Tag Archives: HS

Feel in Control of Your Life with Hidradenitis Suppurativa

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A lot is going on all around you. Between work, kids (maybe) and home, friends and events, it can be difficult. Throw in chronic illness, and it feels like the world never stops spinning. You are not alone in this. Life with hidradenitis suppurativa can be good! Research has shown that there is a link […]

Exercise and Hidradenitis Suppurativa

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Hidradenitis Suppurativa takes its toll on our bodies in many ways. As well as dealing with the usual pains and discomfort of the wounds and lesions, HS also causes us to walk differently and sit differently. HS can even affect our posture. HidraWear has teamed up with the most wonderful yoga instructor Ana Maria Conneely, […]

Living with Hidradenitis Suppurativa Scars

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I am fortunate in a sense that of all the challenges HS presents me with, my scars are not one of them. I accepted a long time ago that I was never going to have blemish-free skin. That is if such a thing exists at all. I don’t see my scars as ugly but not […]

Let’s Talk About Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) With Elise Axon

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

Jackson Gillies – Hidradenitis Suppurativa Celebrity Alert!

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We all know that living with HS 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. This week, we are talking with […]

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 […]

HS Disease and Emotions

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We all have feelings that overwhelm us. Believe it or not, emotions serve a purpose. You shouldn’t ignore them. In avoiding feeling bad, you ignore a message your body is giving you. HS disease and emotions can be difficult to manage sometimes, but they can be managed! For some people with HS, overwhelming emotions are […]

The Diary of a HS Flare

The dreaded HS flare… Just when you think you will get some relief, and usually out of nowhere, hidradenitis suppurativa can flare up. There never seems to be much rhythm or routine to my HS flares, although I can link some of them to stressful life events. The HS flare I’m going to talk about […]

Hidradenitis Suppurativa and Men

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Hidradenitis Suppurativa can be a debilitating disease for some. We have heard so many stories about how HS impacts peoples lives. It can prevent people from living the life they want. Although HS is shown to affect more women than men, men do suffer terribly from HS. And often they suffer in silence. We’re going […]

Yoga and Hidradenitis Suppurativa- Episode 4

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Hidradenitis Suppurativa takes its toll on our bodies in many ways. As well as dealing with the usual pains and discomfort of the wounds and lesions, HS also causes us to walk differently and sit differently. HS can even affect our posture. HidraWear has teamed up with the most wonderful yoga instructor Ana Maria Conneely, […]

Hidradenitis Suppurativa and Heat

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Summer is here! It’s the start of the summer and time for a bit of reflection. According to the BBC weather, it was the hottest and driest May on record in the UK. I love the sun, and I love being in the garden. However, what I don’t love is the way my HS reacts […]

Hidradenitis Suppurativa Pictures

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What does HS look like? We have some hidradenitis suppurativa pictures to share. Firstly, Hidradenitis Suppurativa pictures can be found on the internet easily. But for most of us, it is a hidden disease in many ways. A lot of people haven’t heard of it, and so a lot of people with HS don’t like […]