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Like Music? Check out Jackson Gillies – Rising Star

Like Music? Check out Jackson Gillies – Rising Star

If you haven’t already heard about Jackson Gillies, you are in for a treat! And if you have, well make sure to check out his new music on Spotify. Jackson sings from the heart, and what a big heart he has. Jackson has endured chronic illness since early childhood when...

Challenging Hidradenitis Suppurativa Wound Care

Challenging Hidradenitis Suppurativa Wound Care

We all know that the drainage from HS can certainly be difficult to manage. The leaking and the weeping is unpredictable and often has different consistency, colour and odour. Typical HS lesions drain a lot, and usually this can be contained by an absorbent dressing...

Self Compassion and Hidradenitis Suppurativa

Self Compassion and Hidradenitis Suppurativa

Many people who take time out because of chronic illness judge themselves harshly. They judge themselves for not being productive. Or worry that others will think they are lazy. Too often, we default to the blame game in which we are all losers. We have talked about...

Christmas, Covid-19 and Hidradenitis Suppurativa

Christmas, Covid-19 and Hidradenitis Suppurativa

Linking Hidradenitis Suppurativa to a ‘festive event’ certainly may seem strange. However, managing long term conditions through such holidays can be a challenge. To add to the worry of hidradenitis suppurativa, there’s COVID-19, a whole heap of stress in itself! We...

Surviving the Holidays with Hidradenitis Suppurativa

Surviving the Holidays with Hidradenitis Suppurativa

Christmas may be the most wonderful time of the year, but its also super stressful. You have a lot of organising to do, financial pressure and family obligations. Add a chronic illness like HS to the mix, and it can be a bit overwhelming. You really need to plan. Be...

Managing Your Mental Health With HS

Managing Your Mental Health With HS

Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) is more than a skin disease. I don’t need to tell you the ways it can affect your body. But it can be equally devastating on your mental health. You may learn to treat your physical symptoms. But, it’s equally important to...

9 Ways to Make Life Easier With HS

9 Ways to Make Life Easier With HS

  Last week we talked about things that can make HS worse and how to deal with them. But HS can affect us in many ways and not all of them are to do with flare-ups. There are strategies we can use to manage our condition better overall. So, it should come as no...

HS Misdiagnosis and Treatment – Michael’s Story

HS Misdiagnosis and Treatment – Michael’s Story

So, if you’re reading this, you most likely have or know someone who has Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS).  I’m a 24-year-old male living in sunny South Florida. The humidity is through the roof, and the chub rub is well… rubbing. That being said, firstly,...