Currently white patches cover about 75 per cent of Natalie’s face and body. It's caused by the loss of skin pigment called melanin, which leads to the appearance of white patches on the skin.
She told London Live how people "often look at my hands and my face and then wonder why my hands are white and my face is mixed race."“As much as I hate saying that I am different, I am a little bit different,” she said. It’s something I see in the mirror everyday.”“Growing up, there was the odd occasion when kids might be a little spiteful and call me names like zebra, cow or penguin – anything that looks black and white,” she added.
Nancy Is this all merely a pigment of our infagidation?Finally somethings I don't have Some swear by sunlight for psoarisis but believe it has the opposite effect with Vitiligo. Horses are allowed to by black, brown, white and piebald so why not humans, My brother has vitilago..understanding is that there is neither a treatment nor a cure for this skin condition however thankfully it is completely benign..although perhaps not all that attractive which I guess is why you are looking for a cure.All I could suggest is come to terms with it - it is part of what makes you you but only an infinitesimally smally part and it lets you boast that you have something in common with Michael Jackson...um, on second thoughts maybe don't mention the Whacko Jacko thing.There are many emotional hurdles to overcome."A personal desire to create a safe and happy dating environment for people with vitiligo, combined with the opportunity to give back to and support the cause, were the catalysts for developing the website."Vitiligo Singles is not just another dating site.We stand strongly behind the cause, and provide support within the vitiligo community," Pelletier adds. Members create a profile, upload a photo, and begin building relationships with other members within the Vitiligo Singles community. This is a place where those with Vitiligo, their family, and their friends can share information and stay in touch. Please consider going to the forum and posting a welcome message.Be sure to let us know what part of the world you are from.Naturapaths (usually chinese ones are the best) could treat the cause, not the symptom! mind you I also have no idea what it is..i just looked it up and it is a skin condition where patches on your skin lose pigmintation and is symetrical so you have a patch in an identical spot on both sides of the body. "Google is definitely NOT your friend, but could be useful here. There are over 50,000 members and it's a comprehensive resource for people with vitiligo (and their families).You tend to get it in your teens and the size of the patch can change over the time. Cut s and abrasions can cause new patches to occur and stress can have an effect on the loss of pigmintation as well.havent tried any of those you mentioned... Vitiligo is somthing you mainly are likely to get when you are younger, but apparently anyone can get it at any stage of their life. there are different forms of it, but mine is randomly over my body a lot of the time. I've been wanting to start a group up, so we can all have someone to relate to lol. I dont agree with cutting out foods due to food sensitivity, but rather to fix the problem so that the patient no longer has the sensitivity. Aside from medical/treatment information, I'd say the main focus is really the support and emotional issues in dealing with vitiligo. There's a lot of information on treatments, emotional issues, discussion boads, a chat room, local support groups and annual conferences (just had one early July in San Antonio, TX - people from the US and other countries attend) - the conferences are for patients, not the medical community.Remember that we are the largest free online dating service, so you will never have to pay a dime to meet your soulmate. Dr Reading, an Australian doctor who cured a hundred Lupus [SLE] patients by [among other things] taking them off all grains except RICE and CORN.Hi all,just wondering if there is anyone out there who has the skin disorder Vitiligo. I find l've learnt more from people with the disorder than doctors. Dr Wright discussed the connection between a Lancet article recently reporting a link between the genetic marker HLA-B8 and 17 diseases with what he had learned from Dr Reading.