Topical oil treatment for hair regrowth in alopecia

Alopecia

Topical oil treatment for hair regrowth in alopecia

Some cases of alopecia resolve on their own within 6 months to a year, however if you're not one of those semi-lucky ones, recovery can be a time-consuming process, even with the use of medication. In this post I'm going to share what I've learned over the years about medical treatment options available today for alopecia, their limitations and reported efficacy. I'm also going to[...]

How good nutrition can help hair regrowth in alopecia

Alopecia

How good nutrition can help hair regrowth in alopecia

There is no cure for alopecia, however there are things we can do to help keep things in check and from getting progressively worse. In this post I'm going to share how we utilise diet and nutrition to give the body a good chance of growing new hair and improving hair strength and texture. I'm also going to share our examples of food and snack[...]

What we’ve learned from 2 years of alopecia areata

Alopecia

What we’ve learned from 2 years of alopecia areata

Little Claire was born with a full head hair. At around 20 months old, coincidental with the end of a throat infection and a course of antibiotics (which was prescribed because the infection led to persistent fever and she is prone to febrile convulsion), she started getting a condition that we would later find out is clinically known as alopecia areata, in other words 'partial[...]