Alopecia Universalis (AU) is a condition characterized by the complete loss of hair on the scalp and body. It is an advanced form of alopecia areata, a condition that causes round patches of hair loss.
The health condition affects a minute population in the world and it is not considered a viral disease.
A pretty lady in Ghana known as Adwowa Obeng has been discovered to have the rare condition and has come out on a special day in her life to talk about it.
Adwowa Obeng has taken over social media with lovely photos and videos of herself as she celebrates her birthday.
Obeng turned 30 years on December 11, 2019, and she had made a bold move by flaunting her lovely looks online.
Information available to YEN.com.gh shows that she has been experiencing Alopecia universalis (AU) or hair loss for over 20 years now but decided not to allow her condition to limit her.
Our Manifesto: This is what YEN.com.gh believes in
In a video, she described her condition and explained that it means the body's immune system is fighting the body's hair.
She adds that it affects everyone regardless of race or gender and there is no known cause for the condition but it is known to be associated with stress.
Obeng adds that there are no scientific methods for treatment but there are local medications that can be used after consultations with a medical professional.
She goes on to say that it is not contagious and does not affect a person's life in any known way.
Several people took to social media to wish her well on her special day:
Owusu asked for God's blessings and prayed she soars higher.
Preko wished a happy birthday and added she misses worrying her.
Bokor 'screamed' happy birthday.
To Addo, there is beauty behind the beautiful look.
Adwowa Obeng affectionately called Kakra, is a graduate of the University of Cape Coast.
In other news, former president John Agyekum Kufuor, was on Friday, December 6, 2019, awarded the best farmer award in the Atwima Nwabiagya district of the Ashanti region.
The 81-year-old former leader is a native of Dabaa, which is in the Atwima Nwabiagya North district of the Ashanti Region.
From January 7, 2001, till January 7, 2009, he served as president of Ghana and also as the chairman of the African Union from 2007 to 2008.
YEN.com.gh has learned that he owns the JAK Farms, which consists of a 200-acre cocoa farm, 300 sheep, 100 cattle, as well as other crops and animals.
Per a report by dailymail.com.gh, he was adjudged as the winner after an inspection by the district directorate of the ministry of food and agriculture.
Read the best news on Ghana #1 news app. Install our latest app for Android and read the best news about Ghana