An autoimmune disease that causes the body to form antibodies against some hair follicles. Alopecia Areata causes sudden smooth, circular patches of hair loss. There are no known cures and in many cases the hair grows back on is own.

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National Alopecia Areata Foundation
A non profit organization dedicated to providing information about alopecia areata. With support groups in the USA and contacts with similar support groups worldwide.
Alopecia Online
Provides information, advice and support for people with Alopecia Areata, Alopecia Totalis and Alopecia Universalis.
Alopecia World
Social networking site and discussion forum for people suffering from hair loss. Members can post photos and videos.
Her Alopecia
Non-profit community resource for female hair loss sufferers.
Her Hair Loss Help
Learn more about alopecia and treatment options. Also provides a support forum for women who suffer from this condition.
M. D. Anderson Cancer Center: Alopecia Areata Registry
Information about researchers studying the genetic components of alopecia areata. Offers disease information and study details.
Now and Before
Links, conferences, and treatments for alopecia areata.
Olympic cyclist Joanna Rowsell’s hair loss inspiration hope
The BBC reports on Joanna Rowsell, Olympic gold medalist, and bald from alopecia. (August 05, 2012)
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