Wednesday, June 29, 2016

The Struggles are Real

Poly-cystic ovary syndrome is a surprisingly common condition, affecting up to 10% of women in the US. But despite it being so common, there's a whole lot that's still unknown about it: Experts don't know exactly what causes it, and as many as 50% of people who have it don't know that they do. 
Women's ovaries normally produce some "male" hormones called androgens, but women with PCOS make too much. That can cause missed periods, thick body hair, weight gain, and acne.
The talented and certified Paramedical Aestheticians at Uptown provide Electrolysis and Laser Hair Removal services for excessive unwanted hair, and a plethora of services and products tailored to help with acne, from even the most mild to severe.
Help with PCOS symptoms is available, if you know where to find it!
**Statistics courtesy of Prevention Magazine, photo courtesy of Shutterstock

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