What It’s Really Like to Have Alopecia Areata

Hair loss can make anyone feel insecure since it is one of those very visible features that are difficult to hide. It has long been associated with the effects of cancer treatments, so alopecia areata sufferers deal with looking “sick.” Alopecia is generally not a severe condition, but the emotional impacts of the unpredictable physical changes can …

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Common Myths About Alopecia Areata

6.8 million people in the U.S. are affected by alopecia areata. Alopecia is an autoimmune skin disorder that causes hair loss on the scalp, face, and other areas of the body. Many things are still unknown about it, including the cause, which makes people’s minds wander with mystery. Although there is still a lot to …

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Vitiligo FAQ

Vitiligo is a systemic disease affecting the largest organ in the body, the skin. It is a lifelong condition those diagnosed with will likely never be free of. The unpredictability of the loss of skin color and overlying hair color can be frustrating. Contrary to popular belief, vitiligo is not life-threatening or contagious. Learning more …

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How to Manage Living with Eczema

There are millions of people in the U.S. that are suffering from a chronic form of atopic dermatitis. Atopic dermatitis or eczema is the name for a group of conditions that cause the skin to become itchy, red, and inflamed. It is common and living with it can be a challenge. Eczema can affect people …

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Living with Hidradenitis Suppurativa: What You Need to Know

Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is a little-known skin condition that is complex and can go undiagnosed for years. The boils, nodules, and bumps formed are painful and can have severe effects on your daily life and emotional wellbeing. The key to managing HS and its flare-ups effectively lies in early detection. Here is what you need …

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How Do I Know If I Have Alopecia Areata?

The unpredictable hair loss and regrowth of alopecia areata can be challenging, and the symptoms can mimic other conditions. So, how do you know for sure you have it? A diagnosis can only be made by a physician, such as a dermatologist. However, by knowing the symptoms and causes, you can be on your way …

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Psoriatic Arthritis Classifications

Psoriatic arthritis (PsA) is a chronic autoimmune disease that affects millions every year. It can be diagnosed at any age, though it is most common between the ages of 30 and 50. There is no cure for PsA and the damage caused can be permanent, if not caught and treated early. Finding the right treatment …

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Thinking about participating in a clinical trial? Here are 10 ways you can benefit.

Why Participate in a Clinical Trial

The decision to participate in a clinical trial should be a thoughtful process where volunteers evaluate the pros and cons of the potential trial. The decision to participate is an important part of your healthcare and can be a bit overwhelming. To help in the decision-making process, we’ve compiled a list of 10 reasons participation …

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