"It is a very unfair situation all us ladies are in, but I've watched 2 friends die of cancer and I've come to the conclusion if this is the worst thing that happens to me - well its not too bad! I know exactly what you mean about the…"
" Louise, my personal opinion is that it depends on how much hair you have lost. For me, I was at the point where my temples were gone and my hair was extremely thin through the crown. Honestly, I looked like Bozo the clown before I did all of…"
"Hi Louise. I am very sorry to hear about your struggle with this disease. I certainly felt that way when I was first diagnosed and I had some very dark days. I have grown to accept it and am now just navigating how best to live with…"
"Thanks so much for sharing your experiences Bloomingdalekid. I agree with you on taking the medications. I just don't feel my hair is more important than my health anymore. I also am not sure the drugs are making any difference. I…"
"LeeKath - I SO relate! I never did any medications because by the time I found someone knowledgeable enough to know what this was, my hair was too far gone. I did all of the products, shampoos, Toppik, etc and thought of shaving my head but I'm…"
"Hello Fi, I am sorry you have to join us, but glad that you have found us because this is a really good, supportive group that has helped me a lot :-)
Look into Lucinda Ellery, they have salons in the UK & do a free consultation and…"
"Louise, I am glad you are writing down your feelings as it definitely helps to get it out. I don't really have anyone else to talk to about this either, except for my hairdresser- who I am very lucky to have as she is very patient and…"
I am in the Cambridge UK and have been thinking about options for a hairpiece/integrated system etc. I have visited a few places for wigs and the problem for me is that I have a small head so not many fit me, and my hair at the…"
"The salon I go to deals with all kinds of alopecia, including FFA. I have a bonded system and, as many others on this forum have stated, I am not to the point of shaving the crown of my head in order to adhere the piece - right now I use…"
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