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New Study Finds Excessive Sweating More COMMON, SEVERE, and SOCIALLY CRIPPLING than Previously Reported.

January 17, 2017: New research published in Archives of Dermatological Research shows that hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating) is more prevalent, severe, and socially debilitating than previously reported.

According to the report –

• 4.8% of the population live with severe excessive sweating (significantly more than the 2.8% previously reported). 

• 75% of those with excessive sweating say the condition has negative impacts on their social life, well-being, and emotional and mental health.

Why Sweating at Work Can Be a Serious Problem

Sweating Bullets in Business is a Severe Medical Issue 

CHARLESTON, S.C., September 19, 2017 — As people go about their daily work lives, whether in the office or networking and interacting with colleagues, customers, clients, vendors, and other associates, there’s a common but hidden scourge: excessive sweating. In fact, a national survey conducted by the International Hyperhidrosis Society (IHhS)—the scholars of sweat—shows multiple millions suffer from extreme, uncomfortable, embarrassing, debilitating, and emotionally-devastating sweating. This type of sweating is a serious medical condition known as hyperhidrosis and nearly 367 million people of all ages struggle with it on their hands, feet, face, underarms, or body. 

Here Comes Spring; Don’t Sweat It!

April 6, 2016, Charleston, South Carolina  ̶ What does spring mean to you? Flowers, green grass, and buzzing bees? What about sweat, sweat stains, and sweat embarrassment?

We all sweat. We all need to sweat. But we don’t all want to show it! Warm weather is on the horizon and now’s the time to get ready.

The International Hyperhidrosis Society has a shopping guide to help you look and feel cool as a cucumber this spring.

Cutting-edge antiperspirants, underarm shields, moisture wicking sleepwear, shoe liners, and more can help you can feel more confident and comfortable without having to see a doctor.

Trump’s Obsession with Sweat is No Joke: Genetic Sweat Condition Devastating to Children and Young Adults. Jokes Promote Bullying Says International Hyperhidrosis Society

March 1, 2016, Charleston, South Carolina — The International Hyperhidrosis Society (IHHS) has a message for Donald Trump: Stop making sweat jokes and recognize that hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating) is a serious, often genetic medical condition that exacts an undo toll on young people. Anyone who agrees can sign the IHHS petition on MoveOn.org asking Trump to help – not hurt – hyperhidrosis patients.

National survey shows that nearly 1 in 5 teens experience excessive, uncontrollable sweating

National survey shows that nearly 1 in 5 teens experience excessive, uncontrollable sweating

New research conducted by the International Hyperhidrosis Society and presented at the American Academy of Dermatology’s 2017 Annual meeting shows that 17% of teens experience extreme sweating — that’s at least SEVEN TIMES more teens affected than previous estimates.

CHARLESTON, S.C., March 8, 2017: According to data collected by International Hyperhidrosis Society researchers and presented at the recent American Academy of Dermatology’s (AAD) 2017 Annual Meeting, 17% of teens experience excessive, uncontrollable sweating.

This is significantly more teens than reported in prior studies, which put prevalence statistics at only 1.6% to 2.1%.

As Summer Heats Up, Survey Reveals Need for Effective Sweat Treatments

As the thermometer rises, so does the humidity. For many, the humidity can be annoying, but for the nearly 8 million Americans who suffer from a treatable condition called hyperhidrosis [1], or excessive sweating, the humidity can be unbearable. Hyperhidrosis creates sweaty underarms, sweaty palms, sweaty feet, dripping sweat from the face, among other areas of excessive sweating, and though not caused by heat, is aggravated by heat or anxiety.

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