April 2017 Blog Posts (14)

Hair growth

Hello everyone (someone-- whoever may be reading this). I wanted to make an update about my alopecia. Maybe 2 weeks after I got steroid injections in my two bald spots I had little hairs starting to peek through. Now weeks in I have a significant amount of hair growth not only on the bald spots, but I feel like it helped out my hair with volume. I'm happy to say that the treatment worked for me with just one dosage. Good luck to everyone out there dealing with their alopecia. May it go away and… Continue

Added by Daniedays on April 30, 2017 at 12:57am — 2 Comments

"I created my own beauty standards"

It amazes me how many people share their stories and triumphs about their alopecia.  I recently found another one that I think the community would benefit from.

 

By Lennox Bishop

...Fast forward to a few weeks after I…

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Added by Cheryl, Co-founder on April 29, 2017 at 11:41pm — 7 Comments

Alopecia tutorials!!

Hi everybody!

Here you are my Youtube channel in case you are interested on videos related with alopecia.

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwSIVpu2jMWFBzU-t_69ldA

See you there!

Hola, hola!

Aquí os dejo el enlace a mi canal de Youtube donde iré subiendo vídeos relacionados con la alopecia. Si os interesa, ahí va:…

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Added by trici_moralita on April 27, 2017 at 7:30am — No Comments

CNN - Girl with alopecia wins competition with gorgeous jeweled head

Source:  CNN/ By Alexandra Larkin

I agree with this mother that it is important to support your children with alopecia and help them understand that they are no different than anyone else with or without hair.

(CNN)Even without hair, 7…

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Added by Cheryl, Co-founder on April 27, 2017 at 3:13am — No Comments

"Meet the inspiring woman embracing her alopecia, even on her wedding day"

I recently came across an article about Kylie Bamberger, a member of Alopecia World. Below are some excerpts I would like to share:

“Kylie Bamberger looks every bit the blushing bride in her wedding photos.…

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Added by Cheryl, Co-founder on April 26, 2017 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Bald

So.... Had a very severe bout of hair loss. Couldn't hide the bald spots. With the support of my husband, daughters and great friends, I shaved it all off. Very freeing! My husband says I look sexy, my daughters love it. I feel supported. I have gone out to dinner and shows without a wig or any head covering. Since I live n Arizona, I have lots of hats too. Having fun with eye makeup.

Added by Anne Williams on April 23, 2017 at 2:05pm — 1 Comment

Organic 99% sulfur and hair growth

I've been taking organic sulfur for 2 months , a teaspoon a day and my eye lashes are growing back. Sulphur also helps phase 2 liver detox, so is good for getting estrogen and other steroid hormones out of the body faster, as well as toxic metabolites sitting around from phase 1 liver detox. I've never seen anyone whose phase 2 was as fast as their phase 1, have you? I think everyone can benefit…

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Added by Mike Staffieri RHN on April 19, 2017 at 8:06pm — 4 Comments

Attachment to Suffering. Why did I have to be the one to lose my hair?

“To be free from suffering, free yourself from attachments.”

 

They say being attached can lead to suffering, but we can also be attached to our suffering.

 

Every person living now is going through some kind of suffering……

 

There is death, sickness, poverty, injustice, cruelty, judgements, projections, failures, and insecurities.

 

Sometimes it is easy to forget that other…

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Added by gldean1988 on April 19, 2017 at 11:26am — No Comments

Eye lashes and facial hair are growing

Hi Friends ,
I have been gluten and dairy free for 6 mos. I also see a dermatologist every 2 weeks for a application of some type of medication to my scalp that forms a dermititis. I have. AU and my whole scalp looks like eczema.
I'm not sure if it's my new diet or treatment. But something is growing. Has anyone else had this experience?
Thank you ,
Suzana

Added by Suzi on April 18, 2017 at 9:30am — 3 Comments

Headbands, bandanas and turbans

Hi women!!

I like to use different headbands, bandanas and turbans in my day to day. It´s funny! You can combine with your clothes.

Hola chicas!!

Me gusta usar turbantes y bandanas en…

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Added by trici_moralita on April 11, 2017 at 4:00am — 2 Comments

Everything happens for a reason.

Here I am back on this site years later and I'm loving it ... 

I joined when I was around 14 years old and now I'm 18.

I was diagnosed with alopecia when I was just 4 years old. I decided to wear a wig when I was in 6th grade because I wanted to be like everyone else. Throughout the years I continued wearing them, although I didn't want to wear them any longer. It's hard you know, to just stop wearing wigs when everyone knows you as the girl with hair. But if I were to stop…

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Added by Nicky on April 11, 2017 at 12:13am — 4 Comments

Article Revelist Magazine about Alopecia

Here you have an article about women with alopecia in which I appear of the magazine Revelist.

http://www.revelist.com/ideas/what-alopecia-looks-like/7083

A huge kiss everyone.

Added by trici_moralita on April 5, 2017 at 4:44am — No Comments

Hello everybody

Hello everybody!

My name is Patricia and I was diagnosed with Alopecia Areata 10 years ago. I´m going to upload any kind of information you may find of interest. I also take this opportunity to tell you I have an Instagram profile which I share my life related with this disease. If you want to know more about me, you can find me as @trici_moralita

Hola a tod@s!

Antes de nada, me presento. Me llamo Patricia y tengo Alopecia Areata desde hace más de 10 años, ya casi…

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Added by trici_moralita on April 4, 2017 at 7:00am — No Comments

My story

I was just diagnosed about a month ago with A. Areata. It's so frustrating, I keep trying to see ways to improve this with nutrition, creams, meditation. I've read that it can be caused by stress and then on other sites it says it has no relevance. However about two months before this started I went through a tremendous stress at work. And I cannot help but think they are connected!

I just flew to Australia from Canada and came back a few days ago, while I was there I developed a painful… Continue

Added by Woof99 on April 2, 2017 at 11:53pm — No Comments

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