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6 Ways to Control Stress Sweat

By Angela Ballard, RN, EMT 

CHARLESTON, S.C., September 19, 2017— Stress is bad enough on its own. Unfortunately for most of us, however, stress usually also brings with it stress sweat, which tends to be particularly stinky, staining, and embarrassing. Given that there are two to four million sweat glands distributed all over our bodies and that stressful situations are seemingly ubiquitous in modern life, trying to avoid stress sweat might seem like a futile endeavor – but (thankfully) it isn’t. There are simple ways you can control stress sweat even when the @#%S is hitting the fan. 

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Why Sweating at Work Can Be a Serious Problem

Sweating Bullets in Business is a Severe Medical Issue 

CHARLESTON, S.C., September 19, 2017 — As people go about their daily work lives, whether in the office or networking and interacting with colleagues, customers, clients, vendors, and other associates, there’s a common but hidden scourge: excessive sweating. In fact, a national survey conducted by the International Hyperhidrosis Society (IHhS)—the scholars of sweat—shows multiple millions suffer from extreme, uncomfortable, embarrassing, debilitating, and emotionally-devastating sweating. This type of sweating is a serious medical condition known as hyperhidrosis and nearly 367 million people of all ages struggle with it on their hands, feet, face, underarms, or body. 

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5 Falsehoods and Facts You Probably Don’t Know About Antiperspirants... But Should!

CHARLESTON, S.C., September 19, 2017 — Sweat understandably gets a bad rap. It can ruin our hair; our clothes; our furniture; our mood; our image at home, work and socially; our ability to exercise, play music and handle gadgets; and far more. And while men tend to sweat more than women under normal circumstances, both genders are equally impacted by hyperhidrosis—a serious medical condition causing people to sweat excessively (up to 4 or 5 times more than normal). In fact, according to the International Hyperhidrosis Society—the scholars of sweat—nearly 367 million people of all ages struggle with hyperhidrosis on their hands, feet, face, underarms, or body. 

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Here Comes Spring; Don’t Sweat It!

April 6, 2016, Charleston, South Carolina  ̶ What does spring mean to you? Flowers, green grass, and buzzing bees? What about sweat, sweat stains, and sweat embarrassment?

We all sweat. We all need to sweat. But we don’t all want to show it! Warm weather is on the horizon and now’s the time to get ready.

The International Hyperhidrosis Society has a shopping guide to help you look and feel cool as a cucumber this spring.

Cutting-edge antiperspirants, underarm shields, moisture wicking sleepwear, shoe liners, and more can help you can feel more confident and comfortable without having to see a doctor.

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New Study Finds Excessive Sweating More COMMON, SEVERE, and SOCIALLY CRIPPLING than Previously Reported.

January 17, 2017: New research published in Archives of Dermatological Research shows that hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating) is more prevalent, severe, and socially debilitating than previously reported.

According to the report –

• 4.8% of the population live with severe excessive sweating (significantly more than the 2.8% previously reported). 

• 75% of those with excessive sweating say the condition has negative impacts on their social life, well-being, and emotional and mental health.

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Trump’s Obsession with Sweat is No Joke: Genetic Sweat Condition Devastating to Children and Young Adults. Jokes Promote Bullying Says International Hyperhidrosis Society

March 1, 2016, Charleston, South Carolina — The International Hyperhidrosis Society (IHHS) has a message for Donald Trump: Stop making sweat jokes and recognize that hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating) is a serious, often genetic medical condition that exacts an undo toll on young people. Anyone who agrees can sign the IHHS petition on MoveOn.org asking Trump to help – not hurt – hyperhidrosis patients.

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