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What Is Alopecia Areata?
If you are looking for a hair loss solution, it is really normal to feel possibly ashamed or scared or uncertain. You have no need to feel this way with us.
You want to feel safe and secure, and to know that everything that can be done for you, will be done.
It doesn’t matter who you are, what your age is, what your background is – you want to matter and be taken care of.
It could be a child with Alopecia who needs help; it could be a 90-year-old woman who wants to look as young as she feels inside and wants to keep her outword appearance reflective of how she feels inside.
What Is Alopecia?
If you are living with Alopecia, you are not alone. As many as 6.8 million people in the U.S. — 147 million people worldwide — are affected by alopecia areata. It is a common autoimmune disorder that often results in unpredictable hair loss. The condition can affect anyone, regardless of age and gender. Most cases occur before the age of 30, when you might start noticing that your hair is thinning.
In most cases, hair falls out in small patches (about the size of a quarter), though it can be more extreme. Sometimes, it can lead to the complete loss of hair on the scalp (alopecia totalis) or, in extreme cases, the entire body (alopecia universalis). Currently, there is no cure for alopecia areata. But the good news is that even when your disease is “active,” your hair follicles remain alive. This means that your hair can grow back again — even after a long period of time and even if you have more than 50% hair loss.
You want to find someplace that offers multiple solutions to help you with your hair loss. Since the scalp is the most commonly affected area, you want to be educated on your options, from trichology to hair restoration solutions.
You can also find more information on the National Alopecia Areata Foundation website naaf.org.
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