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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 […]

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 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 […]

Managing Weight and Hidradenitis Suppurativa

  So, you’ve been told you need to lose weight. There are very few people who are overweight and don’t know it.  Yet it’s amazing how often people will tell you that you need to lose weight.  As if you didn’t already know.  Or hadn’t noticed. When it comes to Hidradenitis Suppurativa, people are often told […]

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