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Can getting to a healthy weight help you manage hidradenitis suppurativa (HS)?

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HS is closely tied to obesity. Losing extra pounds is one of the best ways to keep it under control.

SOURCES:

National Organization for Rare Disorders: “Hidradenitis Suppurativa.”

Medscape: “Hidradenitis Suppurativa.”

National Health Service: “Hidradenitis Suppurativa.”

American Academy of Dermatology: “Hidradenitis Suppurativa.”

Best Practice & Research: Clinical Obstetrics & Gynaecology : “Hidradenitis Suppurativa.”

Hidradenitis Suppurativa Foundation.

Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology : "Diet in the prevention of hidradenitis suppurativa (acne inversa).”

Reviewed by Debra Jaliman on October 09, 2018

SOURCES:

National Organization for Rare Disorders: “Hidradenitis Suppurativa.”

Medscape: “Hidradenitis Suppurativa.”

National Health Service: “Hidradenitis Suppurativa.”

American Academy of Dermatology: “Hidradenitis Suppurativa.”

Best Practice & Research: Clinical Obstetrics & Gynaecology : “Hidradenitis Suppurativa.”

Hidradenitis Suppurativa Foundation.

Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology : "Diet in the prevention of hidradenitis suppurativa (acne inversa).”

Reviewed by Debra Jaliman on October 09, 2018

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