International Hyperhidrosis Society

The Effects on Patients' Lives

Hyperhidrosis (Hh) can have very significant effects on patients’ lives, causing physical discomfort and social embarrassment and negatively impacting self-image as well as occupational and daily activities. Numerous research studies have documented this with the results are summarized in the following pages.

To help individual practitioners determine the impacts Hh is having on their own patietns, there are several questionnaires that may be used as (and have been studied as) assessment tools. These are also discussed in the following pages.

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