolonged exposure of the body's tissues to high levels of the hormone cortisol. Sometimes called "hypercortisolism," it is relatively rare and most commonly affects adults aged 20 to 50. An estimated 10 to 15 of every million people are affected each year. What are the symptoms? S ... Read on »
IMPROVE PMS WITH NUTRITIONAL & LIFESTYLE CHANGES by Dr. Edward Leyton Medical DoctorHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 4:24pm “Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) is a common cause of substantial psychological and physical distress for women during their reproductive years. Forty percent of women have symptoms that are severe enough to disrupt some aspect of their daily lives; 5% are incapacitated by their symptoms.” So begins a review article by Dr. Sue Douglas in the Canadi ... Read on »
Friday, 23 October 2009 17:25 - Health Tips Newsletter February 2009 by Dr. Edward Leyton Medical DoctorHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Tue 17 Nov 2009 10:01pm February 2009 #050209 Monthly Health Tips Newsletter Accessing Resources for Empowerment(tm) This issue contains: Dealing with Premenstr ... Read on »
Wednesday, 01 April 2009 10:15 - Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) by Dr. Edward Leyton Medical DoctorHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Tue 17 Nov 2009 10:01pm “Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) is a common cause of substantial psychological and physical distress for women during their reproductive years. Forty percent of women have symptoms that are severe enough to disrupt some aspect of their daily lives; 5% are incapacitated by their symptoms.” So begins a review article by Dr. Sue Douglas in the C ... Read on »
UCLA and VA Researchers Accidentally Discover Compound that Induces Hair Growth By Blocking Stress Related Hormone-They Filed fo by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 16 Feb 2011 9:13pm What they found by accident was that astressin-B could also translate for use in human hair growth. It is known that the stress-hormone CRF, its receptors and other peptides that modulate these receptors are also found in human skin.  They were not looking for this but rather it happened along the way as they were studying stress related gastr ... Read on »
In the past few weeks I’ve ... by Pam Tremble Patient Expert Posted Wed 14 Jan 2009 8:42pm In the past few weeks I’ve learned a lot of new things about how my body is working – or not working, actually. I’ve read so much information that my poor brain is in information overload these days. So I thought I’d share a bit of it here in case it might help others who have PCOS and also share some resources that I’ve found helpful. ... Read on »