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What Your Looks Say About Your Health

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Body hair

Hair where you don't want it is embarrassing for sure, but it also can be a sign of more concerning health problems.

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), a common cause of increased hair growth in women of childbearing age, can cause infertility and infrequent, irregular, or absent periods. More than 70% of women with PCOS have hirsutism, or excess hair growth, typically appearing on the face, chest, stomach, back, hands, or feet.

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