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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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4 Things You Gotta Know 

After a dozen years of no new medical treatments for hyperhidrosis, several new products are in development. At the recent American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) Annual Meeting Dr. David Pariser (co-founder of the International Hyperhidrosis Society and former president of the AAD) presented data from early studies of two new topical (applied on top of the skin) medications that could become valuable new treatment options for people plagued by excessive sweating.

The news is exciting but so is what it represents. Progress. Attention. Resources! And crucial International Hyperhidrosis Society involvement. Read the full story and discover why this just might be the Tipping Point. #Hope4Hyperhidrosis

Want to volunteer to be part of a study for one of these new treatments? Palmar (hand) sweating studies are enrolling participants nowClick here. (Additional underarm studies will be coming up, too, so watch this blog for more information.) UPDATE: The palmar study is now closed.

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