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What Causes Acne In Women With PCOS?

Dec 24, 2017

One of the underlying cause of PCOS is elevated levels of male hormones or androgens. While a female body also produces androgens, their levels are usually very low acne.

However, in PCOS, there is an overproduction of androgens. This causes a lot of the PCOS symptoms like excessive hair growth, called hirsutism (especially on the face, arms, legs, chest, and back), thinning of hair (male pattern hair loss from the head) and acne’s.

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Acne in PCOS is usually prominent on the jawline and is of the painful kind. It is also emotionally disturbing. Anything that reduces the levels of androgens helps immensely in resolving many of these symptoms, including acne. You can read more about natural treatments for PCOS acne’s in this article.

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Mahesh Jayaraman
Mahesh is a hormone health counsellor & holistic health expert. He has a Mastery Certification in Functional Blood Chemistry Analysis from the US, is certified in Functional Nutrition from Washington State University and uses a wide array of healing modalities to guide his clients to vibrant health and well-being.