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Gratitude for wellbeing 101

I don’t doubt that you’ve heard of gratitude. Maybe you think of it as a feeling or something you “should” do or feel. Have you thought of it as a tool you can practice with, develop a skill for and use to improve your wellbeing? Read on to find out more. What Is gratitude? My […]

Yoga for Hidradenitis Suppurativa

Hidradenitis Suppurativa can take its toll on our bodies in many ways. We already deal with the usual pains and discomfort of the wounds and lesions. But HS can also cause us to walk differently. Sometimes we sit differently and our posture can be affected. Practicing daily yoga can help HidraWear has teamed up with […]

Coping & Resilience According to Psychology

Impact of Hidradenitis Suppurativa Many of you will have come across research about the consequences of HS on your quality of life. I did when I was first diagnosed and so it was upsetting. It was possible to overcome it because I had been working on my coping skills and building resilience. I would like […]

Learning to live with my skin disease

I’ve been living with Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) since I was 13 years old but was only diagnosed at 23. There were a few tough years, but I eventually came to terms with the fact that I live with a chronic skin disease. I don’t let it be a big deal in my life but that […]

COVID-19, How I’m Maintaining My Mental Wellbeing

I imagine the biggest thing on everyone’s mind right now is Covid-19. While I can’t offer any medical advice, (I am so not qualified for that), I am in potentially two high- risk groups between my Asthma and Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS). Suffice to say I’m anxious. I am here to share the ways I’m coping […]

How A HS Patient Became CEO Of A Wound Care Company

Suzanne Moloney, CEO and Founder of HidraMed Solutions

Anyone living with Hidradenitis Suppurativa knows the score… sore, oozing and draining skin, and the constant worry of springing a leak unexpectedly. I’ve lived with this since I was a young teen. One day it all got too much to manage and led me to set up my own wound care company.  I was frustrated. […]

Relationships, Intimacy and Hidradenitis Suppurativa

Erin Martinez is a clinical social worker working in the mental health field and a AASECT certified sex therapist. She often works with individuals who have been diagnosed with HS in relation to changes in adapting their lifestyle, managing their relationships and managing any changes to their sexual or intimacy experiences. Introduction & Chapter 1: […]

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, […]

HidraMed Solutions shortlisted for two JWC awards

The HidraMed Solutions team were thrilled to be notified that their hard work is being recognised. HidraMed has been shortlisted for two awards at The Journal of Wound Care Awards 2020. The categories that HidraMed are a finalist for are Innovation in Skin Integrity, which is sponsored by ISTAP and Innovation in Wound Care which […]

How to support your loved ones with HS By Shatece Haynes

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The first time I saw one of those annoying lesions under my arm, I had no idea what was going on with my body. I was (naturally) terrified and kept it to myself until the pain became unbearable. There was a point where HS made me feel crippled and weak, but I’ve found that sharing […]

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 […]

JWC Awards 2019

On Friday the 1st of March 2019, Suzanne and Conan from the HidraMed Solutions team travelled to London for the Journal of Wound Care (JWC) Awards. Earlier this year, in January, Suzanne was thrilled to learn that HidraMed Solutions had been shortlisted for an award in the Patient Wellbeing category for the 2019 JWC Awards. […]