Alopecia Areata: The shame and embarrassment of this disease devastates the lives of too many women and girls when treatments do not work. Since 2007 Bald Girls Do Lunch has connected with over 3,000 to restore self-confidence and conquer isolation. With requests for meet-ups in every state and beyond the USA, Bald Girls is answering the plea for women to find others for community and support. From intimate groups to style workshops to restoring her looks, BGDL puts women on the track to normalcy and living well with this disease.Learn more...
Sandra met us in Raleigh, NC a few years ago. This inspiring motivational speaker and singer continues to spread her message of self-acceptance to boost more women with alopecia.
“Bald Girls Do Lunch in Raleigh was a blessed event. Thea has a wealth of knowledge and a heart of gold. It takes great strength and courage to walk boldly and confidently as a bald women in this society. Not only does Thea live her song, but she inspires women all over the world to do the same.”
Heidi showed us the power of her friendship in helping a close friend to live well with alopecia areata. In this follow-up we find out how Heidi does it. In fact, she told us how alopecia areata resonates with her own life, even though she herself has normal hair.
Her insights are very cool. Enjoy! Guest commentary from interview with Heidi S. of New Jersey. Read More
Mount Sinai ( New York ) has options for alopecia areata patients
Is there a cure for alopecia areata? No, there is no cure, but researchers are doing clinical trials in search of safe and effective alopecia treatments. Dr. Emma Guttman, in New York is conducting several studies including a pilot study with Tralokinumab for moderate to severe alopecia areata.
Follow along with our interview so you can talk to your friends and family about new studies for alopecia treatment… Read More
Alopecia Areata research is of great interest to people with this autoimmune skin disorder. This Bald Girls Do Lunch blog informs you with patient-friendly posts on alopecia areata news, clinical trials and popular posts like our features on Tofacitinib and Ruxolitinib. In 2016…Read More
Do you run without hair? Ann is! Our very special Pennsylvania friend, photographer and beautiful Bald Girl Ann Kennard, has launched her support for Bald Girls outreach with the first Run Without Hair.
Donate today for Ann’s run to raise awareness and empower women with alopecia!