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

Published: April 1, 2019 7:33pm 1135 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 661 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 631 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 795 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 539 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 542 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 424 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 602 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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RIT Venture Creations technology business incubator launches four new companies

Published: March 11, 2019 3:37pm 453 Views

RIT Venture Creations technology business incubator launches four new companies

RIT Venture Creations technology business incubator launches four new companies Forty-two start-ups and 559 jobs, in total, have been created to help boost economy Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare via Email Rich Notargiacomo, director of RIT's Venture Creations...

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Electric Mountain Cart takes disabled riders off-road

Published: March 11, 2019 3:08pm 935 Views

Electric Mountain Cart takes disabled riders off-road

How freakin cool is this AND check out the air he got on the jump! Electirc Mountain Cart designed to take disabled riders off-road. We don't know about you all but we are super excited to see this and the guys are wanting to give it a try. lol. The EV4 Mountain Cart was developed with inpu...

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Blogs we love: Multiple Sclerosis.Net: How Temperature Changes Can Affect My MS Body

Published: March 7, 2019 9:00pm 350 Views

Blogs we love: Multiple Sclerosis.Net: How Temperature Changes Can Affect My MS Body

Keeping up with all the MS info available on the web can be overwhelming. As we find amazing blogs and info we are sharing them with you. This one is from Multiple Sclerosis.Net titled How Temperature Changes Can Affect My MS Body. Please let us know your thoughts in the comment section below. T...

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Who Gets MS?

Published: March 7, 2019 8:45pm 308 Views

Who Gets MS?

As stated by the National MS Society. Multiple sclerosis is thought to affect more than 2.3 million people worldwide. While the disease is not contagious or directly inherited, epidemiologists --- scientists who study patterns of disease --- have identified factors in the distribution of MS around...

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Blogs we love: Multiple Sclerosis News Today: Funding Supports MS Research on Epigenetics and Fatigue in Australia

Published: March 7, 2019 8:08pm 468 Views

Blogs we love: Multiple Sclerosis News Today: Funding Supports MS Research on Epigenetics and Fatigue in Australia

Keeping up with all the MS info available on the web can be overwhelming. As we find amazing blogs and info we are sharing them with you. This one is from Multiple Sclerosis New Today titled Funding Supports MS Research on Epigenetics and Fatigue in Australia. It talks about new studies for unexplor...

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Benefits of cooling during exercise.

Published: March 7, 2019 5:47pm 370 Views

Benefits of cooling during exercise.

A new research study at Canada's Memorial University shows reducing body temperature during physical exercise can help rewire the brain and improve motor control in patients with multiple sclerosis. If you don't have the chance to be able to walk in a controlled situation like the study t...

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Newsletter - March 2019

Published: March 1, 2019 9:49pm 328 Views

cool news  March is madness month for basketball fans, but also for St.Patrick's Day, Pi Day and our favorite Daylight Savings Day. Daylight savings is the first indicator that spring is on the way and time to make OUTSIDE plans!  Most importantly March is MS Awareness Month;...

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MS Awareness Month

Published: March 1, 2019 5:59pm 430 Views

MS Awareness Month

March is #NationalMSAwarenessMonth and ThermApparel is going orange! With the the new information just released from the National MS Society from their Society-led study confirming there are twice as many people who need solutions to the challenges of MS---twice as many who need a cure, we are commi...

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How Can I Get A Prescription For A Cooling Vest?

Published: February 20, 2019 5:59pm 1288 Views

How Can I Get A Prescription For A Cooling Vest?

I have a prescription for a cooling vest from my ms doctor. Where can I get one and how do I know if my insurance will pay for it. Congrats on getting the prescription for a cooling vest! That is awesome. You can purchase a UnderCool Cooling Vest through us once a few steps are completed. Please not...

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Blogs we love: Health Central: Tips on How to Manage Your MS in Hot Weather

Published: February 18, 2019 3:17pm 306 Views

Blogs we love: Health Central: Tips on How to Manage Your MS in Hot Weather

Keeping up with all the MS info available on the web can be overwhelming. As we find amazing blogs and info we are sharing them with you. This one is from Health Central titled Tips on How To Manage Your MS in Hot Weather. Please let us know your thoughts in the comment section below. Cheers, Juli...

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Blogs we love: My MS Team: What Causes MS?

Published: February 18, 2019 2:52pm 345 Views

Blogs we love: My MS Team: What Causes MS?

Keeping up with all the MS info available on the web can be overwhelming. As we find amazing blogs and info we are sharing them with you. This one is from My MS Team titled What Causes MS? Please let us know your thoughts in the comment section below. Cheers, Julia What Causes MS? Posted on August...

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3 Tips For Reshaping PCM Cooling Packs

Published: February 17, 2019 8:41pm 608 Views

3 Tips For Reshaping PCM Cooling Packs

Tips For Reshaping ThermApparel PCM Cooling Packs if your packs freeze in funny shapes and you want them flat don't stress, it's a quick easy fix. Toss them into hot water and let them melt. Lay them flat in ice water, fridge, freezer, cold surface or even the snow, if you have some. Wait...

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Can ThermApparel Phase Change Material (PCM) Cooling Packs be left in the Freezer?

Published: February 17, 2019 8:38pm 481 Views

Can ThermApparel Phase Change Material (PCM) Cooling Packs be left in the Freezer?

Can ThermApparel Phase Change Material (PCM) Cooling Packs be left in the Freezer? Yes! The ThermApparel Phase Change Material (PCM) Cooling Packs can be left in the freezer. We keep ours in the office freezer and they have been there for months and months with no damage what so ever. Tips For Cooli...

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Handicap Parking Guide According to Dave

Published: February 17, 2019 6:57pm 376 Views

Handicap Parking Guide According to Dave

If you haven't read Dave Bexfield's blog or been to his amazing website ActiveMsers.com you should stop reading now and go there quick like a bunny! Full disclosure, we are HUGE fans of Dave and ActiveMSers, not only because he gave us a glowing review about our UnderCool Cooling Vest but because he...

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Study: Benefits of Low Temperature Exercise for MS Patients

Published: February 11, 2019 10:45pm 581 Views

Study: Benefits of Low Temperature Exercise for MS Patients

A few of our customers reached out to us to make sure we saw this article. It's very cool, so cool that we are sharing it here. Keeping yourself cool during exercise is a huge benefit and wearing a cooling vest while you are doing it helps even more. Study Shows Benefits of Low Temperature Exercis...

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8 Key Questions About Multiple Sclerosis

Published: February 11, 2019 10:29pm 337 Views

8 Key Questions About Multiple Sclerosis

Learning the basics about multiple sclerosis is the first step toward living your best life with the condition. Key Takeaways MS occurs when the immune system attacks myelin, a substance that insulates nerve cells. There are medications that can prevent relapsesand slow the...

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Diet Tips for Managing MS Symptoms

Published: February 11, 2019 10:22pm 316 Views

Diet Tips for Managing MS Symptoms

Surprising Diet Tips for Managing MS Symptoms Food and beverage choices can't eliminate multiple sclerosis symptoms, but they can make managing some of them easier. By Cathy CassataMedically Reviewed by Samuel Mackenzie, MD, PhD Food is a big part of staying healthy for everybody, and in some cases,...

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Is There a Connection Between Fibromyalgia and MS?

Published: February 11, 2019 10:17pm 376 Views

Is There a Connection Between Fibromyalgia and MS?

Is There a Connection Between Fibromyalgia and MS? FEBRUARY 4, 2019 BY DEBI WILSON IN COLUMNS, FAITH OF THE MUSTARD SEED - A COLUMN BY DEBI WILSON. I've often wondered if there may be a connection between fibromyalgia, multiple sclerosis (MS), and other neurological conditions. Back in the early 19...

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STUDY: New UK guidelines for pregnancy in multiple sclerosis

Published: February 11, 2019 10:04pm 315 Views

STUDY: New UK guidelines for pregnancy in multiple sclerosis

MS research update -- New UK guidelines for pregnancy in multiple sclerosis Dobson R, Dassan P, Roberts M, et al.UK consensus on pregnancy in multiple sclerosis: 'Association of British Neurologists' guidelines.Practical Neurology 2019; Jan 5. Abstract(link is external)Read the full guidelines(link...

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A Chronic Voice Top 10 Articles fro 2018

Published: February 11, 2019 9:58pm 274 Views

A Chronic Voice Top 10 Articles fro 2018

We're totally diggin A Chronic Voice blogs and website. So much cool info. Recently there was a blog post of the top 10 blog posts from 2018. It was so good we decided to share it with you. Read More. Please let us know your thoughts in the comment section below. My Top 10 Articles fo...

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STUDY: Sailing Sclerosis Oceans of Hope Journey.

Published: February 11, 2019 9:44pm 357 Views

STUDY: Sailing Sclerosis Oceans of Hope Journey.

"I can do more than I thought I could": exploring the online blogs from the Sailing Sclerosis Oceans of Hope journey. Broadbent FJ1, Swalwell JM1.Author information Abstract BACKGROUND: Diagnosis of a chronic, unpredictable, and incurable disease such as multiple sclerosis can have profound effects...

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The Importance of Self-advocacy

Published: February 11, 2019 9:29pm 399 Views

The Importance of Self-advocacy

This article from Multiple Sclerosis News Today was so good we reprinted it here to share on our blog in its entirety. Please let us know your thoughts in the comment section below. Need to Know: The Importance of Self-advocacy BY TAMARA SELLMANIN COLUMNS, MS IN MODERATION, A COLUMN BY TAMARA SELL...

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