Excessive Facial Hair (Female), Food Cravings, Sensitivity To Cold And Sensitivity To Heat

Reviewed on 6/15/2020

If a woman starts to get facial hair, there is often a problem with hormones, maybe even polycystic ovary syndrome or PCOS. Certain medicines or a family trait can also cause this to happen. But together with an increased appetite and inability to deal with heat or cold, this may point to a thyroid problem.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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