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Daily Management of Hidradenitis Suppurativa

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Firstly, most people with hidradenitis suppurativa manage some element of their condition daily. Whether that’s lifestyle or wound care at home, we are certainly always working to keep ourselves safe and well. So, you can never have enough HS tips. Secondly, everyone’s condition is different. So not every tip will work for you. However, this […]

Hidradenitis Suppurativa Trigger Foods

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Being diagnosed with HS can be a life changing moment, and 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 that will help to improve our lives and there has been lots […]

Daily Management of Hidradenitis Suppurativa

hidradenitis suppurativa tips and tricks stage 1

Firstly, most people with hidradenitis suppurativa manage some element of their condition daily. Whether that’s lifestyle or wound care at home, we are certainly always working to keep ourselves safe and well. So, you can never have enough HS tips. Secondly, everyone’s condition is different. So not every tip will work for you. However, this […]

HS on the go! What You Should Have in Your Hidradenitis Suppurativa Kit.

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While Hidradenitis Suppurativa is a lifelong condition, it shouldn’t stop you living your life. In the past, we have talked about an array of HS management tips and products. Hopefully, this has given you an idea of some of the things you will need to care for your condition. We’re going to look at some […]

Let’s Talk About Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) With Jasmine Espy

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We all know that living with Hidradenitis Suppurativa  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. Jasmine Talks about Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) […]

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 […]

Hidradenitis Suppurativa Breakouts-Ronnie’s Experience

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Ronnie is 30  years old and from Florida. His hidradenitis suppurativa breakouts began in 2015. But HS doesn’t get in the way of him living his life. He is passionate about djing, business and making the most of life. Hidradenitis suppurativa breakouts commonly occur in the armpits, thighs, groin and buttocks. However, Ronnie like many […]

Hidradenitis Suppurativa and Caffeine

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Last year, after my diagnosis, I read dairy, brewer’s yeast and sugar were the primary dietary triggers of HS. Other triggers included nightshades (potatoes, peppers, spices, etc.) and there might be a lnk between hidradenitis suppurativa and caffeine. This was a caffeine addicts’ worst nightmare. I could give up anything else but not my coffee. […]

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 Diet – Where to Begin…

Believe it or not, the food we choose to eat has a profound impact on our health and wellbeing. Analysing and becoming aware of the food products that we buy and eat, and the choices we make in relation to our diet, will help us to make small adjustments and gradually make bigger changes that […]

Diet Tips for HS

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Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) is a debilitating chronic skin condition that causes boils, lesions and nodules to form on the skin. The affected areas can get very swollen and inflamed during flare-ups and so can be very sore and uncomfortable for the person. HS usually develops after puberty and is more common in women than men. […]

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