Some men may have hairy backs. Women can sometimes have hairy backs, too. Common beauty or fashion standards may make people feel like having a hairy back is undesirable or unattractive. In men, having hairy arms, chests, or faces tends to be considered more attractive than having back hair. This can pressure those with hairy backs to want to remove the hair. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and the opinion that matters most of all is your own. Having hair on your back may increase body heat and be uncomfortable during hot weather. In men, genetics is the most common cause of a hairy back.
You have a hormone imbalance
By Diana Pilkington for the Daily Mail. Shaving, waxing, plucking - many of us spend hours getting rid of body hair. But this week, singer Miley Cyrus decided to challenge convention and leave her underarms unshaved - perhaps she's onto something, as there may be health benefits to having an ample covering of fuzz. Here, with the help of experts, we explore why being hairy may be good for you. Singer Miley Cyrus this week shocked fans with this photo by challenging convention - and leaving her underarms unshaved.
Why being hairy can be good for you... whether you're a man OR a woman
Home Beauty Hair. Up to 10 percent of women have hirsutism , which is hair growth in a typical male pattern, according to the Mass General Research Institute. A frequent culprit is polycystic ovarian syndrome PCOS. So how to get rid of body hair? Mahmood says. These are the other clear signs you have a hormonal imbalance. According to the American Society for Reproductive Medicine ASRM , when estrogen levels decrease in menopause , androgens that had previously been held in check can cause unwanted side effects, like excess hair. And if you choose to shave to remove unwanted hair, find out the 10 proven ways to prevent razor burn. If you experience a sudden growth of extra hair, see your doctor an ob-gyn, endocrinologist, or dermatologist ASAP.
Search Search. Menu Sections. I have a daughter who has just turned four. She is a great little girl - bright and funny and is rarely sick. When she was born, she was quite hairy - she had a full head of black hair with lighter hair all down her back. As she got older, her hair got fairer and most of the hair on her back disappeared, but she is still quite hairy from the nape of her neck to her mid back. My husband thinks we need to go to the doctor to get her checked out. What do you think? Is it just one of those things or could it indicate a hormone issue? Should I bring her to the GP for bloods?