PCOS & Alopecia: What You Need to Know
Do you have PCOS? (Polycistic Ovarian Syndrome) Or perhaps you have it and you are not aware. While many with PCOS grow thicker hair on their face and body, some experience hair thinning and hair loss, which is referred to as female pattern hair loss.
PCOS causes extra androgen production, resulting in virilization. This refers to the development of more masculine features, including excess hair in places where it doesn’t usually grow, such as the:
These extra androgens can also cause the hair on your head to start thinning, especially near the front of your scalp. This is known as androgenic alopecia or female pattern hair loss.
Did you know that Alopecia Angel can get you healthy and reduce the symptoms you experience with PCOS? Did you also know that PCOS is reversible. Just like alopecia, you can also reverse PCOS and live your healthiest life.
The program Alopecia Angel has created helps to promote health and wellness within resulting in noticeable health from the inward out. Soon you will see changes and health all around once you target the root cause, eliminate toxins, get you on track with diet and lifestyle and many more ways to treating your hairloss and health concerns.
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is one of the most common endocrine disorders in women, affecting 5-10% of reproductive-aged women. Diagnosis is generally made based on the presence of irregular menstrual periods, elevated male hormone levels (androgens), and polycystic ovaries. PCOS is associated with obesity, insulin-resistance, and an increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes. These metabolic and reproductive abnormalities predispose women to developing infertility and endometrial cancer, which is why early diagnosis and appropriate treatment are so important.
Exercise helps reduce hair loss because it reduces testosterone. It is also important to get adequate sleep every night because chronic insomnia can add to hormonal imbalances and cause weight gain.
Excess androgens and PCOS can be caused by many