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Obamacare

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tom May 20. 4 Replies

I am devastating that congress has passed this bill to hurt so many americans. Those of us with Alopecia or those of us who love someone with this condition should be contacting their Senators and…Continue

Tags: NOW, Senators, your, Call

Los Angeles Support Group

Started Mar 25 0 Replies

I recently contacted a lovely lady who is running the Alopecia Support Group and it appears that this group is not that active at this time. Are there many Los Angeles Alopecians who would like more…Continue

Presidents proposed cuts to the National Institute of Health (NIH)

Started this discussion. Last reply by Alo-mom Mar 17. 3 Replies

We can talk all day long about this condition, but until we start to call our legislators and tell them that these proposed cuts are unacceptable we are all going to be waiting a lot longer for the…Continue

Tags: Research, Alopecia, to, Cuts

Beautiful you are.

Started this discussion. Last reply by gldean1988 Apr 6. 3 Replies

Alessia Cara writes a song that we all need to hear and listen to. She is no stranger to AA. Give it a listen, smile and know you are beautiful.

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Alo-mom replied to Nicolas's discussion Fake eyelashes for man
"Fake eyelashes can work for both sexes. Try looking at the brand Ardell 109. You can find them at target or CVS. If you need help learning how to apply check out utube. You may need to trim the length a bit. It could not hurt to give it a try. Use…"
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curly1982 and Alo-mom are now friends
Jun 5
Alo-mom replied to maggie's discussion bonded hair
"The security of a bonded piece must be a plus. I have heard of the glue eventually causing the head some discomfort . Since it is all lace you have to be sure it does not stretch. Since it is all lace there is the chance of it needed hair…"
Jun 3
Alo-mom replied to 123me's discussion Went wig shopping- question for those familair with wigs as im new to this
"This is where buying a wig can get very frustrating. The wig business can be very misleading. This is why I have had to take wigs for my daughter into my own hands. I learned about the hair, the caps, how the hair is installed, what type of hair we…"
May 20
Tom replied to Alo-mom's discussion Obamacare
"Let's wait to see what the bill looks like when the senate gets done with it. Obama care has crashed and burned It was designed too . Socialized medicine is a disaster . Ask a Canadian! Most treatments for Alopecia weren't covered anyway.…"
May 20
Alo-mom and 123me are now friends
May 9
lea replied to Alo-mom's discussion Obamacare
"Thanks for bringing this up and your support for AHC! Is far from a from a great, but does help so many and a step in right direction to coverage more, etc."
May 9
Alo-mom replied to Alo-mom's discussion Obamacare
"Actually,every cranial prosthetic we purchased for our daughter was reimbursed by our Blue Cross Plan with the proper documentation and diagnostic coding for the condition and the prosthetic itself. That being said, every insurance is different.…"
May 6
Pamela replied to Alo-mom's discussion Obamacare
"Oh settle down. Treatments, prostetics and drugs for Alopecia are not covered anyway. Those are considered cosmetic. People aren't going to die. You liberals are so quick to condemn any little thing. Besides that it hasn't passed in the…"
May 6
Alo-mom posted a discussion

Obamacare

I am devastating that congress has passed this bill to hurt so many americans. Those of us with Alopecia or those of us who love someone with this condition should be contacting their Senators and telling them to vote "NO" Please start calling now. Here are some key points you can tell the person who picks up the phone at your Senators office:I urge you to vote "NO" on the American Health Care Act.The AHCA will result in a loss of coverage for million of American This bill would be devastating…See More
May 5
Alo-mom replied to AmieS's discussion New here, VERY depressed!
"Hello, I truly understand what you are going through. I am the mother of a daughter in her late 20"s that lost all of her beautiful long brown hair. This was devastating to me, yet she has taken it beautifully. I think that my learning about…"
Apr 29
Alo-mom replied to AlopeciaDestroyedMyLife's discussion Xeljanz (Tofacitinib Citrate): My experience on the trial
"Knightsfan, Thank you. I agree I think Pfizer will be in the game. They are for RA, why not for AA. "
Apr 20
Alo-mom is now friends with blondfrog and Sweet Nana
Apr 19
Alo-mom replied to momoftwoboys's discussion Tired...just tired
"I would be glad to share the you different types of wig caps that are light and breath. Send me a friend request and I can send you pictures of these caps before hair is vented in so you can become more knowledge of what is out there. There are caps…"
Apr 19
Alo-mom left a comment for Sweet Nana
"Please let me know if there is anyway I can help you. I know as a mother the feeling of helplessness. "
Apr 19
Alo-mom replied to Airam-FFA's discussion i-grow laser treatment
"Please do not waste your money. "
Apr 19

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When my 22 year old daughter developed AU I really struggled to find her the best hair pieces possible. I found that salons for the type of wigs she wanted were in the thousands of dollars. I decided to do my research for over a year for human hair factories in China. I decided to go to China and found the best factory and met with the owner. My goal is to bring this knowledge to those who want to wear a wig. My passion is to help others to live a full and confident life. I would be glad to help anyone find the best human hair wig for medical hair loss at a price point that hopefully can work. These are all custom made and all hand tied units. Thank you for taking the time to read about my journey. All my best Lisa
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At 10:57am on March 7, 2017, asp2014 said…

Hey, Thanks for your reply. Currently I'm not living in the states but will very soon. I'm also a citizen in case that has anything to do with receiving help from Xelsource. My concern when I apply for the hardship program is getting stuck in the bureaucratic muck. Since a handful of folks have already been in the trenches I was hoping I could get the ins and outs to have a seamless and hassle-free experience. It's great to hear that the folks over at Xelsource are nice and helpful.  

At 3:27pm on June 4, 2016, Lexi said…

Hi....when you buy from China, do they also have online website to order from? 

At 10:06pm on March 27, 2016, LeslieAnn Butler said…

Hello and welcome!

How are you and your daughter today?

At 11:24am on March 9, 2016, laurenseav said…

I added you as a friend. Thanks for responding. Not too many do. I bought a human hair wig from China at XCSUNNYHAIR. It was inly $233 Elaine buys hers there and says they last a few months, but she bonds hers on and wears blond which does';t last as long. This is my first attempt with human hair and i am very nervous. I bought a full lace, non glue less wig. I dont plan to wear it daily, so maybe it will last longer.  I am tired of the synthetics, as they are not as thick as they used to be. I think Noriko changed fibers, definitely not as good as couple years ago.  Figure this is cheap foray into human hair. Will see I have had Alopecia for 39 years and its ruined a lot of my life. I live in AZ and the heat melts, ruins long synthetic wigs. The underneath gets so tangled up and no matter what i do for maintenence, constant struggle What do you use to keep long synthetics looking good?. 

 
 
 

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