My sister Jeannette middle has breast cancer for ten years now and she is currently undergoing her fourth chemotherapy. She has had to struggle for years to except her imminent death and loss of hair. Lately she wants to show women who have the same doubts that it doesn't have to be a disaster to loose your hair. It's not something she has asked for,but at the same time it gives her a good feeling to not have to hide the results of a traumatic illness.
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Society often associates femininity with long, flowing locks — but a growing number of women are choosing to celebrate their baldness. But the opportunity to have a new surname was certainly an attractive proposition. Williams has had trichotillomania, a condition that causes her to pull out her hair compulsively, since she was nine — and her original name was Balde. A year-old picture framer from Warwickshire, Williams believes that her trichotillomania was triggered by the stress of her mother leaving the family home. She would lie awake at night and tug out great handfuls of hair, before rolling it up into a ball and hiding it behind the bed. By her 30s, she was totally bald. There would be a horrible feeling in my chest.
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The Vikings used a lotion of goose poo. The ancient Greek medic Hippocrates believed the best cure for baldness was really pigeon droppings, which he mixed with horseradish, cumin and nettles. One 5, year-old Egyptian recipe suggested blending the burned prickles of a hedgehog immersed in oil with honey, alabaster, red ochre — oh, and fingernail scrapings — and slathering the concoction liberally over the affected area. It was a particular obsession of Julius Caesar, who tried everything to get his hair back; the wreath of laurels he wore was less a nod to Roman tradition than an attempt at covering up his shiny pate.