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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, […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

Developing HidraWear Products

Beginnings HidraMed Solutions, the company who developed HidraWear products was founded by Suzanne, a fellow HS patient. Suzanne began the journey to developing the first product back in 2013, when she simply wanted to be able to dress her armpits quickly and get on with her day. She spent 2 years working with a designer, […]

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 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 […]

Being a Teenager, Hidradenitis Suppurativa and How to Cope

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Have you found a lump that’s sore and comes back again and again? I imagine you feel scared and embarrassed to tell anyone, right? Certainly Googling it didn’t help either I bet. In short, you may have Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS). Being a teenager is hard enough, and your body is already changing without this too. […]

5 Ways to Raise HS Awareness

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It can take an average of 7 years to receive a diagnosis of Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS). One reason for this is that it’s not a well- known disease. It is a secret a lot of people keep, and even medical professionals misunderstand it. HS awareness and understanding its impact is essential. But often people with […]

How to Build a Habit

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There are certain times of the year that people want a change and so attempt to change their habits. Probably the most popular time is the new year. But as you know most resolutions don’t survive past January. Lets look at how to build a habit, and make it stick! Getting Started – First steps […]

Yoga and Hidradenitis Suppurativa- Episode 3

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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, […]

How Do I Talk to My Doctor – Hidradenitis Suppurativa

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The Dreaded Doctors Office So, you find yourself worried about your body, but you are too scared to talk to your doctor about hidradenitis suppurativa. You think they won’t listen to you, or that you are being dramatic. Sound about right? If you are struggling with this right now, don’t worry most people have at […]