Congresswoman Pressley has gone public with her alopecia in a reveal on The Root, after she started loosing hair in the fall.
A drug used to treat a common bone disorder could hold the key to the cure for baldness.
"I felt like I was living a big fat lie," says Paigey Cakey.
The "simple" method has regrown hair on mice, and preliminary tests indicate it's likely to be successful on humans.
Some people in Mozambique mistakenly believe baldness is a sign of wealth and that bald people have gold in their heads.
Pilot trial shows great promise in treating people with autoimmune disorder alopecia areata.