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The International Hyperhidrosis Society News Blog is the only publication dedicated solely to the needs of hyperhidrosis sufferers, their loved ones, and the physicians and scientists who care for them. Alerts and news are published throughout the year and conveniently delivered to tens of thousands of global subscribers by email. If you haven't already subscribed to this groundbreaking resource from the International Hyperhidrosis Society, sign up today!

 

 

Our Co-founder Gets the Gold!

The American Academy of Dermatology, arguably the world’s most influential dermatology organization, has awarded our co-founder, Dr. David Pariser, with its most prestigious honor — the Gold Medal — and we are not surprised a bit! Discover how Dr. Pariser has been championing hyperhidrosis and dermatologic care for 40 years and how fortunate we are to have his leadership.

School Nurses and Hyperhidrosis Early-Intervention, Making a Difference for Kids

School nurses play a crucial role in the identification of possible hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating) in children and making referrals for assessment and treatment. With prompt and empathetic attention, these healthcare professionals can make a huge difference in a child’s life. Learn more about how you can support your local school nurses’ hyperhidrosis awareness and action plans.

Something to Smooth on Your Skin or Pop in Your Mouth? New Meds You Haven’t Heard About (Yet) Could Change Everything

Scientists are working for you. Right now. Really. There are new treatments in the works with great potential for people with hyperhidrosis. And they might just change everything. Here’s what you need to know.

The State of Sweat in the Netherlands

My name is Thijs. I am the founder of The Dutch Hyperhidrosis Society and I’m excited to share my thoughts and a Dutch perspective on hyperhidrosis with you. Read on…

National survey shows that nearly 1 in 5 teens suffers from excessive sweating

Hyperhidrosis is common and impactful among teens according to International Hyperhidrosis Society research presented at the recent American Academy of Dermatology’s Annual Meeting. In fact, 17% of teens say they experience excessive, uncontrollable sweating – that’s nearly 1 in 5 teens and SEVEN TIMES MORE than previous estimates, which put the number at just 1.6% to 2.1%! Find out the details…

The Year Hyperhidrosis Went Mainstream

We may look back and say 2016 was the year we all realized just how common hyperhidrosis and multifocal hyperhidrosis really is!


This was also the year we realized how many kids are struggling with excessive sweating, and, sadly, how easy it still is for major TV personalities, politicians, and even household-name companies to stereotype, insult, and shame anyone who “sweats too much.”


We’re fighting back with awareness-building initiatives (like the video to the left), improved clinical trial access, and quality research. Information is power! Get it here with highlights from the International Hyperhidrosis Society’s eye-opening research just published in Dermatologic Surgery, a peer-reviewed journal. 

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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