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Helpful resources for hidradenitis suppurativa (HS)

As HS awareness increases, more and more resources are becoming available to those who have or care for someone with HS. These resources can put you in touch with past and present HS research, offer workable ways to live a healthier lifestyle, and connect you to vibrant HS forums.

History of hidradenitis suppurativa

HS was first identified in the 1830s. Since that time, research has shown that inflammation and the immune system may play a key role. Here’s a look at how HS research and awareness have changed over time:

Illustrated timeline showing the history of HS from 1839 when symptoms were first described, to 2019 where treatment guidelines were issued Illustrated timeline showing the history of HS from 1839 when symptoms were first described, to 2019 where treatment guidelines were issued Illustrated timeline showing the history of HS from 1839 when symptoms were first described, to 2019 where treatment guidelines were issued

Today, hidradenitis suppurativa research and attention in the medical community is growing. This increasing support and interest will help to provide more and more answers in the coming years. In the meantime, check out the sites below for even more information about the disease.

Health & wellness

These sites offer ways to change your lifestyle, with ideas for healthier eating, quitting smoking, and reducing daily stress. Remember to talk to your doctor before making any changes to your lifestyle.

HS communities

Check out some of these HS support groups. You’ll find others dealing with some of the same HS issues that you or someone you care for face. You might learn some new tips and share a few of your own.

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