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Breaking: Research Proves Delays in Hyperhidrosis Care, Treatment (Dis)Satisfaction + More

A newly-published research article in the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology shows that hyperhidrosis patients wait YEARS (3 to 10 years, in fact) before seeking treatment and that some of the most commonly recommended treatments provide the least satisfaction. Read the full blog to discover all the key findings. Thank-you International Hyperhidrosis Society community for participating in this eye-opening study.

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Shannon McLinden is Making a Difference (and So Can You)

Here’s a story about an “ordinary” person making a difference. Shannon McLinden, founder of Summer Soles and FarmHouse Fresh, is a member of our community (just like you) and she’s using her businesses, her story, and her Texas ranch for positive change. Life with Hh can be hard, but if each of us strives to make a difference… that can make ALL the difference.

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Patient-Focused Drug Development: We Shape the Future

It’s been just over a month since our Patient-Focused Drug Development (PFDD) meeting on hyperhidrosis (Hh), but the process is not over. Your – and our -- input will help shape the future of hyperhidrosis care. PFDDs are an important way for us to make our voices and needs heard by treatment developers, healthcare providers, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Have your say and comment via a “PFDD Comment” email.

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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. Thanks to those who followed us on social media and took part in the important collaborative work of this first annual Hyperhidrosis Awareness Month.

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Turning the Corner: Patient-Focused Drug Development 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 hosted 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 - OPEN COMMENT PERIOD NEEDS YOUR INPUT NOW.

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