How Does PCOS Cause Hair Loss?

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Women with PCOS have higher than normal androgen (testosterone) levels. A hormone called Dihydrotestosterone (DHT) is converted from testosterone and it binds to the hair follicles, making them go into their resting phase sooner than they should. This means that with each growth phase of the hair, the hair becomes thinner and thinner, thus affecting the normal process of hair growth. Keywords: hair loss pcos; pcos hair loss
How do I inquire if I have pcos
Your doctor may check your blood pressure, BMI (body mass index), and waist size. She may also look at your skin to check for extra hair growth, acne, and discolored skin, which can all happen if you have PCOS.
Pelvic exam: This is just like what happens when you get a regular checkup. Your doctor will look at and feel areas of your body including the vagina, cervix, uterus, fallopian tubes, ovaries, and rectum, checking for anything unusual.
Pelvic ultrasound (sonogram): This produces an image of what your ovaries look like. For the ultrasound, you lie down and the doctor briefly places an ultrasound device in your vagina. The doctor will check for cysts in your ovaries and how thick the lining is in your uterus. That lining may be thicker than normal if your periods aren’t happening when they’re supposed to.
Your ovaries may be 1½ to 3 times larger than normal when you have PCOS. The ultrasound can show ovary changes in about 90% of women who have PCOS.
I was told that I had PCOS in the March. I have many annoying symptoms in the past, the most conspicuous two of which is my weight and my hair.

On the one side, I have gained about 15 pounds. And on the other hand, I have witnessed my hair to become thinner and thinner. And I have cut my hair short and changed my diet. I don't take in any diary now and I have  been taking cinnamon fish oil and magnesium supplements. But even though, I cannot see any improvement. The hair just doesn't grow. I am now so anxious and nearly to give up.
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