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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.
Sincerely,
Rntdj

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