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The International Hyperhidrosis Society News Blog is the only publication dedicated solely to the needs of hyperhidrosis sufferers, their loved ones, and the physicians and scientists who care for them. Alerts and news are published throughout the year and conveniently delivered to tens of thousands of global subscribers by email. If you haven't already subscribed to this groundbreaking resource from the International Hyperhidrosis Society, sign up today!

 

Hh Awareness Month: Advocacy, Action and a Brighter Future 

Hyperhidrosis (Hh) is NOT a cosmetic problem, weather-related problem, a hormone problem, an anxiety problem, a weight problem, an exercise problem, a drug problem, or a personality problem… It’s a common, medical, serious, life-damaging, under-recognized, and under-cared-for problem, and we want the world to know it. Follow us on social media and take part in the important collaborative work of this first annual Hyperhidrosis Awareness Month.

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Turning the Corner: Patient-Focused Drug Development Meeting for Hyperhidrosis

It’s Time for Everyone Affected by Hyperhidrosis to Speak Up & Speak Out

This is a watershed moment for hyperhidrosis. The International Hyperhidrosis Society is hosting a Patient-Focused Drug Development meeting in Washington, DC on November 13, 2017 designed to ensure that those affected by hyperhidrosis can make their voices – and needs -- heard by treatment developers, healthcare providers, and regulatory professionals from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). If you’ve ever wanted a better way to control your sweating – and to stop sweating from controlling your life – it’s time to speak up.

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New Research Documents Quality-of-Life Burden of Hyperhidrosis

A new study details just how hard it can be to live with hyperhidrosis and how the condition can negatively impact nearly every aspect of a person’s life. From damaging emotions to not being able to go to the movies – if you’re feeling trapped by sweat, you’re not alone.

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Hyperhidrosis @ WORK! AT&T Works it Out

With a reach that impacts 99% of the world’s business, and 237,734 employees around the globe, AT&T is an international powerhouse – a powerhouse with a potentially large hyperhidrosis (Hh) population. According to research Hh affects 4.8% of the population, which means that AT&T could have 11,500 employees worldwide dealing with excessive sweating. Helping these employees to perform optimally and to feel valued is part of AT&T’s health and diversity initiatives. Partnering with the International Hyperhidrosis Society (IHhS), AT&T recently added Hh as one of the relatively common medical conditions it recognizes as a disability that can benefit from accommodations at work for employees’ greater comfort, creativity, and productivity.

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