Alopecia / Hair Loss

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UK sources of information and / or support

Has information leaflets on Alopecia Areata and Male Pattern Baldness.

Alopecia UK

A UK based site proving information, advice and support for people with alopecia areata, alopecia totalis and alopecia universalis.

Alopecia Awareness

Provides a range of help, information and support to anyone associated with hair loss.

BeBold Alopecia Awareness

A registered community interest company which provides information and a support network to help build confidence and self esteem in children and adults who suffer from alopecia.

Trichotillomania Support Online

Run by permanently pull free ex -hair and eyelash pullers, the site provides advice and support to others to help overcome pulling.

Alopecia Areata

Information from The British Association of Dermatologists.

Alopecia Areata

Information from the British Skin Foundation.

Hair loss

Information from NHS Choices. 

Further sources / more detailed information

Some non-UK sites

The following list popular non-UK health information sites with content aimed at the general public. They are mainly from the US. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included but these large sites are comprehensive.

More detailed medical information

The following list online sources of more detailed medical information, mainly from the UK. These sites are mainly aimed at health professionals, but are of interest to all. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included, but information about most medical topics can usually be found.

Dr Tim Kenny
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7488 (v10)
Last Checked:
12 July 2011

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