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National Alopecia Areata Foundation

National Alopecia Areata Foundation
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Contact

Telephone:
Address:
415-472-3780
14 Mitchell Boulevard
San Rafael, CA 94903
 

Organization website: http://www.naaf.org

About Us

The National Alopecia Areata Foundation (NAAF), headquartered in San Rafael, CA, supports research to find a cure or acceptable treatment for alopecia areata, supports those with the disease, and educates the public about alopecia areata. NAAF is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors and a prestigious Scientific Advisory Council. Founded in 1981, NAAF is widely regarded as the largest, most influential and most representative foundation associated with alopecia areata.

 

Questions & Answers

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Alopecia areata is a common autoimmune disease that results in the loss of hair on the scalp and elsewhere. It usually starts with one or more small...
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Alopecia areata is not medically disabling; persons with alopecia areata are usually in excellent health. But emotionally, this disease can be...
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Current research suggests that something triggers the immune system to suppress the hair follicle. It isn't known what this trigger is, and whether...
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Yes, heredity plays a role. In one out of five persons with alopecia areata, someone else in the family also has it. Those who develop alopecia...
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In some people, the nails develop stippling that looks as if a pin had made rows of tiny dents. In a few, the nails are severely distorted. However...
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Yes, the hair definitely can grow even after years of extensive hair loss. It can also fall out again.
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There is extensive worldwide research focusing on the cause and treatment of all forms of alopecia areata. The National Alopecia Areata Foundation is...
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The most common treatment is the injection of cortisone into the bare skin patches. The injections are usually given by a dermatologist who uses a...
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No, it is not a nervous disorder. Those who have alopecia areata have not caused in and have no control over its course.