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Question: hirsutism

 barks - Thu Dec 02, 2004 11:59 pm

I inherited hirsutism from my mother. I haven't got check out what the cause, but I believe that it might be insulin resistance. My question is could I be more sensitive with insulin resistance than my mother? I'm not obese, but I know even thin people can have insulin resistance. I have more facial and body hair than my mom; however, she is obese and eats a lot of carbs and sweets which would seem to increase new hair growth.
 Theresa Jones, RN - Fri Dec 03, 2004 5:14 pm

User avatar Hi barks,
Everyones body is different. It is very possible even though your not obese that you could be more sensitive with insulin resistance than your mom.

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