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I don't know exactly when the days start to pass so fast; my daughter is now 16 but still remember when I carried her in my hands (she was so little), my marriage was done so many years ago and the image in the mirror is the only that I can remeber (except whe I saw the family albums), so this is life now...
Added by Víctor Ratzeburg on April 17, 2019 at 4:48pm — No Comments
A Wisdom Story - The Three Hairs
There once was a woman who woke up one morning, looked in the mirror, and noticed she had only three hairs on her head. "Well," she said, "I think I'll braid my hair today." So she did and she had a wonderful day.
The next day she woke up, looked in…Continue
Alopecia is an autoimmune disease that affects hair growth on the scalp and entire body which results in minor or complete hair loss with slim chances of regrowth, for which there is no cure. For children especially, it is easy to imagine the detrimental psychological effects losing hair can have on self-esteem and…Continue
Added by PrincessElla on April 2, 2019 at 3:11pm — No Comments
I'm not a student, but I just wanted to let everyone know about a scholarship specifically for people with hair loss thats on wigs.com. It's $1000 and an essay contest and for people with alopecia and trich and chemo, etc. Thought everyone would like to know about this! …Continue
Added by Gracie'shair on April 1, 2019 at 1:30pm — No Comments
Since people have talked about the subject before, I figured I'd post this. Not sure if you can find it around the world yet but, they made a TV show about a girl who develops alopecia in India.…Continue
Please I am looking for help for my daughter she’s 19 and we are in New Zealand our doctors told us there is no treatment and we are desperate for any helpContinue
Instead of studying for a physics exam I have on Monday.. here I am venting my story of my random occurrence of my bald spots at 12:30pm.
Last month I received a bad spot on the top back of my head. I play collegiate softball in Missouri and was hoping my team doctor would say it was some rare thing that seemed to happened to me and it will never happen again... I was wrong. A week later another bald spot appeared. Multiple visits and referrals to…Continue
Hello everyone. I am so happy to find this online community. I was officially diagnosed with alopecia areata today and spent a lot of time crying. I am not new to auto-immune diseases with having Hashimotos and Celiac's already. My bald spots literally came out of no where and now I am trying to get my mind wrapped around what this means for me. The doctor prescribed a steroid to put on my scalp, and would like to hear the communities experiences and opinion on this. Thank you
My name is Nicholas, I come from Cyprus and I want to share my alopecia story. Couple of years ago I started having alopecia signs, a bald patch on my beard near my chin. At first, I didn't even pay attention because it was quite small. Unfortunately things got worse. One more patch appeared on my beard and then another 4-5 patches on my head. Needless to say I got really upset, so I visited a doctor whose reaction was unsympathetic and not at all reassuring. He just said that it is alopecia…Continue
Seems like an oxymoron, right?
How could there be advantages to this condition? It makes us alopecians feel ashamed. It makes us feel different. And it makes us live in fear, a lot of the time...especially if we're still at the stage of covering our patches with stick-on pieces or wearing a full wig.
It can even lead to us feeling anxious and depressed – something I have…Continue
Added by Emma on March 5, 2019 at 9:40pm — No Comments
I was watching the Dead last night, they have added a new character, It was a woman who Is the head of a clan, she Is bald, and no nonsense, and obviously shaved a full head of hair for this role, now my point, It would have been so cool If they had tapped lets say an alopecia site looking for aspiring actress with no hair, she could have kicked ass and got the word out, your thoughts, It dont happen all the time just every once In a wile something just pains me
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Hi everyone, a lot of things have changed since the last time I logged on (6 or 7 years ago, I did it with a hotmail user); I had several turning points in my life, started a few projects, some are succesful, others failed miserably, but I still on my feet and quite happy.
I wish everyone a happy new year, success in your plans and love, tons of love.
This is a restart in the best part of my life.
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Please look this up
My friend is wanting to donate her hair to an organization that makes wigs for individuals who have alopecia. However, her hair has been dyed. Does anyone know of a reliable organization that will accept her hair? I appreciate any help and responses.
Added by LA on November 14, 2018 at 4:39pm — No Comments
I've had hair loss since July 2013 when I was 16, The hair loss started on top of my ears, and slowly started on my crown in circular patches. I've always had very long and thick hair so It was always something I could hide until it started on the back of my hair and more on the sides and became extremely noticeable.
Anyway, I write this blogpost because I'm confused. My hair will grow back in some areas, but always fall out again during Spring time (in Australia it…Continue
74 year old white male. Starting getting bald spots in hair and in beard about 13 months ago. Looked on line and decided to heal myself. Started taking Quercetin 500mg 4 per day and drink buckwheat tea 2 times daily. My hair has started growing in and filling the bald spots on head and beard within the past 4 weeks. I honestly do not know if this self curing process is the cause on new hair growth or not. But it is not expensive and in my world it helped. Also I lost all of my eye…Continue
I have battling with alopecia since my early 20s. I continue to wear wigs because I’ve been embarrassed and a shamed for losing my hair. I decided to post this picture to help me face reality because I’m not alone. For a woman that is a very hard thing to accept , I have decided when I turn 50 I would no longer wear wigs but I move to Arizona that heat might make me change my mind LOL. I am 48 years old I single mother of four children, Hard-working person with a huge heart. The main thing I…Continue
Hi, Read about people using markers to make their wigs look "rooted," so I did -- not using Sharpies, but regular markers. Dumb.. All along the part now, the hair is broken and looks frizzled and fried. Took the scissors, cut off all the little pieces I could. but now it has that "wiggy" look that it didn't have before.
Have read about fixing frizzy synthetics on the net, but never about if there's a way to fix a frizzy part. So far, besides cutting, tried smoothing it with a…Continue
Added by jen on September 20, 2018 at 8:58pm — No Comments
20 years ago I bought my first Freedom wig and I was in raptures. The hair was absolutely beautiful with great movement and the fit was awesome. I did everything in it, but unfortunately I worked outside most of the day in the heat and after two years I decided it was just too hot to keep wearing it. So I put it away only bringing it out on rare occasions which I switched to lace wigs, then to thin skin wigs which became my favourite because it stayed on without glue or tape much like the…Continue
Added by Pat on September 16, 2018 at 3:16am — No Comments