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My story

My hair started shedding and itching almost a year ago and has't stopped. I had thick curly hair but now have about half of what I use to.…

Started by SugarLatest Reply

Seeking mental help but too afraid?

Some of you have seen my earlier posts about my difficulty of accepting my alopecia. Now I have other personal problems that are really har…

Started by LilacLatest Reply

New to alopecia and having a VERY hard time coping!

Hi all, This is my first time posting to the forum. Today has been quite hard to handle. Im going to purge my story: I started noticing sig…

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College w/ Alopecia advice

I'm 18 and I will be going to college in a couple of months. I was diagnosed with alopecia last year and now I am bald and have no hair. I…

Started by Katie

20 on Thursday
Reply by Khy Ellie

Coping and treatment tips

Hi, my name is Brittany This will be a pretty short story. I started to lose my hair October of 2018. What started as a quarter size patch…

Started by brit071413

8 Mar 31
Reply by Gabe

Traveling With a Bandana

I was wondering what people's experience has been when travelling internationally. I am planning on wearing a bandana but wanted to know if…

Started by Chris Jeffer

12 Mar 23
Reply by john stuart

So, I Finally Did It And Came Out About My Alopecia

So today I finally did the thing that I've been working up to for the last few years, and told my close friends today about my life-long al…

Started by Dollhead

0 Mar 8

Breast cancer and alopecia

I am wondering if there is any connection or has there even been any study of women or men having cancer specifically Breast cancer who hav…

Started by Sandy B

1 Feb 29
Reply by Diana K

Dealing with alopecia at college every day!!

Hey everyone! I'm so happy that I found out about this alopecia foundation. I really hope it will help me. To start of, I should say that n…

Started by Amuneta

7 Feb 12
Reply by Austen

Alopecia and Addiction

Are there any of you who have used drugs and/or alcohol to cope with the stress of Alopecia? I noticed there are no groups for this area.

Started by Johnny Q

6 Feb 7
Reply by Bon

Big impact on life

I dealt with AA since 4th grade and it was pretty hard.  After the first few years, most of the time I was lucky and it wasn’t too noticeab…

Started by Elle

14 Jan 22
Reply by Susan

Alessia Cara writes essay about hair loss in high school Great article from the singer.

Started by Nammer

1 Jan 21
Reply by Austen

What if people ask?

When you are 18, supposed to be an exciting and fun time in my life, but 24/7 deal with AA!!!!  Been on this roller coaster for 2 + years..…

Started by Sam

14 Jan 15
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