National Vitiligo Bond Inc Foundation

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‘Vitiligo Resources’

Vitiligo Itch – Potential Triggers and Irritants

Many of our members talk about the itch factor when living with vitiligo. Have you heard of occupational vitiligo? Well, there are ingredients to look for in products you use that can make you itchy. These ingredients can be contributing to the itch as well as triggering vitiligo patches on your skin.  Not everyone will experience ‘the… Read More


Emory University’s Department of Dermatology will host another vitiligo awareness and support group event September 06, 2014 from 11 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. in the Alperin Auditorium at 1525 Clifton Road. The event is being held in collaboration with Vitiligo Bond Inc., a registered nonprofit organization that seeks to provide support for those living with… Read More

How to Deal With Bullies

Are you or your child being bullied because of vitiligo? Experts say that progressive bullying can lead to low physical and psychological health, depression and low self-esteem.  Here at Vitiligo Bond we encourage you to let your light shine no matter what and keep your chin up. We believe in knowing and teaching our kids… Read More

Did you check your minerals?

Besides checking your Vitamin D level, did you check the level of your minerals? Cooper and Zinc imbalances have been linked to triggering vitiligo.  In addition, imbalances can make one prone to acne, sunburn, having sensitive skin, and so much more. The next time you visit your doctor for your annual check-up, be sure to… Read More

Spot It, Control It Vitiligo Campaign

 How do I know if I have vitiligo? Vitiligo develops with a tiny white spot (it can look as if it were made with the nib of a sharpie), which can go unnoticed for years. Sometimes the white spot will re-pigment by itself. People usually discover the depigmentation on their skin when the spot gets… Read More

VBI’s Workshops-How To Love, Live, & Laugh With Vitiligo

Our uniquely designed workshop/program launched in 2010 is a community and online program created to empower our members and encourage them to let their light shine.  Since our launch we have be fortunate to light a spark in our members to express themselves and give them a platform to shine.  You can see many of our… Read More

How vitamin deficiencies can trigger vitiligo?

What’s up with the amount of Vitamin D and Vitamin B12 levels in our bodies? At our Emory support group we learned that people with vitiligo may be lacking certain vitamins that are the building blocks for skin color (melanin).  If you spot a white spot on your skin and it begins to spread seek… Read More

How phenols can trigger vitiligo?

Have you noticed that their seems to be more and more people popping up with vitiligo? At our Emory vitiligo support group we learned that people with vitiligo have a low tolerance for oxidative stress.  One key trigger to the spread of vitiligo is phenols. Phenols are found in many foods, plants and man-made products. Phenols can trigger or spread… Read More

Emory University Dermatology & Vitiligo Bond Support Group

Our first meeting was very informative. We learned many things play a role in triggering vitiligo. Did you know that there are certain types of foods that can trigger the spread of your vitiligo patches? Dr. Holla who is an expert in vitiligo in India graced us with his presence at Emory University and shared… Read More

What is vitiligo root cause?

[socialpoll id=”2182341″] Vitiligo may appear to be contagious but it’s not.  When someone gets a diagnosis from the dermatologist that they have vitiligo it can seem like the end of the world. The important thing to learn from having vitiligo is to know that with God on your side you can accomplish anything.  The key… Read More

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