Hi everyone, I just joined the site and I've literally never talked about my alopecia to anyone before, so this is really scary for me. I've had alopecia areata since I was very young, I think my mom…Continue
"Hi Kayleigh, I’m new and extremely stressed about this too. I noticed my hair was thinning for about two years now but I thought it was just because I was stressed - or maybe in denial. In the last few months, though, it’s got too bad to…"
"Hello to everyone!
My name is Toni and I also have AA. It started when I was a freshman in college due to stress. I have attempted to hide it for twenty years. I have worn human hair as well as synthetic and have bonded and used other…"
"Jon Renau is my current synthetic. My HRA will reimburse me and if you don't have coverage that will pay for "hair", if you have a written diagnosis and order from your physician, you can deduct the entire cost on your taxes as a…"
I have traction alopecia that began when I was 14 y/o in trying to control my curly frizzy hair. 15 years later and only my parents, brother, 2 friends and an ex know about it. I use xfusion to cover it as best as i can, as long…"
"I hope you find it uplifting that most replies / repliers have shared essentially the same things. We all have been where you are, and are now in a different place and mindset. Hopefully, you will accept and be able to cope soon. "
"Kaleigh - I too have alopecia and have since the age of 8. I lost all of my hair all over. I've been wearing wigs all my life and have always felt as you feel now. Worried about what others will think. I'm 56 now…"
"Sad1995, so not true, I was just using him as an example. My best guy friend was almost totally bald and he was so handsome. He showed up at lunch with a hairpiece on and I did not know what to say. He never seemed to be without female suitors. My…"
"Hey Kaleigh, I have a similar situation. Lost my eyebrows in middle school, so I grew my hair out to cover the missing eyebrows. Was good until last summer when I was going into my Junior year of college, I started to notice the long hair I grew to…"
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