Acceptance and coping (667)

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My story

My hair started shedding and itching almost a year ago and has't stopped. I had thick curly hair but now have about half of what I use to.…

Started by SugarLatest Reply

Seeking mental help but too afraid?

Some of you have seen my earlier posts about my difficulty of accepting my alopecia. Now I have other personal problems that are really har…

Started by LilacLatest Reply

New to alopecia and having a VERY hard time coping!

Hi all, This is my first time posting to the forum. Today has been quite hard to handle. Im going to purge my story: I started noticing sig…

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Emotional stress

Hello there,  I'd like to hear from you how you are coping with the emotional stress linked to alopecia. What I mean is: I have realized ho…

Started by Nat

25 2 hours ago
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New to this too!

Hello all,      It's so awesome to have a place to ask questions with people that are experiencing the same condition.  Mine started about…

Started by Mangostein

15 11 hours ago
Reply by Pam D.

Wanting the obsession to end

Hi, I have what is likely chronic telogen effluvium (as I have had it for far longer than 6 months now). I really want to stop thinking abo…

Started by alpine

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Reply by Pam D.

Guys I'm new and need your help!

So, I'm apologizing in advance for asking questions that I'm sure countless others have asked before. I'm taking this hair loss really hard…

Started by kdc2789

0 May 16

What if people find out?

Hey there! I am a fifteen year old girl with what looks to be the beginnings of AU. I have had AA for close to three months now, and it hon…

Started by Livkerp

10 May 16
Reply by cheshirecat

Blog posts

"I have begun a blog. Check it out if you are interested. I am learning about my voice."

Started by Camille Reinecker

0 May 3


I'm just having one of those cruddy days. I've been dealing with alopecia for almost my whole life, almost 30 full years.  It's just like,…

Started by ErikaJane23

1 Apr 19
Reply by Aimee

My story

My hair started shedding and itching almost a year ago and has't stopped. I had thick curly hair but now have about half of what I use to.…

Started by Sugar

5 Apr 12
Reply by Holly

Newly diagnosed. Beyond scared!

Hello all! I have been lurking on here since I got diagnosed which was a couple weeks ago, was very hopeful about my patches and wasn't gon…

Started by Drangel61

4 Apr 9
Reply by Drangel61

Newly diagnosed. Advice?

I found out on March 30, 2015, that I have Alopecia.  I wish I would have gone to the dermatologist sooner to find this out, but I kept on…

Started by Laurel Elise

1 Apr 2
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