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Artboard 1 copy 1park new blogExcessive Sweating is Common with Parkinson’s Disease & Requires Attention & Treatment
April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month and so it is a key time to reiterate that excessive sweating, while often a condition unto itself (primary hyperhidrosis), can also be a symptom of another medical condition (secondary hyperhidrosis) - like Parkinson’s. In fact, according to the American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA), sweating of the upper body or head can be an early warning sign of the neurodegenerative disease. Learn more about excessive sweating, Parkinson’s and what to watch for…

 

AMA BLOG

Does miraDry Impact Breastfeeding? Will miraDry be Available Beyond Underarms?
These are just some of the questions miraDry and International Hyperhidrosis Society experts tackle in the Ask Me Anything About miraDry webinar (recorded during Hyperhidrosis Awareness Month!) Effectiveness, comfort during the procedure, recovery, and whether you’ll ever need antiperspirants, deodorants or underarm shaving again… If you have a question about miraDry treatment for armpit excessive sweating, it’s probably answered in this 40-minute, candid discussion... 

VALENTINE BLOG

Take Our Valentine’s Day Survey
You’ll love this quickie for Valentine’s Day and we’ll love hearing from you so we can help you better! From dating to how you prefer to (or hope to) receive your hyperhidrosis care…

 

 

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Cancer Concerns Prompt Antiperspirant Spray Recall
This antiperspirant health concern is not about aluminum. Rather, an independent lab asked the U.S. FDA to take action after it found cancer-causing benzene in over-the-counter aerosol (spray) “hygiene” products - including antiperspirants and other personal care items. In response, some products are being voluntarily recalled, but numerous different brands of antiperspirant, deodorant, antifungal, and body sprays (think underarms, private parts and feet) have been flagged and may still be on store or bathroom shelves. Here’s what you need to know.

Artboard 1 copy 21Hham blogHyperhidrosis Awareness Month: YOU Made it Amazing!

After another unprecedented year with numerous important issues for us to turn our attention to, we are so thankful for and inspired by the hyperhidrosis (Hh) community for making 2021’s Hyperhidrosis Awareness Month so impactful! After you reflect on the month and its impacts, please consider donating to the International Hyperhidrosis Society for #GivingTuesday.

Artboard 1 copy 14quizThink You #KnowSweat? Test Your Knowledge of the International Hyperhidrosis Society

Arnold Schwarzenegger, Prince, iTunes, ladybugs and more...
Don't wait, take our third Hyperhidrosis Awareness Month quiz today!
In the process, you’ll also learn how many pages of content the International Hyperhidrosis Society website has (it’s a lot), how many people are part of our community (again, a lot), how old we are, and whether we offer a hyperhidrosis dating app. 

Intrigued? 

Wait, it gets better: The first person to get a perfect score on EACH quiz can earn some seriously useful prizes from companies that make sweat-managing products, and who also support the International Hyperhidrosis Society

Take #KnowSweat Quiz #3 now and check out Quizzes #1 and #2 if you haven’t already.  

ask me blogIHhS Presents Ask Me Anything: miraDry®

As part of Hyperhidrosis Awareness Month 2021, the International Hyperhidrosis Society engaged in a deep-dive conversation all about miraDry, an FDA-cleared treatment for underarm hyperhidrosis, or excessive sweating.  

This webinar event occurred November 18, 2021 and was free and open to anyone.  Registrants you can sent in questions in advance. If you missed it, don't worry, you can watch the entire 40 minute video and learn all about miraDry, from leading physician experts.


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International Hyperhidrosis Society has been awarded as a Top-Rated Nonprofit since 2012!  Read the reviews and add your own to help us continue to earn this wonderful recognition each year.

 

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