Miss Delaware, Others With Alopecia Overcome Hair Loss

Fourteen-year-old Makenzee Meaux began losing her hair five years ago after being diagnosed with alopecia areata, a baffling autoimmune disease that manifests itself by attacking hair follicles. It started slowly, with small, patchy bald spots on her scalp. But the hair loss accelerated quickly and within a year Makenzee, who was set to begin fourth grade, lost nearly all the hair on her scalp. "We were both so devastated," says Jennifer Meaux, Makenzee's mother, who says none of the many...Full Story
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