VITFriends is proud to announce the receipt of a proclamation from Governor Charles D. Baker and Lt Govenor Karyn E. Polito proclaiming JUNE as Vitiligo Awareness Month.
As a reminder, join VITFriends for a rally on the steps of the MA State Capitol on June 25th at 12:30pm. We are excited for the very first time to share our stories, journeys of struggle and triumph with the people and the leaders of this great state. Bring your lunch, bring your friends and family, bring you signs, saying VITILIGO, etc. and banners of support for this community of people, who for too long have gone unnoticed.
- How can I cure vitiligo?
There is no cure for vitiligo, but there are a number of effective treatment options that can be discussed with your GP or dermatologist. The aim of treatment is to stop new pat...
- Is vitiligo contagious?
Vitiligo is NOT contagious. It cannot be passed on or caught from touching someone with vitiligo, shaking hands, swimming in the same pool, sharing towels, sitting next to someo...
- Is there a traditional medicine to treat vitiligo?
Traditional medicines may be helpful in chronic, metabolic, and stress-related conditions early in the disease manifestation, before extensive tissue and organ damage has occurr...
Our work is entirely funded by private donations – we receive no money from government. Your money will help us continue funding research into vitiligo and supporting people affected by the condition.
Though it is not always easy to treat vitiligo, there is much to be gained by clearly understanding the diagnosis, the future implications, treatment options and their outcomes.
Many people deal with vitiligo while remaining in the public eye, maintaining a positive outlook, and having a successful career.Copyright (C) Bodolóczki Júlia
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