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Causes: Health

Mission: It is our mission to promote hyperhidrosis research, educate physicians in optimal diagnosis and care, raise awareness about the condition's emotional and economic impacts, and advocate for patient access to effective treatments. As part of our mission, we continuously build programs that connect those who suffer from hyperhidrosis with those who provide care, while increasing public understanding of this debilitating medical condition.

Results: Educated hundreds of medical professionals in hyperhidrosis diagnosis and care; Provided bi-monthly e-newsletter to over 50,000 subscribers; Supported research and development of improved treatments; Millions of media impressions; Millions of visitors to our continuously-updated site: www.SweatHelp.org.

Target demographics: kids, adults, families suffering with excessive, uncontrollable sweating

Geographic areas served: Global.

Programs: physician education, research support, advocacy for sufferers, and public awareness.

Community Stories

29 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

11 ltguy11

Volunteer

Rating: 5

I've been volunteering at IHHS ever since I was in high school and Lisa and the staff always treated me with care and respect. They go to great lengths to get the word out about hyperhidrosis and raise awareness about this disorder. I've known this organization almost since the beginning and seen them grow and do great things. Thanks to the work that is done, HH treatment and insurance coverage for it has come a long way. They're always in the know about upcoming treatments and work hard to facilitate progress in the field by interacting with scientists and companies that develop treatments for hyperhidrosis. There really is no other organization like this in the world.

1

General Member of the Public

Rating: 4

I had been looking everywhere trying to find an answer for Hyperhidrosis but no luck with anything in Australia. I just kept getting a diagnosis of the sweating but no clue to finding a solution to the problem. Kept searching and came across the International Hyperhidrosis Society's site.
I have to congratulate them on giving more answers than I had been able to find with all my other searching I had done. I found this to be a thorough, friendly and helpful place to look for answers. I was sent the latest information regarding this condition with names of professionals to contact here in Australia.
I hope this Society gets all the support they deserve to continue their excellent work. Thanks from a very grateful Aussie.

2 Evan11

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

Christine was very helpful with all my questions. I appreciated her thorough e-mail.

1

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

Wow! What an amazing organization that truly cares about people! What a great source of support and information. Everyone that I have come in contact with at the organization is professional and has such compassion! Thank you IHHS for the work you do to help those who have hyperhidrosis!

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

I just recently learned about hyperhidrosis and I'm surprised at the number of people suffering from this condition . I have been totally impressed by the dedication and endless hours that has been but into IHHS by Lisa and her staff. They have a true passion for helping everyone effected , in such a loving and caring way I feel privileged to have been able to learn from them this past week.

1

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

The International Hyperhidrosis Society was created to help people who suffer with this condition in the most loving and compassionate way possible. Everyone involved deeply cares about those with Hyperhidrosis. A combination of research, education and outreach is helping people who may otherwise have nowhere to turn. I am very impressed with both the mission and the people of the International Hyperhidrosis Society.

1

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

I have just recently learned about this wonderful organization. They are kind, caring and have such a passion for helping people with Hyperhidrosis. It truly is an honor to work with them.

1

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

I was surprised as a registered nurse that I had never heard of the disease HH. I was saddened to learn about the many people who are suffering in silence. The IHHS is truly an amazing organization! They are bringing awareness to the general public about this condition (and the medical community as well). They are connecting patients with physicians who are knowledgeable about HH and it’s treatment options. IHHS is also promoting cutting edge research for new treatments. All of this is being done with so much compassion for the people who are suffering from this disease. What a wonderful organization!

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

I recently became involved with IHHS, and am amazed by the dedication the organization has to improving the lives of those suffering from Hyperhidrosis. The organization has tackled a large array of issues in a relatively short amount of time-- from research to support to education to treatment--all in an extremely compassionate manner. The organization, its work, and especially its well-organized and updated website serve as a place where someone suffering from this condition can truly "one-stop shop" for all the information they need to learn about living with excessive sweat, understanding that they are NOT alone, and options for potentially improving their struggle with this condition. Many thanks to everyone at IHHS who works tirelessly to improve the lives of those living with Hyperhidrosis!

3

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

This is the ONLY organization that understands WE are out here and need their help. They continue researching and always share any help they can to hyperhydrosis sufferers. I've had this condition since I was a teenager... now 38 and I've tried everything over the counter and many prescriptions. Over the counter products do not work and most prescription solutions have nasty side effects. There are medical solutions out there but many are temporary and not covered by insurance. Without the International Hyperhydrosis Society - we wouldn't be getting anywhere and the information wouldn't be out there in the world letting everyone know - THIS IS A REAL CONDITION and those who are suffering ... you are NOT ALONE.

2

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

Really the only place I have found ( and I rigorously have been searching)that is aggressively trying to help and address relief from this ignored and debilitating condition.
http://www.Sweathelp.org
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