What To Do About Lupus Hair Loss

What To Do About Lupus Hair Loss

What is Lupus?

Lupus, an autoimmune disease most common in young women, can lead to intense bouts with pain, inflammation, and tissue damage.  Most common in Asian, Latino, African American and Native American women, the cause of lupus is not always determinable.  Additionally, lupus can be difficult to diagnose; however, it is not contagious.  In some cases lupus can be triggered by medication and approximately ten percent of all cases stem from heredity.  Symptoms include: hair loss, extreme fatigue, pain or swelling in joints, purple/pale fingers and toes, and nose or mouth ulcers, among others. Lupus hair loss adds to the stress of the person suffering from Lupus, but we hope the information below can help you determine what to do. Continue Reading →

Journal Excerpts of An Alopecia Sufferer

Journal Excerpts of An Alopecia Sufferer

Following are excerpts from a female client’s journal (her name is withheld to protect her identity); she has documented her hair loss and her experience at Capilia in helping her regrow her hair.

March 20, 2015

I met someone who had lost her hair as a result of chemo treatments. She had gone to Capilia Orlando where the owner, Anderia, implemented a treatment plan. Six (6) months later, following the regime recommended by Anderia, she had a full head of thick soft hair.

I take medication for Rosacea and began to notice my hair falling out. I decided to see if Anderia could help me too. I scheduled an appointment and met with Anderia about my hair loss situation. All new clients at Capilia Orlando, receive a computerized hair and scalp analysis. Continue Reading →