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Watch out for these signs of high testosterone in women!

Though most people think testosterone is 'masculine hormone', but the fact is that ovaries produce both estrogen and testosterone.

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: Though most people think testosterone is 'masculine hormone', but the fact is that ovaries produce both estrogen and testosterone. In women, testosterone are released in small quantity in the bloodstream. However, in some women, the levels of this hormone increases mainly due to Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS).

Here are some signs that shows high testosterone in women:

Irregular periods

Your periods will become very irregular if the cause of high testosterone levels is PCOS.

Weight gain

If your testosterone level increases then you will suffer from sudden weight gain.

Acne

You will suffer from more severe and persistent acne that don't get treated easily with medicines if you have high levels of testosterone.

Hair loss

If you start losing hair then it could also be a sign of high testosterone levels.

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