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Vitiligo – Truths and misrepresentations

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Vitiligo - Truths and misrepresentations

Vitiligo is a subject which generates a plethora of myths, half-truths and uncertainties. You only have to type vitiligo into a search engine to find a host of herbal remedies, unusual treatments and miraculous cures which often seek to exploit the anxieties of sufferers. Even in the medical world, neither diagnosis nor prognosis is consistent. Consequently, many false assumptions have grown up around vitiligo. This article takes a number of common opinions and misconceptions and assesses their validity.

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About the Author

Natalie Ambersley

Natalie Ambersley is the Social Media and Community lead at The Vitiligo Society, alongside her role as a Trustee. She joined the Society in February 2017 with a focus on building each of the social media platforms where the Society has a strong presence and makes impact.

Aside from assisting with the day to day running of the charity, Natalie has been involved in campaigns including a collaboration with the NHS and most recently with a leading brand, Vita Liberata, she also oversees the parent support group. She has often acted as a spokesperson for the society and regularly liaises with the media when there is press interest in sharing individual stories.

Natalie Ambersley is the Social Media and Community lead at The Vitiligo Society, alongside her role as a Trustee. She joined the Society in February 2017 with a focus on building each of the social media platforms where the Society has a strong presence and makes impact.

Aside from assisting with the day to day running of the charity, Natalie has been involved in campaigns including a collaboration with the NHS and most recently with a leading brand, Vita Liberata, she also oversees the parent support group. She has often acted as a spokesperson for the society and regularly liaises with the media when there is press interest in sharing individual stories.