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Excess body hair

A fascinating series of podcasts on Radio NZ called “Hair and Loathing”1 has stories of excess body hair, mainly on women, but men also get some attention.

The episode: ‘From peach fuzz to nipple beards’2 features Endocrinologist Dr Stella Milsom, who notes: "There are a few tell-tale signs, but most of it has to do with hormones." She says what's considered a 'normal' amount of hair tends to depend on your family history and ethnicity. But unfortunately, there's no real test to determine how much you should have.



  1. Hair and Loathing

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