4 Causes of Androgen Excess in Women
If you suffer hair loss, facial hair (hirsutism), or acne, then you know all about androgen excess. Androgen means “male-hormone,” and your doctor may have gone so far as to test you for testosterone and other androgens. Or she may not have bothered to test, but simply diagnosed you based on symptoms. Either way, she probably prescribed an androgen-suppressing drug such as spironolactone.
But let’s think this through. Why do you have androgen excess? What else can you do about it? Continue reading..