Title

Her Own Kind of Beauty

Date

5-28-2015 9:55 AM

End Time

28-5-2015 10:10 AM

Location

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 203

Department

Health, Physical Education and Exercise Science

Session Chair

Daryl Thomas

Session Chair

Janet Roberts

Session Title

Health and Exercise Science Symposium

Faculty Sponsor(s)

Janet Roberts

Presentation Type

Presentation

Abstract

Have you ever thought about living in today's society that revolves around celebrities and new and upcoming hair and beauty fashion trends? What would happen if you lost your hair due to an autoimmune disorder and suddenly didn't look like everyone else following the trends? Alopecia Areata is an autoimmune disorder that causes hair loss on the scalp and the body. This case study looks at one young female's life living with alopecia; this case study includes the biopsychosocial model as well as current research regarding the relationship between vitamin D and alopecia

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May 28th, 9:55 AM May 28th, 10:10 AM

Her Own Kind of Beauty

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 203

Have you ever thought about living in today's society that revolves around celebrities and new and upcoming hair and beauty fashion trends? What would happen if you lost your hair due to an autoimmune disorder and suddenly didn't look like everyone else following the trends? Alopecia Areata is an autoimmune disorder that causes hair loss on the scalp and the body. This case study looks at one young female's life living with alopecia; this case study includes the biopsychosocial model as well as current research regarding the relationship between vitamin D and alopecia