Tag Archives: HS

Psychology, HS and Pain: It Is All in Your Neurons

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HS and Pain If you are reading this, you know a little something about HS pain. We all know how pain makes us feel physically and emotionally but not always why. I am a firm believer that you can fight something if you know how it works. What I want to do in this post […]

Body Positivity – A Book Review

Book Review: Body Positive Power by Megan Jayne Crabbe Body positivity is something I have been interested in for a while. Unfortunately, online, it seems to be a battleground. Some people seem very confident in their bodies telling everyone that they should be too. Others mesh health and morality. This can intimidate someone new, who […]

Behind Closed Doors – The HS Experience

The HS Experience It won’t come as a surprise to anyone living with Hidradenitis Suppurativa that there is a link between our physical and mental health. When I tell someone I have the condition, I am usually met with a few different responses. Firstly, there’s the person who looks blankly at me and tells me […]

Homemade Natural Deodorant

It can be really tricky to find the right deodorant for you when you have HS  because you want to use something that will be kind and nourishing to the body. Also something that helps prevent irritation. For that reason, this natural deodorant recipe has been tried and tested by on the-go people. The natural […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]