March 2019 Blog Posts (6)

Alopecia in the Media

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.…


Added by JessicaStinkle on March 29, 2019 at 1:17pm — 1 Comment

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 help 

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 help 


Added by Mygirl on March 28, 2019 at 2:36am — 9 Comments

College Student

My Story, 

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…


Added by Taylor A. on March 24, 2019 at 1:33am — 2 Comments

Diagnosed today with Alopecia Areata

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 

Added by Cybergirl on March 19, 2019 at 10:03pm — 10 Comments

My alopecia story

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…


Added by Jiraiya on March 18, 2019 at 3:55pm — 2 Comments

Advantages of Alopecia

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…


Added by Emma on March 5, 2019 at 9:40pm — No Comments

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