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Low Ferritin in AA/AU patients

Started this discussion. Last reply by youarebeautiful Nov 23, 2018. 2 Replies

Hey All, I met a pretty sharp Dr. a few weeks ago. He mentioned that it's very common for AA/AU patients to have low ferritin (iron stores).In simple terms, Ferritin is a protein in our cells where…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Mohit Nov 1, 2018. 21 Replies

Hi All, I've been reading this forum since last Nov 2017, and almost feel like I know some of you here so thought I would join the community and introduce myself.I've always been an athletic guy, in…Continue

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TC replied to AlopeciaDestroyedMyLife's discussion Xeljanz (Tofacitinib Citrate): My experience on the trial
"Hey Newjack,  Try to remember that you went from no hair to pretty much full regrowth on 16mg. You results have been fantastic. I'm almost certain that the spots popping up are because you dropped the dose from 16 to 11mg too…"
Jan 2
TC replied to AlopeciaDestroyedMyLife's discussion Xeljanz (Tofacitinib Citrate): My experience on the trial
"Happy new year Mashloum. Congratulations to you and Anas. Hope he realizes what a great father he has.  All the best for 2019 and god bless. TC"
Jan 1
TC replied to AlopeciaDestroyedMyLife's discussion Xeljanz (Tofacitinib Citrate): My experience on the trial
"Too many people take advice on Internet forums and start popping vitamins and supplements thinking hey it's all natural and safer than medication so why not... Recently there was a story about a guy who was otherwise healthy, and just started…"
Dec 30, 2018
TC replied to NicoleT's discussion Tofacitinib Results after 9 Months
"Most with AU seem to respond at 15mg. Anyone recall if someone with AA had success with 10mg? "
Dec 29, 2018
TC and Cocopuffz17 are now friends
Dec 29, 2018
TC replied to NicoleT's discussion Tofacitinib Results after 9 Months
"Singh, that's great to hear mate! Really so happy for you. Hang in there. It's hard to be patient, I'm going thru the same thing, but try to remember that most people with AU didn't see any results on their scalps before at least…"
Dec 29, 2018
TC replied to Peciamom's discussion Continued shedding after xeljanz
"Hey Brock,  Sure, msg me whenever you like. I'd be happy to stay in touch.  I started with AA patches a little over a year ago around Oct/Nov 2017, then developed some patches on my beard area, arms, legs, eyebrows. The became…"
Dec 29, 2018
TC replied to Peciamom's discussion Continued shedding after xeljanz
"Hi, Generally, it takes a few months between when the immune system attacks a follicle until it weakens enough for hair to fall out so starting Xeljanz couldn't have prevented these hairs from falling if she started just 2 weeks ago. She should…"
Dec 22, 2018
TC replied to NicoleT's discussion Tofacitinib Results after 9 Months
"Nicole,  You look amazing! So happy for you.  Just started Xeljanz on the 1st. Hoping it works. What times do you take your AM & PM pills? With or without food?  "
Dec 3, 2018
youarebeautiful replied to TC's discussion Low Ferritin in AA/AU patients
"hanks for sharing both sides of the conversation.  I have low Fe and at one point my hair seemed to melt away.  But I started on iron supplements and castor oil for my hair, which really improved the situation.  We still don't…"
Nov 23, 2018
Nor75 replied to TC's discussion Low Ferritin in AA/AU patients
"This iron thing has been studied for ages, and they found little evidence for a correlation. Yes, people lacking iron loose more hair. But most people with AA do not lack iron.  I find it sad to see again and again how many morrons have a…"
Nov 22, 2018
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Nov 21, 2018
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Low Ferritin in AA/AU patients

Hey All, I met a pretty sharp Dr. a few weeks ago. He mentioned that it's very common for AA/AU patients to have low ferritin (iron stores).In simple terms, Ferritin is a protein in our cells where the body stores excess iron it doesn't need now, for use later, say when you're not getting enough in your diet. Essentially, it's a backup iron store/buffer for when we're low on iron. When that happens, the body starts drawing down from from those stores, but starts with what it considers to be…See More
Nov 21, 2018
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Nov 21, 2018
TC replied to AlopeciaDestroyedMyLife's discussion Xeljanz (Tofacitinib Citrate): My experience on the trial
"Hi NYGuy, 2 months is way too early to judge. Don't lose hope. Most people seem to start seeing results around month 4-6. Based on the posts on this forum, 15mg seems to be the avg response dose. I only say this because each 5mg pill is…"
Nov 11, 2018
TC replied to NicoleT's discussion Tofacitinib Results after 7 Month
"Nicole! Who's that pretty girl with the afro in the pic?!?!?! She looks just like you, only with HAIR! LOL I'm so happy for you, I'm doing back flips while typing this! :) It couldn't have happened to a nicer person! Have a great…"
Nov 9, 2018

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