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What to Know About Women with Beards and Mustaches

Do you believe that a woman could grow a beard and moustache? It’s generally agreed that women should only have hair where it naturally occurs (i.e., on their privates), but facial, hand, and chest hair isn’t welcome in that category. Some people may assume a woman with a beard is a man unless they see her clearly dressed as a lady.

Women who sport beards often hear strange remarks, just as people of other cultures, religions, etc. have diverse perspectives on a wide range of issues. Some cultures believe that bearded women are unique and exceptionally intellectual, while others, such as those in Botswana, Kenya, and Nigeria, believe that these women are already wealthy or will become so in the near future. While women with facial hair in some cultures are viewed with suspicion and called derogatory names, this is not the case in others.

This article will shed light on the realities of female facial hair.

Bearded women are said to suffer from “hirsutism.” 1. Hirsutism is when a woman’s hormones trigger hair growth after puberty in regions where men typically develop hair.

The development of facial hair in females is rather typical, but “according to MedicalNewsToday,” it may indicate the presence of polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), a condition in which the body produces too much testosterone. Androgens are produced by all women, but their levels are typically rather low and do not lead to noticeable hair growth. High levels, however, have been linked to hirsutism as well as acne, a loud voice, and tiny breasts.

Third, a predisposition to facial hair development may run in families. The same facial hair that you may have spotted on your grandmother or mother at the same age may have begun to appear on your face as well.

Treatments include anti-hormonal medications, insulin stimulators, and oral contraceptives containing oestrogen and progestin.

https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hirsutism/symptoms-causes/syc-20354935

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