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HS and Weight

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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 the last 10 years. We can […]

My Hidradenitis Suppurativa Diagnosis

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The Chance Hidradenitis Suppurativa Diagnosis I have had Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) for 13 years. Last year I visited my doctor for something unrelated. While I waited, I read the Irish Skin Foundation’s Hidradenitis Suppurativa booklet. Reading through the booklet, I recognised my symptoms and decided to ask my doctor about it. Now that I have […]

Hidradenitis Suppurativa podcasts with Doctors

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Podcasts are a great tool to learn on the go. You can listen to these from the comfort of your own home or while on the go, whether it be in the car or while out for a run. Dialogues in Dermatology Bonus – July 2019 – Hidradenitis Suppurativa In this podcast, M. Laurin Council, […]

Symposium on Hidradenitis Suppurativa Advances 2019

The Symposium on Hidradenitis Suppurativa Advances (SHSA) took place in the Westin Book Cadillac Hotel in Detroit Michigan from the 1st-3rd of November.  Symposium on Hidradenitis Suppurativa Advances This was the 4th annual SHSA. SHSA takes place over 3 days for specialist and primary care physicians. It attracts over 300 delegates. According to the SHSA […]

How I Overcame My HS and Moved to Another Continent by Fernanda Almeida

The moment you are diagnosed is unforgettable. Trying to understand what is happening with your body is both frightening and comforting at the same time. On the day I was diagnosed, I promised myself Hidradenitis Suppurativa would not stop me from doing anything in my life. I was 21 years old and had lived with […]

Suzanne’s Journey with HS

Suzanne Moloney, CEO and Founder of HidraWear

Suzanne Moloney, CEO and Founder of HidraMed Solutions, developed the skin disease Hidradenitis Suppurativa when she was 13 years old. Prior to that, she was a very active, sporty girl who loved running, swimming, rollerblading and rounders. She was a great runner and one of the fastest kids in school. Suzanne didn’t know what it […]