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7-24 Ninja Warrior show has Alopecian

Started this discussion. Last reply by JessicaStinkle Oct 7. 2 Replies

American Ninja Warrior is going to have a guy named Kevin in the competetion tonight who just happens to have Alopecia. The promos say he has no hair and that he is a role model for kids just like…Continue

Can we talk about keeping a wig on a bald head, and other things?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Stacie Apr 30. 1 Reply

I noticed that a lot of the discussions were started about 3 years ago, and surely there is new products and information available.I wore wigs back in the 69s & 70s, then started again about 4…Continue

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hagster replied to Kristy Williams's discussion Hello everyone...
"What is a 'good hair specialist' and where do you find one?  Doubt that they teach much useful stuff in beauty school about hair loss.  Most just want to work with clients with full heads of hair."
hagster replied to Kristy Williams's discussion Hello everyone...
"And just what are we supposed to find as alternatives for hair loss on a "write an essay for you" website (from the link you provided)? We suggest shave because of the amount of hair loss.  When you only have 20-30% of your hair (or…"
hagster replied to Donna's discussion I’ve read some that Tramadol can cause hair loss
"A study concluded hair loss occurred in people over 60 who are taking Humira along with Tramadol. Humira can also cause Lymphoma (cancer). The Tramadol did not cause hair loss. And, I bet they were talking about hair loss as in thinning like after a…"
Oct 9
JessicaStinkle replied to hagster's discussion 7-24 Ninja Warrior show has Alopecian
Oct 7
hagster replied to K-Dunk's discussion Daughter with Alopecia and results with a product we are trying
"So, he lost his hair after being separated from you?"
Oct 5
hagster replied to K-Dunk's discussion Daughter with Alopecia and results with a product we are trying
"I'm sorry that you misread what I said and then jumped to conclusions yourself. I was being sarcastic about how a 2 year old would have stress, not stating a supposition of fact. My point was figuring out stress for a 2yo; They really…"
Oct 5
hagster replied to K-Dunk's discussion Daughter with Alopecia and results with a product we are trying
"I'm curious as to how a 2yo has so much stress that he loses his hair.  Unless his parents are blinking idiots and fight all the time. Remember that there is no cure.  Only (possible) times of remission."
Oct 4
hagster replied to Kaijax's discussion Shots?
"I am one of the exceptions around here because I accept that I lost all my hair last year and just dealing with things as they come. I lost about 70-80% of my scalp hair in just a couple of weeks, so shaved my head on New Years Eve. Have only shaved…"
Sep 28
hagster commented on BrianH1972's blog post Off the Xelganz
"There are no authorities. Not even Derms know much. It was probably a fluke that someone noticed that a few peeps on Xelganz were regrowing hair if they had AA. We with AA just have to keep looking at new info, sharing what we know or find out…"
Sep 26
hagster replied to alopeciamum's discussion Hair regrowth in two patients after fecal microbiota transplant (FMT)
"The transplantation of fecal matter (human poop) was used for antibiotic drug usage which resulted in diarrhea. pretty far fetched. Fix the reason for using antibiotics - in children usually chronic ear infections needing tube insertion- to…"
Sep 26
hagster commented on BrianH1972's blog post Off the Xelganz
"Not a preventative. They are for after the fact."
Sep 26
hagster commented on BrianH1972's blog post Off the Xelganz
"Sorry ... will finish my comment. The question: is it possibly worth your life to have hair? Each person has to answer that for themselves. Are their other alternatives? Maybe. Sounds like some peeps around here have had some improvement thru…"
Sep 26
hagster commented on BrianH1972's blog post Off the Xelganz
"Frrankie - Humira is also for certain autoimmune diseases. My Derm wanted me to try it for my Granuloma, but I couldn't get past the high incidence if users getting Lymphoma (cancer). Plus my son & d-i-l are both docs (PhDs in microbiology…"
Sep 26
hagster replied to TMB's discussion Jak Inhibitor Drugs
"My Derm and I decided against Xeljanz because of other autoimmune diseases I have and problems I've had in trying to treat them. But, he did say that a topical Xeljanz is coming next year and it won't be so hard on the body. So, we decided…"
Sep 26
hagster replied to kendall123's discussion Hair shedding process, need some answers. :)
"AA is an autoimmune disease and therefore inside your body. Don't fault your Derm as many don't know anything about it; some do scalp shots, some suggest minoxodil, some so squaric acid treatments, and some do nothing. AA is so…"
Sep 25
hagster replied to RabidRabbit's discussion Alopecia areata and possible connection to scalp problems
"I know that many with AA have said that they have tingly scalps, some get breakouts like pimples, and some have extreme dryness or oilyness. I am going to suggest that you go to the upper left of the page and find the link for All Discussions;…"
Sep 25

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At 8:23pm on May 26, 2017, Jan said…
I too grew up in the 50's and 60's and I hardly ever read of anyone getting Alopecia when they are middle aged. While I found my first spot last August, it got bigger. Only I could see it unless I pulled my hair back. More spots came and hair grew back. Again I am losing hair, but no one can see but me and my hair stylist. I commend all the people that have self acceptance but I wonder if the older you are at the time of the fist occurrence the more self conscious you are.




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