Acceptance and coping (762)

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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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Wish I would lose more hair or none at all

Hi, I'm new here. I was diagnosed AA in 2014 when I found a spot that grew quite large above my left ear. It did eventually stop and grow b…

Started by marmay

6 1 hour ago
Reply by Kathsia


My daughter was recently diagnosed with AA. After medicine failed to work i went holistic route Has anyone ever tried this? Within a few we…

Started by DJS

4 on Tuesday
Reply by DJS

When did you develop AU? Is the highest probabilities during childhood?

I have heard that AU usually develops at younger ages (childhood) or during teens and some people develop it at larger stages in life quite…

Started by Patchylatchy

19 on Sunday
Reply by Gon

Accepting today: Beyond fear and loathing of alopecia universalis

The date and time of when I found my first spot is lost in the fog of what I can remember. I do recall looking at the dime size spot on the…

Started by SeanS

8 Mar 13
Reply by SeanS

When people try to be nice (and fail)

Going through AA taught me a lot. One of the biggest lessons (although I already knew this---guess I need a reminder sometimes) was that I…

Started by gldean1988

2 Mar 7
Reply by gldean1988

Social anxiety

Hi Everyone! I've been struggling with severe social anxiety ever since I started losing my hair a year ago.  I am terrified of people aski…

Started by Dayna

6 Feb 27
Reply by OneBaldMother

Why aren't men attracted to bald women?

This is the most fustrating part about being bald. If you're not already dating or married than there's no hope of finding a mate. Not talk…

Started by Pebbles

68 Feb 25
Reply by Tom

First bald spot

Hi all, nice to meet you. I'm very happy to have found this community. I haven't officially been diagnosed, and this is all BRAND NEW for m…

Started by january5th2016

15 Feb 22
Reply by mom23littles

Hair coloring for what hair I have?

Anyone is it safe to color your hair? Or will the hair loss become worse? Starting to get alot of grey hairs. ughhh! Linda

Started by Linda

9 Feb 21
Reply by Ami Young

Well...I'm losing my hair. It's totally offical

My hair is getting thinner and thinner. I almost hate I have androgenetic alopecia.. Yes , it thinning slowly kinda helped me accept that's…

Started by Stars-r-Aligned

8 Feb 19
Reply by Marco





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