Navigation Links
As Summer Heats Up, New Survey Reveals Need for Effective Sweat Treatments
Date:6/18/2008

- International Hyperhidrosis Society Offers Tips for Managing Summer Sweat

-

NEW YORK, June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- As the thermometer rises, so does the humidity. For many, the humidity can be annoying, but for the nearly 8 million Americans who suffer from a treatable condition called hyperhidrosis(1), or excessive sweating, the humidity can be unbearable. Hyperhidrosis affects underarms, palms, feet and head, among other areas, and though not caused by heat, is aggravated by heat or anxiety.

The International Hyperhidrosis Society (IHHS), a non profit organization dedicated to those who have the condition, commissioned Harris Interactive to conduct a survey among nearly 3,000 U.S. adults to find out how sweat affects the general adult population, not just those who suffer from hyperhidrosis. The survey found that one third of U.S. adults (33%) think that they have too much underarm sweat, yet only three percent(1) of the U.S. population are known to suffer from hyperhidrosis -- even less from excessive underarm sweating specifically.

The findings also revealed that more than half of U.S. adults (60%) would be embarrassed or very embarrassed by visible underarm sweat stains. Additionally, more adults would be embarrassed by visible underarm sweat stains than having bad acne (58%) or being overweight (47%). Furthermore, although more men (39%) feel they have too much underarm sweat compared to women (28%), more women would be embarrassed by underarm sweat than men (68% vs. 51% respectively). Young females are particularly affected by underarm sweat. The survey found that more than three in four (77%) young females (ages 18 to 34) would be embarrassed by underarm sweat and about half (49%) feel that they have too much underarm sweat.

Interestingly, the survey found that, of those who think they have too much underarm sweat, only 5% have consulted a healthcare professional; many more altered their life
'/>"/>

SOURCE International Hyperhidrosis Society
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5

Related medicine technology :

1. Nationwide Survey Reports that Mothers View Cleaning Homes and Toys as Essential to Preventing Colds & Flu
2. Survey Finds U.S. Healthcare Facilities Not Doing Enough to Curb MRSA
3. Survey Finds At-Risk Consumers Interested in OTC Statin
4. Independent Physician Surveys Show if Approved, MF101 Could Become First-Line Treatment for Menopause Symptoms
5. New Survey Suggests Cultural Ambivalence to Allergies Leaves Many Suffering Needlessly
6. New Global Survey Exposes Considerable Burden of Fibromyalgia Including Potential Economic Impact
7. A Sociolinguistic Analysis of In-Office Dialogue Reveals Psychiatrists and Parents Have Significantly Different Perceptions on ADHD and Psychiatric Comorbidities
8. St. Jude Gene Study Reveals Basis of Anti-Cancer Drug Resistance in Childhood Leukemia
9. Protein Tomography(TM) Reveals Molecular Mode of Action of Humax-EGFr Published in PNAS
10. Skin Flaps Deliver Cancer-fighting Therapy, ASPS Study Reveals
11. Adding Breast Ultrasound Screening to Mammography Reveals Cancers not Seen on Mammography Alone in Women at Increased Risk for Breast Cancer
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:11/22/2014)... , Nov. 21, 2014  CytoSorbents Corporation (OTCQB: ... European Union approved CytoSorb® cytokine adsorber to treat ... the Beacon of Light Award at last night,s ... Dr. Phillip Chan , Chief ... honor to be recognized by the New Jersey ...
(Date:11/22/2014)... , Nov. 21, 2014 MEDITE Group acquired ... nine months and the 3 rd quarter sales ended ... income was $448,000 for the nine months ended September 2014 ... "Even though our 3 rd quarter is usually a ... extends from July into September for many countries worldwide, we ...
(Date:11/21/2014)... 2014  Alere Inc. (NYSE: ALR ), ... Juliet Cunningham as Vice President, Investor Relations. ... for driving communications with the investment community. ... changes to increase shareholder value, it is critical that ... Nawana, Chief Executive Officer. "We are delighted that ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:CytoSorbents Wins Beacon of Light Award 2CytoSorbents Wins Beacon of Light Award 3CytoSorbents Wins Beacon of Light Award 4CytoCore Inc. / MEDITE Cancer Diagnostics, Inc. Reports Record YTD and 3rd Quarter Sales 2CytoCore Inc. / MEDITE Cancer Diagnostics, Inc. Reports Record YTD and 3rd Quarter Sales 3Alere Appoints Juliet Cunningham to Lead Investor Relations 2
... Biomedical, Inc., a privately held company that has developed an ... announced today it has reached an agreement with The ... Services, Inc. , to be the premier manufacturer of the ... seven year contract also includes development and engineering services from ...
... Incorporated (NYSE: DGX ), the world,s leading ... the successful completion of its previously announced agreement with ... the terms of the transaction, Quest Diagnostics has acquired ... in-patient labs for the four Lovelace hospitals, as well ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Pepex Biomedical Signs Seven Year Deal to Manufacture "Trio™" 2Pepex Biomedical Signs Seven Year Deal to Manufacture "Trio™" 3Quest Diagnostics Completes Acquisition of S.E.D. Medical Laboratories 2
(Date:11/24/2014)... California (PRWEB) November 24, 2014 ... USD 6.19 billion by 2020, according to a ... incidence rates of cardiac arrhythmias clubbed with growing ... of this market. Though still in the budding ... significant rise in usage rates in the recent ...
(Date:11/24/2014)... CHICAGO (PRWEB) November 24, 2014 ... VolparaAnalytics version 1.2 at the 100th Annual Meeting ... November 30-December 5, 2014 (RSNA Booth 1752 – ... version of VolparaAnalytics and the rest of its ... VolparaDensity and VolparaDoseRT, which enable personalized measurements of ...
(Date:11/24/2014)... Virginia (PRWEB) November 24, 2014 Residents ... center stage in this year’s SENIORS GOT TALENT, an ... Guide. , From piano players to classic crooners, to ... clear that older adults are indeed living young. , ... competition because there’s a cash prize, has always been ...
(Date:11/24/2014)... Olaparib functions as a chemical of ... one of the first PARP inhibitors. Sufferers with BRCA1/2 ... of melanoma, and are often immune to other types ... malignancies a exclusive weaknesses, as the tissues of melanoma ... and allow them to proceed splitting. This implies that ...
(Date:11/24/2014)... York (PRWEB) November 24, 2014 The ... by the Family and Children's Association to ... as soap, shampoo, mouthwash and other such items.The Association's ... who are home bound, living in nursing homes, assisted ... to greatly enhance the well being of seniors throughout ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Electrophysiology Devices Market Worth Forecasted To Reach $6.19 Billion By 2020: Grand View Research, Inc. 2Health News:Electrophysiology Devices Market Worth Forecasted To Reach $6.19 Billion By 2020: Grand View Research, Inc. 3Health News:Electrophysiology Devices Market Worth Forecasted To Reach $6.19 Billion By 2020: Grand View Research, Inc. 4Health News:Volpara Solutions to Launch VolparaAnalytics 1.2 at RSNA 2Health News:Volpara Solutions to Launch VolparaAnalytics 1.2 at RSNA 3Health News:Nursing Homes & Assisted Living Retirement Communities Enter Seniors Guide's Seniors Got Talent 2Health News:Nursing Homes & Assisted Living Retirement Communities Enter Seniors Guide's Seniors Got Talent 3Health News:Olaparib Industry (CAS 763113-22-0) 2009-2019 Global and China Research Reports is Now Available at RnRMarketResearch.com 2Health News:Olaparib Industry (CAS 763113-22-0) 2009-2019 Global and China Research Reports is Now Available at RnRMarketResearch.com 3Health News:Olaparib Industry (CAS 763113-22-0) 2009-2019 Global and China Research Reports is Now Available at RnRMarketResearch.com 4Health News:The Holiday Inn Westbury - Long Island gives back to the local Long Island community, and also goes beyond borders to assist those in need during the 2014 Holiday Season 2Health News:The Holiday Inn Westbury - Long Island gives back to the local Long Island community, and also goes beyond borders to assist those in need during the 2014 Holiday Season 3
... the latest study by the Mayo clinic, injecting an anesthetic ... ,The new study that is being presented today ... the American Urological Association, in San Diego, had found that ... of pain during their biopsy. It was explained that the ...
... disease of the rich and comfortably off in India has now ... classes in India.// , The disease has become so ... with the diabetic population in the country reaching a count of ... to more than double. ,International attention has been drawn ...
... caused drastic increase in cancer among kids across Europe. They ... cases of cancer in kids identified between 1978 and 1997 ... to the results, there was an increase by an average ... in children under the age of 14. ,Majority ...
... According to a review that was published in the Friday’s issue ... reduce their risk of fractures in the later years.// ... got by the age of 18 years. Hence, it is expected ... effects of age-related bone loss and osteoporosis. ,The results ...
... used to treat migraine headaches can be effective in ... zolmitriptan targets nerves that carry pain signals, Dr. Peter ... said.// ,Cluster headaches are not as common as ... 92 patients with cluster headaches. In the final analysis ...
... wells near the Queen’s Balmoral Castle in Scotland kills cancer ... biochemistry at the University of Maribor in Slovenia said that ... and compared them to those placed in normal lab water. ... of colon cancer cells 62.5 percent more quickly than normal ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:India’s Silent Killer on the Prow 2Health News:17 percent rise in childhood cancer cases due to modern lifestyles 2
Pipetman F is a fixed-volume, air-displacement pipette. Thirteen robust models cover a large volume range from 2 L to 1000 L, with Gilsons legendary accuracy and precision....
... Pipette is a synonym for pipetting accuracy, ... design, and superior operating comfort. Its single, ... measuring stroke and blow-out as well as ... ensures utmost accuracy and precision. Ejection sleeve ...
... Pipette is a synonym for pipetting accuracy, ... design, and superior operating comfort. Its single, ... measuring stroke and blow-out as well as ... ensures utmost accuracy and precision. Ejection sleeve ...
... is ideal for repeated pipetting ... volume FInnpipettes offer the same ... Finnpipette Digital pipettes: New, ... Soft-touch tip ejection, Safety label, ...
Medicine Products: