Coping Strategies for Alopecia Areata

Alopecia Areata can bring a lot of change into your life. This condition comes as a shock to many people who may not have heard of it before. Alopecia Areata can be unpredictable. That’s true even for those with previous experience or a family member living with the condition. If you find alopecia stressful, or scary, or hard to cope with, you’re not alone. Millions of people live with Alopecia Areata world-wide. Many of them struggle with the same things. Tools and techniques exist to help ease the way, and there is support available.

A lot of research has been done on coping with Alopecia Areata. AAAF has been funding psychological research into this condition for ten years. Coping strategies are tips and tools that can help individuals manage their alopecia in a way that supports them. How you manage your alopecia is your choice. All people with alopecia deserve to feel comfortable and confident with their condition. These are a few tips, techniques and strategies that research has found can be most helpful.

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