Yna Garcia
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  • Anchorage, AK
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Should I use Rogaine?

Started this discussion. Last reply by chris_s Mar 27. 4 Replies

I'm 14 right now, and I started losing my hair when I was 12. Now I am bald. Should I use Rogaine? On the bottle, it says, "Continued use is necessary to increase and keep your hair regrowth or hair…Continue

How do you do sports with a wig on?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jody Gorski Mar 5. 2 Replies

I'm 14 now and I was diagnosed with alopecia last year.  I now have no hair on my head, but I still have eyelashes and eyebrows and everything else.  Ok so track starts in about a month, and I REALLY…Continue

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Wearing wigs at school

Started this discussion. Last reply by Matt Jinnings Apr 22. 10 Replies

School's starting tomorrow for me, and I'm nervous about wearing a wig. Does anyone have any advice in wearing wigs at school? Help! (I have alopecia totalis)Continue

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Matt Jinnings replied to Yna Garcia's discussion Wearing wigs at school
"I am confused and not sure about the dress you are going to wear for your first day school tomorrow. I am confused because is this dress authorized by your administration. If not, they will allow you to enter your classroom wearing a formal dress.…"
Apr 22
Dollhead replied to Yna Garcia's discussion Wearing wigs at school
"YAY! I was hoping that was the reason why we hadn't heard from you! Glad to hear things went well!"
Apr 17
Liza replied to Yna Garcia's discussion Wearing wigs at school
"So glad to hear that you are doing well in school. I wore a wig for many years and I finally got to the point of making my own. If you need anything , please let me know. I have dedicated my life to making wigs for people and appreciate beauty so…"
Apr 17
Jackie and Yna Garcia are now friends
Apr 15
Yna Garcia replied to Yna Garcia's discussion Wearing wigs at school
"Sorry for the verrrry late reply, but right now it is April 14, 2017. There's only about 1 more month of school. My school year went really well. Only a few people know that I wear a wig. Like all my friends know, but some people think my wig…"
Apr 15
chris_s replied to Yna Garcia's discussion Should I use Rogaine?
"my understanding is that rogaine helps existing active hair follicles grow faster but will not reactive follicles that are dormant due to autoimmune issues.  Our derm says the bit about hair falling out if you discontinue use is only…"
Mar 27
chris_s replied to Yna Garcia's discussion Should I use Rogaine?
"Nice to hear a story about someone making the best of their life in spite of their condition. thanks for sharing! "
Mar 27
Stacie replied to Yna Garcia's discussion Should I use Rogaine?
"Yna, you are too young to be using Rogaine.  Do not try any hair loss treatment without a doctor's input and advice.   You can absolutely do track with a wig.  There are wigs available for children/adolescents -- including wigs…"
Mar 26
Alo-mom replied to Yna Garcia's discussion Should I use Rogaine?
"Unfortunately with an autoammune condition Rogaine is not going to really do the job. I think it helps when there are spots of Alopecia but not when you have lost all of your hair. My daughter who was 22 at the time used it and the condition…"
Mar 26
Yna Garcia posted a discussion

Should I use Rogaine?

I'm 14 right now, and I started losing my hair when I was 12. Now I am bald. Should I use Rogaine? On the bottle, it says, "Continued use is necessary to increase and keep your hair regrowth or hair loss will begin again." Sooo is it worth it? Like did any of you try it and it grew back your hair? I'm scared that I would have to use it for like my whole life. Please halp me!!! Cuz I really wanna do track, but I can't with a wig on! Ughhh.See More
Mar 26
Yna Garcia and Claudia DePalma are now friends
Mar 25
Jody Gorski replied to Yna Garcia's discussion How do you do sports with a wig on?
"Have you checked out Freedom Wigs?  I have been active my whole life and love to swim.  I can do both in my Freedom wig.  "
Mar 5
Dollhead replied to Yna Garcia's discussion How do you do sports with a wig on?
"Hi, Sweetie! I have had alopecia areota since I was 10, and I'm 54 now, so yup; had to navigate the WONDERFUL landmine that is adolescence and high school in a classic cap wig because that was the only thing they sold back in the day. I did…"
Feb 27
Yna Garcia posted a discussion

How do you do sports with a wig on?

I'm 14 now and I was diagnosed with alopecia last year.  I now have no hair on my head, but I still have eyelashes and eyebrows and everything else.  Ok so track starts in about a month, and I REALLY wanna do it!  I don't wanna miss out on anything at school:(  All of my friends are doing it and I don't wanna be the only one that's not!  So how can I do it with a wig?  I'm using a "classic cap" wig right now, and I can't even change without worrying that it will fall off (cuz it does fall off…See More
Feb 27
Dollhead replied to Yna Garcia's discussion Wearing wigs at school
"How did your first week go? :D"
Aug 27, 2016
Dollhead replied to Yna Garcia's discussion Wearing wigs at school
"You're welcome! Don't forget to let us know how things went!"
Aug 23, 2016

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Single
About Me:
Diagnosed when I was 12. Now I'm 13:)
Do you have alopecia?
Alopecia totalis
Are you age 18 or older?
No - I am not 18 or older

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