Alopecia Areata is not life threatening but the presence of Alopecia Areata is a sign that there are other problems going on in the body that need to be addressed.
For example, researchers at the Şişli Etfal Training and Research Hospital in Turkey conducted a study that determined Alopecia Areata is accompanied by low levels of Vitamin D. (See study below)
Vitamin D has a well-established effect on the immune system and is linked to a variety of other autoimmune diseases. Making sure you correct this will be critical in your health and in your recovery from Alopecia Areata. If it goes on long enough then it can perhaps manifest into other problems.
Scientists are also now discovering that almost all chronic auto-immune diseases are directly tied to stress and inflammation and alopecia areata hair loss is no exception. (See study below)
Inflammation in the body can wreak havoc on body down the road and also needs to be addressed. Eating a diet rich in omega-3 fats and low in omega-6 fats is the very best way to reverse chronic inflammation damage and return our bodies to a state of balance.
Again, it’s not dangerous but it’s still a sign that your body has issues that must be addressed. If they are not, then down the line you may develop other problems.The good news is that Alopecia Areata can be reversed but its important to get to the root cause of the problem as opposed to treating the symptoms externally with drug based hair products. Keep in mind that reversing any type of damage in the body is a process, requiring a search into your whole body. What factors effecting one person’s Alopecia Areata may not effect another which is why some people recover quicker than others. Discovering these factors and triggers can make all the difference. Here are our Top 6 Tips for reversing Alopecia Areata that you can start utilizing that addresses your issues both internally and externally.