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The Year Hyperhidrosis Went Mainstream

We may look back and say 2016 was the year we all realized just how common hyperhidrosis and multifocal hyperhidrosis really is!


This was also the year we realized how many kids are struggling with excessive sweating, and, sadly, how easy it still is for major TV personalities, politicians, and even household-name companies to stereotype, insult, and shame anyone who “sweats too much.”


We’re fighting back with awareness-building initiatives (like the video to the left), improved clinical trial access, and quality research. Information is power! Get it here with highlights from the International Hyperhidrosis Society’s eye-opening research just published in Dermatologic Surgery, a peer-reviewed journal. 

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Research: Hyperhidrosis More Common, Severe, and Socially Crippling than Scientists Realized

A new study shows that excessive sweating is more prevalent, severe, and socially debilitating than previously reported. From embarrassment to anxiety, 15.3 million Americans (4.8%) are struggling with severe sweating, say the researchers. Now more than ever – education, research and advocacy (the work we do) can make the life-changing difference.

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Results are IN! Promising Data re. TWO New Hyperhidrosis Treatments

Late breaking news: Not one but TWO companies, each developing new hyperhidrosis treatments, recently released effectiveness results for their products -- one topical medicine and one oral medicine. This could mean new options in the future for those struggling to manage their sweating and it’s negative effects on life. Here’s what you need to know and what’s next.

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Baby Powder, 1,000+ Cancer Lawsuits & Groin Sweat

Johnson & Johnson is facing at least 1,000 lawsuits in state and federal courts related to its talcum (or "baby") powder and accusations of links to ovarian cancer. Two cases were recently dismissed but two others have resulted in $72 million and $55 milllion awards to women who developed ovarian cancer (one who survived and to the family of one who died). J&J says it will appeal these decisions. Meanwhile, our hyperhidrosis community needs safe and effective ways to manage groin sweating. Here’s our exclusive report and the answers you want, now, from the sweat experts at the International Hyperhidrosis Society.

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Olympic fever is in the air! Or is that sweat? Let’s Rio-mance this question:

Everyone sweats, but are there gender differences in how we perspire? From size to hormones to evolution, sweat variations are part of our physiology. Our sweat experts have the scoop on sweat and the sexes and great products to help keep you dry whoever you are, wherever you sweat.

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