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Writer Andréanne Dion pictured after her brush with alopecia areata for a first-hand alopecia areata memoir.

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What I Learned From Losing My Hair

When I was diagnosed with alopecia areata in 2017, my entire life fell apart. As it turns out, female hair loss is shockingly common—and the mental health toll is devastating. Here's how to get through it, from five women who have been there, plus the treatments and support networks you need to know about.