“With all forms of alopecia areata, your body’s own immune system attacks your healthy hair follicles, causing them to become much smaller and drastically slow down production to the point that hair growth may stop,” explains the NAAF.
Currently, there is no cure for alopecia areata, but even when your disease is “active,” your hair follicles remain alive, says the research body.
This means that your hair can grow back again — even after a long period of time and even if you have more than 50 percent hair loss, it adds.
In fact, research has identified natural solutions that can encourage hair growth in people with alopecia areata.
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