Imagine this: Years of dedication and hard work towards my first masters degree. With the finish line in sight, my heart filled with nothing but excitement and bliss for what my future holds, only to wake up to spots of bare skin where my hair would usually be. I had interviews and meetings that I was prepared for. I had no doubt in my mind these meetings would open doors to the future I had dreamt about for the past 8 years. Now I felt nothing but self consciousness and anxiety. How…Continue
Added by Sharon Weinberg on July 31, 2018 at 12:56pm — 1 Comment
Hey everyone! My name is Allison and I'm new to alopecia world! I wanted to seek advice on my eyebrow. Recently, I lost half of my right eyebrow. I see some hairs growing in, and I was wondering how long it might take to grow completely back. Also, is there a way to prevent more eyebrow hair from being lost?
Added by Allison on July 29, 2018 at 3:06pm — 2 Comments
I havent really been doing treatments for my alopecia areata right now and its been 10 years, since I have alopecia. I was kind of seeing a hair specialist and told me my hair is going to grow back but don't know when. I'm thinking of starting treatments again so the whole process can be faster. I had thyroid cancer and got stressed out and lost my hair bacause of stress. Does any one know of treatments that work…Continue
Added by kayla on July 26, 2018 at 12:30am — 7 Comments
Harvard Medical School is conducting a short survey about out of pocket medical costs associated with alopecia areata
A research study being conducted by Brigham and Women’s Hospital is seeking to learn more about understanding the out of pocket expenses for patients with alopecia areata. …Continue
Added by JessicaStinkle on July 23, 2018 at 9:31am — 2 Comments
What the journey we go through with this thing called alopecia areata.
I've just returned from the www.naaf.org conference and want to let you know that once again I had another, yes another wonderful experience of my life!
I celebrated with old friends and met new friends.
Thank you all for you being you!!!
Love and hugs!
Added by JeffreySF on July 6, 2018 at 2:35am — 11 Comments