"I agree GLMV and so did my doctor. She called and chewed out pharmacist after he also changed my prescription from 12 months to 6 months since he told me to cut them in half. My doctor educated him about FFA and that the larger dose is needed…"
"I looked at their web site and the price is reasonable. They test the lgG reactivity and that is what you want. I did not take a sensitivity test. They were not available when I started this journey. When they were new they were very pricey. By that…"
"I have been dairy free for over 20 years and gluten free over 10 years. Through years of trying to figure out why I felt so bad, I developed leaky gut syndrome. Then it became a vicious circle. Eliminating the 2 top allergens helped a lot. You can…"
"I have been on 5mg Finasteride daily for almost 2 years for FFA. It has slowed the progression a lot and I rarely have itching or inflamed areas on my scalp. My dermatologist swears by Finaseride for FFA. A new pharmacist suggested I try 2.5 mg…"
"My dermatologist responded. She said they have not considered adding phototherapy due to the number of treatments needed close together and the distances her clients have to travel. (We live in the middle of the mountains of Colorado & nothing…"
Thank you for posting this. I have been getting rid of lots of products that were commercial and going with simple ingredients for a couple years. It is very helpful to have this list. I sent it to my dermatologist. I also asked her about…"
"I have been taking Finesteride for 18 months. My doctor doesn't want me to stop because she says it may not stop but definitely slows the progression of hairloss from FFA. I take 5mg daily. I've been skeptical until recently. I picked up a…"
I retired from doing and teaching massage therapy and moved to Colorado last summer.I love hiking, snowshoeing and cross country skiing. I'm in the perfect place to enjoy an active life. I was very recently diagnosed with FFA although I know I've had it for years. I kept asking doctors why my eyebrows were disappearing and they sent me for thyroid tests that were negative. I went for a skin check in CO and the dermatologist asked if I knew I had FFA. It's a relief to know and now I'm here gathering information.
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