"Thank you JessicaStinkle. How horrible to hear that from your original doctor. So glad you found someone else. Although she wasn't as experienced, it was good she asked questions of more experienced doctors. That is good to hear."
"I dont know if alopecia has anything to do w passing out but I had an experience of being extremely lightheaded and almost passinh out right around time when alopecia first started, which I never experienced before."
"My hair fell out relatively fast. From the time it started until it was all gone was about a month. So obviously the clumps of hair were pretty extreme. I went to my doctor saying my hair is falling out in very large clumps. She looks at me and says…"
I'm 41 and live in Washington State. I have had some form of alopecia for the past 34 years or so, but have been AU for the last 7 years. I have been married for 17 years, and have 2 children ages 9 and 13.
I'm currently working on a book about alopecia - including inspirational stories, information about challenges and choices we all make, and where you are in life because of your alopecia. It's multi-faceted.
I'm looking to hear from all of you and your stories, and what you've done to move from diagnosis to acceptance. If you'd like to be part of the process, please friend me here on AW.
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