You are not alone [links]

With hyperhidrosis affecting at least 1% of the population there are many other people experiencing the same symptoms as you. There are many sites and on-line forums where you can join in and talk with others. If you discover another helpful site not listed here please let us know so that we can share it with others.

Blogs and Discussion Forums

Hyperhidrosis UK Support Group Facebook
This is a closed Facebook group which you can join to talk to other sufferers who understand hyperhidrosis.

My Life as a Puddle
An excellent blog by Maria, who suffers with hyperhidrosis but provides many useful hints, tips and experiences to inspire other sufferers to carry on regardless.

Hyperhidrosis (for cold weather sufferers)

A group for those who suffer with hyperhidrosis more when the weather’s colder or in winter.

Hyperhidrosis Network Forum
founded by a hyperhidrosis sufferer who wrote the book "No Sweat!" and also contains the discussion site.

Hyperhidrosis forum on Social Phobia World
active discussion site of hyperhidrosis matters

Reddit - Hyperhidrosis
active sub-reddit with discussion of hyperhidrosis

Hyperhidrosis Experiences

an information website on hyperhidrosis run by a hyperhidrosis patient who has had endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy (ETS) and presents his experiences of the procedure and the after effects with a good balanced account and the site also hosts the useful hyperhidrosis forums


Information sites

International Hyperhidrosis Society
a comprehensive up-to-date resource of all matters related to hyperhidrosis based in the US.
Keep informed about the latest news and developments via Facebook and Twitter

a site maintained by the International Hyperhidrosis Society aimed at younger patients

British Association of Dermatologists
information on hyperhidrosis and iontophoresis on their patient information site with downloadable and printable information sheets

Skin Support UK
a site provided by the British Association of Dermatologists to provide information for people living with skin conditions

British Skin Foundation
information on hyperhidrosis

NHS Choices and NHS inform (Scotland)
information on the causes, treatment and complications of hyperhidrosis

Health Shared

A new site that has contributions from patients and doctors sharing their stories of their journeys through treatment. One to check regularly for new content.