TEST YOUR MEDICAL IQ
A. sun spots.
B. an overactive immune system. C. the inability to feel hungry.
D. male-pattern hair growth
Answer: D. Hirsutism is excessive female hair growth in areas where hair is more typically visible in men: the face, neck, back, chest, belly and so on. Involving a surplus of androgens, hirsutism can be caused by heredity or menopause, but it can also point to polycystic ovary syndrome or a tumour on the adrenal glands.