August 2018 Blog Posts (2)

Cause ?

I think it's funny how everyone categorizes Alopecia Areata ,Totalis, And Universalis as an Automune disease .  I'm not saying that it's not , but I was told by a number of specialists that it is just "believed " to be an autoimmune disorder.  I was told that there isn't 100 percent solid proof of it being autoimmune. I was told that the cause is unknown.  There are theories as to why it happens, autoimmune being one of them.  And I was told that research is still being done regarding the…


Added by CET1993 on August 8, 2018 at 7:10pm — 4 Comments

New to major AA hair loss

I am new to this site but dealing with AA for about half my life (25 years). My AA has suddenly acted up and I have lost more than 50% of my hair. I wear a headband but even then, my spots sometimes show. I was on prednisone for a while, which helped, but my doctor kept reinforcing what I know is true - that is not good to stay on that for long so I stopped. Well now I am trying squaric acid with no effect yet. I am sometimes just so embarrassed to wear head scarves and to know my spots are…


Added by Ev on August 8, 2018 at 12:28am — 6 Comments

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