Hirsutism is excessive hair growth in certain areas of the body. It's a problem that mainly affects women. It's often a long-term problem, but there are a number of treatments that can help keep it under control. It's a good idea to see your GP if you have hirsutism. They can look for any underlying cause and advise you about the treatments available. In many cases, it's not clear why this happens.
Tom Jones has long been a symbol of raunchiness, tight trousers and Cuban heels. But, according to new research, his excessive body hair could also mean he has high intelligence. It seems we have been wrong to write off medallion man. Dr Aikarakudy Alias, a psychiatrist, who has been working on the relationship between body hair and intelligence for 22 years, told the eighth Congress of the Association of European Psychiatrists yesterday that hairy chests are more likely to be found amongst doctors and the highly educated than in the general population. His research amongst medical students in America found that 45 per cent of male trainee doctors were "very hairy", compared with less than 10 per cent of men generally. In Kerala, southern India, research among medical and engineering students and manual labourers showed that both groups of students had more body hair on average than manual workers.
Epilobium hirsutum is a flowering plant belonging to the willowherb genus Epilobium in the family Onagraceae. It is commonly known as the great willowherb , great hairy willowherb or hairy willowherb. It is a tall, perennial plant, reaching up to 2 metres in height. The robust stems are profusely hairy with soft spreading hairs. They are long and thin and are widest below the middle.
While losing the hair on your head remains taboo — no man wants to contend with a receding hairline — it seems that the opposite is true when it comes to hair on the body. The Strip waxing salons which have eight outlets across the UK have seen a steep rise in men coming in for treatments in recent years and training manager Carleigh Rayner has a theory as to why. Men have become increasingly metrosexual in recent years, a term coined in the Nineties to describe a metropolitan, heterosexual man who is preoccupied with grooming and in touch with his feminine side. George Best's hair is on his head