3 types of stress, their signs and simple things you can do to reduce your stress levels

Published: November 4, 2019 12:02pm 152 Views

3 types of stress, their signs and simple things you can do to reduce your stress levels

Stress is your body's reaction to a challenge or demand. In short bursts, stress can be positive, such as when it helps you avoid danger or meet a deadline. But when stress lasts for a long time, it may harm your health. According to the American Psychological Association, the three types...

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Do I need a cooling vest for my costume?

Published: October 31, 2019 9:18am 132 Views

Do I need a cooling vest for my costume?

Costume Cooling Does my costume need a cooling vest? Have a great costume but don’t want to end up a hot sweaty mess at the end of the night? You might need a cooling vest. Check your costume against our handy guide to see if you need a cooling vest or coat with your costume.  ...

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Do you know what to do if a service dog approaches you without a person?

Published: October 28, 2019 12:49pm 42 Views

Do you know what to do if a service dog approaches you without a person?

Do you know what to do if a service dog approaches you without a person?   Follow the Dog, their owner needs help.  How a service dog might alert you to an issue: They’re going to take their nose and nudge your leg (service dogs are not often trained to jump or bark.)  If...

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9 Impressive Health Benefits of Pumpkin

Published: October 25, 2019 3:30pm 241 Views

9 Impressive Health Benefits of Pumpkin

  Healthline.com always has great articles on diet and health. We had to share the impressie health benefits of pumpkin article with you. This is a summarized version but we recommend you read the whole article.  9 Impressive Health Benefits of Pumpkin Pumpkin is a...

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Newsletter October 2019

Published: October 24, 2019 9:23am 130 Views

Newsletter October 2019

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Breast Cancer, Hot Flashes and Cooling

Published: October 21, 2019 10:28am 140 Views

Breast Cancer, Hot Flashes and Cooling

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. Each year, over 200,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer. Methods of treatment including chemotherapy, surgical removal of the ovaries, anti-estrogen therapy, and radiotherapy can induce meno...

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Amarillo, Texas. My hometown

Published: October 8, 2019 1:18pm 98 Views

Amarillo, Texas. My hometown

Kurtis grew up on the high plains of Texas and it's an integral part of who he is. He shared some memories of growing up there...   5 years ago, I spent a month in Amarillo, Texas (due to a family issue) after being gone for 20 years. It was extraordinary, like waking up one mo...

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Hugging: a beautiful form of communication

Published: October 7, 2019 4:09pm 158 Views

Hugging: a beautiful form of communication

  I was talking to someone about hugs the other day and we both agreed that there is nothing in the world better than a good hug. The simple action of a hug can change a person's day for the better. A recent study on hugging says that more frequent partner hugs helps to lower blood p...

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Staying Cool at Walt Disney World

Published: September 24, 2019 3:37pm 103 Views

Staying Cool at Walt Disney World

  My ThermApparel vests saved me this summer!  I wasn't sure I could do the things I love with the heat we've had but... NOW I CAN spend a day out in the sun at the QuickChek Balloon Festival!  I could visit all the vendors and walk the whole way! and most importantl...

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UVB rays (SUNLIGHT) may lower your risk of MS by 45%

Published: August 21, 2019 3:18pm 303 Views

ThermApparel exists to get people up and out for a healthier life. We want everyone to have the ability to enjoy friends, families, and fun outdoors. Doctors always tell us how beneficial exercise is and how an active lifestyle pays dividends; it is like compound interest to your health account. I h...

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What are the signs of heat related illness?

Published: August 21, 2019 2:39pm 194 Views

Great info from NOAA If you plan on being out and about in summer, chances are you’ll be exposed to a lot of sun and higher temperatures.  How much heat can a person safely endure? It depends.  Between 1999-2010, more than 7,400 people died from heat-related causes, ...

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What is Heat Exhaustion?

Published: July 11, 2019 2:02pm 211 Views

Overview Heat exhaustion is a condition whose symptoms may include heavy sweating and a rapid pulse, a result of your body overheating. It's one of three heat-related syndromes, with heat cramps being the mildest and heatstroke being the most severe. Causes of heat exhaustion include expos...

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12-part Video Series, ‘Understanding Multiple Sclerosis,’ Available Online

Published: July 3, 2019 10:29am 205 Views

This came to us via Multiple Sclerosis News Today and we wanted to share it.  In partnership with @Point of Care, the Multiple Sclerosis Association of America (MSAA) is offering a comprehensive educational video series about multiple sclerosis (MS). The concise, 12-par...

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Newsletter - June 2019

Published: June 28, 2019 8:19pm 212 Views

cool news It’s hard to swoon over June if you are living with heat sensitivity. Our goal at ThermApparel is to help bring balance between living a full life and living with a chronic illness. In celebration of the first day of summer the UnderCool Bundle is ON SALE, 15%, off for 3 days,...

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Addressing Unmet Needs in MS: An Innovation Challenge

Published: June 20, 2019 8:33pm 405 Views

Last month ThermApparel was selected as a finalist for an Addressing Unmet Needs in MS: An Innovation Challenge. The event was sponsored by Celgene and Lyfebulb, (an awesome company whose mission is to reduce the burden of many chronic diseases through the empowerment of patients) This m...

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Cool Video Testimonials

Published: May 24, 2019 8:41pm 179 Views

We are in the process of creating a new website and want to get cool testimonial videos from all our customers!. We’ll plan to use these videos on social media and the website. We would love to have 2 videos from you.  - speaking about what you can do because of your UnderCool - sh...

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Newsletter - May 2019

Published: May 1, 2019 9:01am 139 Views

cool news “May” I have your attention please. Lol… pun aside May is a great month at ThermApparel. Spring is bouncing along in Upstate NY and for our friends in the south and west it has sprung. Please remember all the safety tips for the heat, take it slow a...

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LupsChick and ThermApparel

Published: April 26, 2019 8:55pm 308 Views

LupusChick visited us! We had the pleasure of meeting Marisa Zeppieri, Founder/Editor in Chief of LupusChick, a few weeks ago. Little did we know that we are right in each others backyards. She came to the office and we got to meet her and her wonderful husband. We outfitted her with a UnderCool...

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Design Contest for Helping People with MS.

Published: April 23, 2019 6:29pm 162 Views

This is near and dear to ThermApparel's heart because of an opportunity like this the 2 co-founders were able to create the beginnings for the UnderCool Cooling Vest. We are spreading the word because good design does make a difference in the world. The Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Cent...

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Design Contest for Helping People with MS.

Published: April 5, 2019 5:19pm 121 Views

Design Contest for Helping People with MS.

This is near and dear to ThermApparel's heart because of an opportunity like this the 2 co-founders were able to create the beginnings for the UnderCool Cooling Vest. We are spreading the word because good design does make a difference in the world. The Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (CM...

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Newsletter - April 2019

Published: April 1, 2019 9:03pm 136 Views

cool news cool news Change is in the air, winter has changed to spring and for our friends in the Southern Hemisphere it’s time for cooler temps and the change to winter.   Here at ThermApparel we like change, especially Phase Change (that is the i...

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How Do You Wear A Cooling Vest Like UnderCool?

Published: April 1, 2019 7:54pm 621 Views

How Do You Wear A Cooling Vest Like UnderCool?

How Do You Wear A Cooling Vest Like UnderCool? Most cooling vests on the market come in a few sizes and are meant to be worn over your t-shirt. Since the majority of cooling vests are ice and gel based the t-shirt is very important to keep your skin from getting ice burns or wet from condensation. T...

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How Long Does it Take to Recharge PCM Phase Change Material Cooling Packs?

Published: April 1, 2019 7:33pm 458 Views

How Long Does it Take to Recharge PCM Phase Change Material Cooling Packs?

Unfrozen UnderCool PCM Cooling Pack How Long Does it Take to Recharge PCM Phase Change Material Cooling Packs? Recharging times will depend on the type of PCM (phase change material). Not all PCM's are created equal. ThermApparel uses a non-toxic bio-based PCM that out-preforms paraffin, salt...

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What is Phase Change Material?

Published: April 1, 2019 7:14pm 351 Views

What is Phase Change Material?

What is Phase Change Material (PCM)?PCMs are substances that absorb and release thermal energy during the process of melting and freezing. What does that mean? Simply, they act as a heat sink to absorb your body heat slowly over time to keep you cool and comfortable, even in humid environments. The...

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How Does A Cooling Vest Work?

Published: March 26, 2019 8:58pm 296 Views

How Does A Cooling Vest Work?

UnderCool Cooling Pack sold in 4 cooling packs to 1 set. Sold with UnderCool Cooling Vest or as individual sets. A cooling vest works by lowering or stabilizing body temperature. This helps make exposure to uncomfortable temperatures more bearable. Cooling vests are used by people suffering...

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Is UnderCool a Cooling Vest?

Published: March 26, 2019 7:57pm 370 Views

Is UnderCool a Cooling Vest?

Yes! UnderCool is a lightweight cooling vest designed to keep you cool and comfortable. Soccer mom wearing her UnderCool, on her way to her daughters soccer practice. The unisex design is perfect for women and men with heat sensitivity the need a cooling vest for multiple scl...

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Tips for Applying to A Cooling Program for Financial Assistance with a Cooling Vest

Published: March 13, 2019 6:30pm 233 Views

Tips for Applying to A Cooling Program for Financial Assistance with a Cooling Vest

Tips for Applying to A Cooling Program for Financial Assistance with a Cooling Vest Please note: You can only get an UnderCool Cooling Vest from the MS Foundation. UnderCool is not available through MSAA, but they do have other cooling options that might work for you. There many foundations and orga...

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Tips for Filing an Appeal Letter for A Cooling Vest

Published: March 13, 2019 6:07pm 235 Views

Tips for Filing an Appeal Letter for A Cooling Vest

Tips for Filing an Appeal Letter for A Cooling Vest The National MS Society publishes a Health Insurance Appeal Letter Toolkit for Clinicians, It's ok if you are not a clinician, you can still use the template for the Cooling Vest Appeal Letter. You have to scroll down quite a bit to get to the Cool...

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Cooling Gear GIVEAWAY for MS Awareness Month 2019!

Published: March 11, 2019 7:53pm 192 Views

Cooling Gear GIVEAWAY for MS Awareness Month 2019!

Cooling Gear GIVEAWAY for MS Awareness Month 2019! For MS Awareness Month 2019, we're thrilled to partner with MultipleSclerosis.Net again to give away one (1) ThermApparel cooling vest and two (2) "Keep Your Cool" cooling packages to help you prep for the rising temperatures in the summer months ah...

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Daily Cup of Flavonoid-rich Cocoa May Help Ease MS Fatigue

Published: March 11, 2019 5:26pm 337 Views

Daily Cup of Flavonoid-rich Cocoa May Help Ease MS Fatigue

Who wants a cup of hot coco?!! I do, I do!One of our favorite MS news sources Multiple Sclerosis News Today always has dynamic and interesting news articles, studies and information. This one came across our radar today and it was too good not to share. MS News TodayMARCH 8, 2019 BY PATRICIA INAC...

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