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.
Hyperhidrosis can have significant emotional and economic impact on patients. The IHHS is a relentless advocate, committed to promoting research, educating healthcare providers, and raising awareness about the condition in order to help improve the lives of the patients they serve. I encourage all of my patients who struggle with hyperhidrosis to visit the IHHS website for information and for support.
We have been donating for the past three years and are very pleased with the level of professionalism, integrity, and empathy seen in everyone involved with the organization.
In short, the International Hyperhidrosis Society changes lives. I can say this because my life began the day I learned of IHHS and started receiving treatment. Suddenly I was managing my condition rather than it managing me.
After treatment a whole new me emerged. A confident, stronger, me. I quickly recognized that others were suffering in silence just as I once was. They deserved to live life without the symptoms this condition afflicts. They needed to be told help was available.
The IHHS is an invaluable resource for sufferers. Armed with the latest research and the brightest physicians, I knew I wanted to get involved to help spread the word.
As an advocate for the society I have seen first hand the good works this nonprofit does. Coast to coast they promote awareness, treat the condition, and educate. The IHHS improves the quality of lives for sufferers. Lives are changed. I have seen it.
Thank you IHHS and keep up the great work!
The International Hyperhidrosis Society goes out of its way to benefit those afflicted with this medical condition. They stay on top of the latest treatments and even train doctors to be sure patients are informed and get the treatment they need. There are many people suffering with hyperhidroisis and I know they will continue to do as much as they can to help those who reach out to them.
Hyperhidrosis is a little known condition that is seen as "no big deal" to those who don't have it. However, it can be socially devastating to those who do have it. The International Hyperhidrosis Society is by far the best resource for those suffering from this condition. They do an amazing job of educating sufferers on the causes and treatments of this horrible condition.
I have struggled with excessive sweating of the palms of my hands and the soles of my feet since infancy. It has affected almost all aspects of my life, including body image, career choices, social interactions, and intimate relationships; it affects what I touch, who I touch, and how I touch. Hyperhidrosis is something that I have coped with, often on my own, for 34 years.
The IHHS has been my primary source for medically-accurate information on treatment for hyperhidrosis, which has helped me become an informed patient and advocate for myself. IHHS has increased my hope that things can be better for myself and others. Through website, telephone, and in-person resources, they have helped patients find clinicians that provide treatment, and helped patients find ways to pay for their treatment, a barrier to care that often increases the hopelessness of this condition. IHHS has helped increase access to care for patients of all financial means.
Many exuberant and dry-handed thank-you's to my Pennsylvania-based IHHS. You have made my life so much better.
I have suffered from hyperhidrosis for more than 30 years. It wasn't until my daughter also showed signs of excessive sweating that I looked up the symptoms on the Internet. The International Hyperhidrosis Society site answered many questions that I had. I felt encouraged to seek medical treatment that could be covered by our insurance. I am so relieved and happy that my daughter and son can do presentations at school, play in the band, go out on dates, etc. without having to worry about sweaty underarms any more (thank you, Botox!). I think about what a different person I might have turned out to be if I hadn't been held back by embarrassing sweat stains. This organization helps many others like me to learn how to alleviate their sweating and lead their best lives.
The International Hyperhidrosis Society has been a lifesaver for many of our students. We live in a very low-wealth county and a large percentage of our students are unable to purchase even basic hygiene items. After providing IHHS with a picture of our hyperhydrosis posters (that are located in our Student Health office) and explaining the needs of our students, they graciously supplied us with deodorant samples. Our students are extremely appreciative of being given the deodorant. One said the other day "I can keep the whole thing?? Thank you!" That pretty much says it all. My thanks to IHHS!
The International Hyperhidrosis Society was very helpful in providing deoderant samples for indigent students who are affected by the condition. Ms. Christine was very responsive in meeting our needs.
Sharon Hobson, RN, CRNP
This is a great nonprofit group. I was in need of sample deodorant for my school which has lots of economically disadvantaged students; and with just a short email, they provided me with much needed samples. This is a great help to our kids, many of which can not afford quality hygeine projects.
I work in a dermatology practice and the IHHS is absolutely wonderful! They are a very knowledable resource and quick to help. I have referred many out of town patients to them in order to find help closer to home. They truly give the impression that they are their to help the patient.
We are a needy school with 1350 underpriveledged students. I am a school nurse and determined a need for deodarant since finances influences the hygiene of the students and was immediately responded to in a positive way with a generous donation.
I am a school nurse in an elementary school and am always looking for ways to serve my students. Years ago Proctor and Gamble would give away free samples of deodorant to our 5th graders. We would distribute them during the health talks about maturing. The freebies are no longer given but the need remains. I am thrilled to be able to obtain some free samples for our children. Thanks to this group our halls will be a sweeter place!
My middle school is very appreciative of the suppport we have received from the International Hyperhidrosis Society. They have sent our school antiperspirant samples that are given to students during important discussions on personal hygiene care.
Christine's response to my request was both swift and kind. Thank you for your help; children who are entering adolescence certainly need all the support we can give, and yours is appreciated.
As a school nurse to middle school aged children, I am faced daily with hygiene issues. The students ask questions about why they sweat so much and weather or not this condition is normal. The literature and supplies provided helps me educate the children and their families. Thank you!
IHHS is a wonderful resource for patients suffering with hyperhidrosis. I encourage all of my patients to visit the website for information and for a source of support in knowing that they are not alone when dealing with this condition. I have also attended an educational seminar for healthcare providers and learned other ways to help and treat my patients.
IHHS has truly been a pleasure to work with. They provide informative and accurate information to help the thousands of people suffering with hyperhydrosis get through their daily lives. Their newsletter and website are great tools for finding out the latest information and solutions to excessive sweating. I highly recommend to consumers and partners alike.
The International Hyperhidrosis Society's website and newsletter are very informative and helpful. Through the website, I found the iontophoresis machine I purchased as well as other useful products. As a hyperhidrosis sufferer for over 20 years, it is so comforting to read about other people's experiences and to know you're not alone with this problem.
I am also a school nurse and was so excited to receive the school kit. During a hygiene lecture, I explained to my 4th-6th graders what hyperhidrosis was and let them know there is help available. I will soon be receiving samples of deodorant and plan to give those to the 5th & 6th graders during their human growth & development class. If I can help one student, it will be well worth it! I remember feeling so confused and frustrated with my sweaty hands when I was young. I don't want that for any of my students or my children. I am so grateful to the IHS and glad so many people care!