Alopecia areata is a type of hair loss that occurs when your immune system mistakenly attacks hair follicles, which is where hair growth begins. It usually starts with one or more small, round, smooth patches.
This disease affects approximately 2% of the population overall.
this is a support group for those who have alopecia (or have loved ones with alopecia). Information shared should focus on your own thoughts, feelings and experiences. Opinions are welcome but should not be misconstrued as medical advice. Auto-immune disorders are individual disorders. What works for one person may not work for another.
Latest Activity: Jan 31, 2023
Hi Everyone,I'm new here, so I apologize if I'm missing something. I think I belong in this group based on what my dermatologist told me.I have a weird form of alopecia that seems to run in my…Continue