Hirsutism Treatment

Excessive facial hair growth in a female is known as facial hirsutism. It affects 1 in 10 women in the UK and, despite its prevalence, can cause psychological effects such as self-consciousness and stress. The most common area for extra hair growth is the face, although it can also occur on the chest, lower stomach and lower back. Most women decide to try and treat this condition, and EU Meds offers treatment options to do so.

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Hirsutism is a condition characterised by excessive hair growth in areas where hair is typically more pronounced in males, such as the face, chest, and back, in women. It is often caused by an imbalance of hormones, particularly increased levels of androgens like testosterone. Hirsutism can be distressing for individuals and may affect self-esteem and quality of life.

While hirsutism cannot always be cured, it can be effectively managed with treatments that target the underlying cause and reduce excessive hair growth. Treatment options may vary depending on the severity of the condition and the individual's health status. It is essential to work closely with a healthcare provider to develop a treatment plan that meets individual needs.

There are natural approaches that may help manage hirsutism symptoms and reduce excessive hair growth. These include dietary changes, such as consuming foods rich in antioxidants and anti-inflammatory nutrients, and maintaining a healthy weight. Some individuals may find relief from symptoms by managing stress levels through practices like yoga or meditation. It is important to note that you should always consult with your doctor to ensure that natural treatments are safe and suitable for your condition.

Hirsutism treatment aims to reduce excessive hair growth and manage associated symptoms. Treatment options may include medications to block the effects of androgens, oral contraceptives to regulate hormone levels, or topical treatments to reduce hair growth. In more severe cases, procedures like laser hair removal or electrolysis may be recommended.

Hirsutism treatments come in various forms, including oral medications, topical creams or gels, and medical procedures. Oral medications such as anti-androgens or oral contraceptives are commonly used to regulate hormone levels. Topical treatments may include creams containing eflornithine, which can help slow down hair growth. Medical procedures like laser hair removal or electrolysis provide longer-term solutions for hair reduction.

Many hirsutism medications require a prescription from a healthcare provider. You should always consult with your doctor or healthcare provider for advice on whether a medication is suitable for you. Please note that at EU Meds, all requests for the supply of prescription medications are subject to an online clinical consultation, and the decision to prescribe will be made by a doctor.

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  1. Choose the right treatment

    From the comfort of your own home or out on the go, choose the treatment you require from our extensive range.

  2. Complete an online consultation

    A vital part of our process, your online consultation will be similar questions to that of a GP. Quick and easy, we guarantee privacy and confidentiality.

  3. Delivered discreetly

    One of over 100 of our partner regulated EU pharmacies will dispense and ship the treatment to you.

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