Hair on Human Body
We all have hair let it be excessive or normal hair. There is little we know about our hair. Getting your hair to make you look better takes major time and effort.
Our hair is like a plant, follicles are like the roots and the upper part is like a stem without the leaves. Follicles are the reason why we have straight, wavy, curly or coiled hair types.
Most of time our ethnicity defines the hair type we have.
If you are an Asian like most of us, chances of you having curly hair or body hair fall is quite rare.The reason lies in our hair follicles.
Hair has a growth cycle. It is like being born, growing up and eventually waving goodbye to us.
The terms for these stages are:
This is when our hair has grown up and visible above the skin.
This is optimum time for waxing, shaving and hair removal.
In this stage when hair growth stops and the starts its decline toward hair fall.
Hair is released and eventually falls out.
Watch our video below to learn more about hair follicles and growth
As much as we lose our hair there is also the opposite issue which is excessive hair. Excessive hair can be subjective due to personal or cultural reasons.There are two main types of excessive body hair.
Hirtuism is simply having male-alike hair growth patterns such as beard in women.Clinical studies show about 5 to 10 percent of women suffer from Hirsutism.
Hypertrichosis(werewolf syndrome) is an unusual hair growth pattern that is not related with sex hormones.This is a rare condition in both men and women, with fewer than 100 cases documented worldwide.
Some other reasons are:
1. Genetic Inheritance
2. Hormones are Out of Balance
3. Polycystic Ovary Syndrome in Women
4. Adrenal Gland Diseases
5. Steroid Medications
Watch our video below to learn more about excessive hair and causes
There are times we wish we did not have hair on some parts of our bodies.Excessive or normal hair can give us hard times.
These can be hygiene issues, excessive sweating, and hair removal issues.
Watch our video below to learn more about unwanted effects of hair.
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