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Susan Boyle And A Female Hairiness Health Warning

by | 17th, April 2009

MEDIA SCARE story of the day comes via the BBC , where hairy women lean of the Female hairiness health warning”. Can Susan Boyle , aka The Hairy Angel ‘, be worked into the story? Read on…

No only are hairy women hairy but they are about to die horribly, choking on their hair ball or being prodded with sharp sticks by angry villagers.

Excessive hairiness in women is not just a cosmetic problem but is likely to be a sign of an underlying medical condition, say UK doctors in a report. Five to 15% of women have excess hair, and a hormone disorder is the most likely cause in many cases, they said.

Women with the problem should not be afraid to seek medical advice, the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists report urged.

No they should not. But how to go out in public when hairy? Sure, Hairy Angel Susan Boyle can come to their aid and be a spokesperson, nay, role model, for hairy women. But until then, what to do?

Report author, Dr Rebecca Swingler, a specialist registrar in obstetrics and gynaecology at St Michael’s Hospital in Bristol, said the condition, known as hirsutism, is distressing and can be particularly upsetting for young women.

Well, if the science says being a hairy woman is upsetting,

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