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Living with Hidradenitis Suppurativa

Living with Hidradenitis Suppurativa

I have been unwell of late. From time to time I suffer with my mental health. The reasons for this are complex and many, however I do know that living with hidradenitis suppurativa plays a big part in my mental state. Hidra What? When my mental wellbeing dips I still,...

Let’s Talk About HS – Featuring Shawn Kindle

Let’s Talk About HS – Featuring Shawn Kindle

We all know that living with HS can knock you down. It can certainly make life difficult sometimes and it can be hard to stay motivated. But life can be good, despite HS. We contacted some fellow HS warriors to talk about HS and share some advice with us. Shawn Kindle...

Hidradenitis Suppurativa, Weight Stigma and Body Shaming

Hidradenitis Suppurativa, Weight Stigma and Body Shaming

A basic human need is acceptance by others. Stigma is defined as an “awareness of social disapproval, discrediting or devaluation, based on an attribute or physical mark.” In this case, the size of a person’s body. This kind of stigma is called body-shaming....

HS and Weight

HS and Weight

Being diagnosed with HS can be a life changing moment. Very often, we can feel a sense of grief and loss of control of our bodies. While there is no cure for HS, doctors and researchers are working hard developing new treatments.  There has been lots of progress in...

HS Disease and Emotions

HS Disease and Emotions

We all have feelings that overwhelm us. Believe it or not, emotions serve a purpose. You shouldn’t ignore them. In avoiding feeling bad, you ignore a message your body is giving you. HS disease and emotions can be difficult to manage sometimes, but they can be...

The Diary of an HS Flare

The Diary of an HS Flare

The dreaded HS flare… Just when you think you will get some relief, and usually out of nowhere, hidradenitis suppurativa can flare up. There never seems to be much rhythm or routine to my HS flares, although I can link some of them to stressful life events. The HS...

Hidradenitis Suppurativa and Men

Hidradenitis Suppurativa and Men

Hidradenitis Suppurativa can be a debilitating disease for some. We have heard so many stories about how HS impacts peoples lives. It can prevent people from living the life they want. Although HS is shown to affect more women than men, men do suffer terribly from HS....

Hidradenitis Suppurativa and Fatigue

Hidradenitis Suppurativa and Fatigue

Fatigue is common in people with HS. A 2010 study found that 40% of patients who took part reported clinical fatigue. Hidradenitis Suppurativa and fatigue unfortunately often go hand in hand. According to Healthline, fatigue is “an overall feeling of tiredness...

Developing HidraWear Products

Developing HidraWear Products

Beginnings HidraMed Solutions, the company who developed HidraWear products was founded by Suzanne, a fellow HS patient. Suzanne began the journey to developing the first product back in 2013, when she simply wanted to be able to dress her armpits quickly and get on...