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16 years of advocacy

IHhS Celebrates 16 Years!

On May 23, 1785, Benjamin Franklin announced the invention of bifocals. On May 23, 2003, the International Hyperhidrosis Society was formed. Three cheers for seeing things more clearly -- especially when it comes to the pain and suffering experienced by hyperhidrosis sufferers and the path of progress. To honor our 16th anniversary, we invite you to discover 16 efforts we’re proud of and share your hyperhidrosis hope. Bon fet!

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What We Learned at the AAD


The Latest Hyperhidrosis-Related Research Results

There was a large hyperhidrosis focus at the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) 2019 Annual Meeting. In fact, excessive sweating was the topic of seven research posters and two educational sessions over four days. As promised, we've got a summary of the key hyperhidrosis (Hh) results presented at this conference. Discover the newest sweat studies today.

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Hyperhidrosis @ AAD = 7 Posters + 2 Sessions / 4 Days

The 2019 American Academy of Dermatology Annual meeting in Washington, DC will feature 9 different educational opportunities related to hyperhidrosis. Posters and lectures will cover a full update on treatment options, additional data on the most recent treatment addition (Qbrexza), the International Hyperhidrosis Society’s original research on the Voice of the Hyperhidrosis Patient, and more. Get the scoop.

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Tips for
Valentine's
Day Especially
for Hh Sufferers

Whether you love it or hate it, Valentine’s Day comes around every year. Holding hands, hugs, dancing, and becoming intimate -- these are all instances when our sweat can be very hard to hide. To help you survive and hopefully enjoy Cupid’s holiday this year, we’ve compiled some useful tips and interesting facts. Read on.

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HhAM info

Hyperhidrosis Awareness Month 2018: Here’s What We Achieved

The second annual Hyperhidrosis Awareness Month (HhAM) in November 2018 may be over but the groundwork we’ve laid, with your help, is going to help make a difference for years to come. Check out our HhAM infographic for all the deets. We’re looking forward to continuing to improve hyperhidrosis awareness, education, research, and advocacy during every month of the year to come!

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FINALLY: New Hyperhidrosis Treatment FDA-Approved

For the first time since 2004 when Botox® was FDA-approved for the treatment of underarm hyperhidrosis and 2011 when the miraDry® medical device was FDA-cleared, the regulatory body has sanctioned a new treatment for excessive sweating. Medicine-infused Qbrexza™ “cloths” (from the biopharmaceutical company Dermira, Inc.) deliver an anticholinergic formulation to the sweat glands of the underarms to inhibit sweat production. Find out whether this is a good option for you!

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International Hyperhidrosis Society has been awarded as a Top-Rated NonProfit for seven years in a row! Read the reviews and add your own.

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