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I currently have a disease called alopecia areata. I have lost ALL of my body hair... No eyebrows, eye lashes, NOTHING. I have lived like this for many years but it didnt use to bother me as much as it does now. what can I do to make myself feel better?

By August 1, 2011 - 5:24pm
 
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thank you so much!

August 1, 2011 - 7:22pm
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Hi,
Coping with a dramatically altered body image is very difficult. You must have a deep inner strength to have dealt with the consequences of alopecia all of these years. Now, you need to find support to renew that strength. This website has a number of articles, videos and personal accounts from members who are coping with this condition. Here are a few links:
http://www.empowher.com/hair-loss/content/alopecia-what-are-your-earliest-memories
http://www.empowher.com/hair-loss/content/alopecia-does-it-help-you-talk-other-women-hair-loss
http://www.empowher.com/community/share/j-lo-alopecians-hero
You may find Susan Beausang's SHAREs very inspiring.

August 1, 2011 - 5:48pm
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