New Hyperhidrosis Treatment Study Now Open

by Jan 29, 2017Hyperhidrosis2 comments

Hello friends! I got a call a little while ago from Lisa Pieretti, the Executive Director of the International Hyperhidrosis Society. She gave me the scoop on some very exciting news, and it’s up to us as the hyperhidrosis community to speak out and participate in order to advance treatment options for those who suffer from excessive sweating.

I am excited to announce a new hyperhidrosis treatment study is now open and actively recruiting sweaty participants. 😀

Twenty-five dermatologists in the United States have joined this study to investigate a topical gel for underarm sweating. So, if you have hyperhidrosis in other areas of your body like I do, please note this study focuses on axillary hyperhidrosis. The good news is that I sweat excessively in my pits, so I am eligible to participate.

Study Criteria

hyperhidrosis treatment study

Image used with permission from IHHS; courtesy of Grow My Ideas

  • You must have excessive sweating in your underarms (aka axillary hyperhidrosis)
  • You must be 18 years of age or older
  • You must be within easy commuting distance of your study site location

How to Enroll

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Image used with permission from IHHS; courtesy of Grow My Ideas

Call 866-72-SWEAT (866-727-9328) to speak with the lovely people manning the phone lines. They will ask you a few questions, enter your responses into their database, and then forward them to the participating dermatologists who will then follow up with you.

I was the first one to call the phone lines for this study! I’ve spoken with the dermatologist’s office in my local area and have my screening appointment this week. For the first time ever, I am really hoping I sweat profusely so that I can qualify for the study. Maybe I’ll skip my antiperspirant all week. I like to live on the edge.

Study Locations

Norfolk, VA 23507 North Miami Beach, FL 33162 Warren, MI 48088 Carmel, IN 46032
Miami, FL 33025 Nashville, TN 37215 College Station, TX 77845 San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
Wellesley, MA 02481 Coral Gables, FL 33146 Salt Lake City, UT 84117 Encinitas, CA 92024
New York, NY 10128 Rockville, MD 20850 Austin, TX 78759 Los Angeles, CA 90045
Plainfield, IN 46168 Hunt Valley, MD 21030 Houston, TX 77056 San Diego, CA 92123
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467 Fridley, MN 55432 Greenwood Village, CO 80111 San Francisco, CA 94117

Well, what are you waiting for? Call 866-72-SWEAT (866-727-9328) now. The sooner you do, the sooner we can find a cure for hyperhidrosis. And remember, this condition affects 5% of the world population. You are NOT alone!

Special thanks to the International Hyperhidrosis Society for keeping me informed and to Albert Ganss, creative genius behind the graphics used above. You can find him at Grow My Ideas.

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