Dear Sister Hair Loss Sufferer: If you’re a woman experiencing hair loss and you’ve been told there’s nothing you can do about it — don’t believe it. I was told the same thing, but I refused to accept it.
At age 32 my hair began falling out by the handfuls and it didn’t stop until I was practically bald. Within a two month period of time I lost over 90% of my hair. I was experiencing a severe case of telogen effluvium (diffuse hair loss) along with alopecia areata. This wasn’t my first episode of hair loss but it was definitely the most extensive and the most dramatic. This episode brought me back to the doctors once again, but once again all my lab work came back in the normal range. I was supposed to be thankful (which I was) that I didn’t have any type of life-threatening illness. But as far as getting a remedy for my hair loss — I was told there was none. The only advice I was offered was to get a good wig and get on with my life. Ironically, during this time I happened to be tending a bare patch of lawn in my front yard. Watering and fertilizing the seedlings had me anxiously anticipating the blades of grass that would soon be sprouting. As the bare patch filled in with thick healthy grass, I knew there must be some sort of “fertilizer” that would help sprout the hair on my bare scalp. I was determined to find out. Through research and with the help of a cosmetologist who specialized in thinning hair, I learned about powerful natural ingredients used to stimulate hair growth. After applying these natural ingredients, my scalp felt energized and invigorated. Within months…
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