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...
American professional volleyball player Deja McClendon, is joining Bald Girls Do Lunch® to promote awareness about alopecia areata and Bald Girls Do Lunch as part of the Athletes Unlimited’s Pro Causes initiative.
“I really love the Bald Girls cause and how they bring back confidence in women by giving them an outlet to express themselves and talk through the stigma of being a bald woman,”says Deja who was diagnosed with alopecia when she was 12.
Arena Pharmaceuticals is recruiting for a clinical trial in multiple locations. Complete this form , AA-205 online screener, to apply for the trial “Safety and Efficacy of Oral Etrasimod in Adult Participants With Moderate-to-Severe Alopecia Areata.” The screener form has been prepared for Arena by Innovaderm Research.
• You’re between 18 and 70 years old.
• You have current alopecia areata with hair loss that affects at least 50% of your scalp.
• Your current hair loss episode has been lasting for more than 6 months, but less than eight years.
You may be compensated for time and travel. Talk to your personal doctor before joining a clinical trial. Bald Girls Do Lunch is providing this announcement for informational uses only. It does not imply endorsement. The decision to participate is voluntary and wholly the responsibility of the individual person.
Free and Downloadable Infographic about Alopecia Areata
Everything you’ve always wanted to tell other people is right here. We are so delighted with this beautiful and practical infographic created and made available for download by Concert Pharmaceuticals. Thank you Concert!
Ms. Paige Clarke-Jeffers announces the enrollment of Black women with all forms of alopecia areata in her research project: “Black Women’s Experiences of Living with Alopecia” at Birmingham City University, United Kingdom. The study is for her Masters of Health Psychology dissertation.
You’re not alone if you’re wondering how do I cope with alopecia areata knowing there’s no alopecia cure? One way to feel supported is right here: watching and reading personal stories — people like yourself living with alopecia.
Watch Shannon’s heartfelt story: how she talks to herself and to others.
We thank Concert Pharmaceuticals for including our Bald Girls ambassador, Shannon, in their patient web portal for alopecia areata at ConcertPharma.com/patients/