Women Growing Beard

Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)- Cause Of  Thick Hair Growth In Females

  • Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is the most common cause of hirsutism. The growth of thick female facial and body hair occurs due to the increased production of androgens by the ovaries. Multiple cysts are usually detected on the ovaries, either one sided or on both sides and other symptoms may include obesity,  irregular menstrual cycle, menstrual and lower abdominal pain, impaired glucose tolerance, premenstrual syndrome (PMS) and infertility.