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Benefits of cooling during exercise.

Published March 7, 2019 519 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 467 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 647 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 1810 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 435 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 507 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 901 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 660 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 541 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 815 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 474 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 468 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 570 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 464 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 402 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 512 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 604 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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STUDY: Risk of falls and gait: effectiveness of a physiotherapy circuit training on the walk function, quality of life and risk of falls in a multiple sclerosis patients

Published February 11, 2019 415 Views

STUDY: Risk of falls and gait: effectiveness of a physiotherapy circuit training on the walk function, quality of life and risk of falls in a multiple sclerosis patients

Risk of falls and gait: effectiveness of a physiotherapy circuit training on the walk function, quality of life and risk of falls in a multiple sclerosis patientsAuthor(s): A. Granja Domnguez, A. HochsprungECTRIMS Online Library. Granja Domnguez A.Oct 12, 2018; 229127 Abstract: P1287 Introduction: T...

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STUDY: Pilates for people with multiple sclerosis: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Published February 11, 2019 717 Views

STUDY: Pilates for people with multiple sclerosis: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Pilates for people with multiple sclerosis: A systematic review and meta-analysis lMiguel A.Snchez-Lastraa, DanielMartnez-Aldaob, Antonio J.Molinac, CarlosAyndhttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.msard.2019.01.006February 2019 Highlights * Pilates is a safe therapy for people with MS. * Pilates can have benefi...

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Ballroom Dancing for People with Multiple Sclerosis

Published February 11, 2019 832 Views

Ballroom Dancing for People with Multiple Sclerosis

Ballroom dance for persons with multiple sclerosis: a pilot feasibility study Alexander Ng,Sheri Bunyan,Jimin Suh,Pamela Huenink,Tyler Gregory,Shannon Gambon &Deborah Miller show less Published online: 13 Jan 2019 Abstract Purpose: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the exercise intensity...

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STUDY: The effect of regular interval training on histochemical symptoms and cytokine and neurotrophic levels

Published February 11, 2019 440 Views

STUDY: The effect of regular interval training on histochemical symptoms and cytokine and neurotrophic levels

The effect of regular interval training on histochemical symptoms and cytokine and neurotrophic levels of brain tissue of the Lewis rats in experimental model of multiple sclerosis.AbstractBackground: Multiple sclerosis is an inflammatory and chronic disease of the central nervous system. Regarding...

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STUDY: Effectiveness of walking exercise program in improving fatigue in relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis patients

Published February 11, 2019 406 Views

STUDY: Effectiveness of walking exercise program in improving fatigue in relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis patients

Effectiveness of walking exercise program in improving fatigue in relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis patientsAuthor(s): N. Shalaby, H. Hashem, A. Gomaa, A. Elmazny, A. Ragab, H. ShehataECTRIMS Online Library. Shalaby N.Oct 11, 2018; 228794Background: Fatigue is one of the most debilitating sympt...

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STUDY: Effects of moderate- versus high- intensity swimming training on inflammatory and CD4+T cell subset profiles.

Published February 11, 2019 453 Views

STUDY: Effects of moderate- versus high- intensity swimming training on inflammatory and CD4+T cell subset profiles.

Effects of moderate- versus high- intensity swimming training on inflammatory and CD4+T cell subset profiles in experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis mice. panelYuXieab1ZhengyiLib1YongWangac1XiaoxuXuebWenhaiMabYijieZhangaJunpengWangaDecember 18, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jneuroim.2018.12.0...

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STUDY: Acute High-Intensity Interval Exercise in Multiple Sclerosis with Mobility Disability.

Published February 11, 2019 485 Views

STUDY: Acute High-Intensity Interval Exercise in Multiple Sclerosis with Mobility Disability.

Author information Hubbard EA1, Motl RW2, Fernhall B3. Abstract INTRODUCTION: Multiple sclerosis(MS) is an immune-mediated, neurological disease that results in physiological deconditioning with increasing disability. High-intensity interval training exercise(HIIT) has induced si...

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STUDY: High intensity interval training for people with multiple sclerosis: A systematic review.

Published February 11, 2019 396 Views

STUDY: High intensity interval training for people with multiple sclerosis: A systematic review.

Please let us know your thoughts in the comment section below. High intensity interval training for people with multiple sclerosis: A systematic review.Campbell E1, Coulter EH2, Paul L3. AbstractBACKGROUND:Aerobic high intensity interval training (HIIT) is safe in the general population and more ef...

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STUDY: High-intensity interval exercise improves cognitive performance in MS

Published February 11, 2019 412 Views

STUDY: High-intensity interval exercise improves cognitive performance in MS

High-intensity interval exercise improves cognitive performance and reduces matrix metalloproteinases-2 serum levels in persons with multiple sclerosis: A randomized controlled trial Please let us know your thoughts in the comment section below. First Published August 21, 2017 Research Article https...

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Things I can do in a cooling vest. #NationalKiteFlyingDay

Published February 8, 2019 482 Views

Things I can do in a cooling vest. #NationalKiteFlyingDay

"Let's go fly a kiteUp to the highest height!Let's go fly a kite and send it soaringUp through the atmosphereUp where the air is clearOh, let's go fly a kite!" Anyone remember this song from Mary Poppins?Two great childhood memory for me, Mary Poppins and flying kites with my dad. It is one of hi...

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Newsletter - February 2019

Published February 1, 2019 438 Views

cool news for cool people cool news. I have heard February described as the month of night. According to the Washington Post, February is one of the most disliked month of the year.  As usual we see this as an opportunity to make February a more liked month. Many studies...

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How can you help someone with multiple sclerosis?

Published January 29, 2019 1571 Views

How can you help someone with multiple sclerosis?

By reading, searching, learning... Here at ThermApparel we are doing our best to read all the blogs, posts, white papers and info that's out there to so we can help more people with multiple sclerosis be cooler. I came across this one today while looking through Quora. The question was, How can yo...

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UnderCool Cooling Vest Now Available in Australia at RehaCare

Published January 25, 2019 1154 Views

UnderCool Cooling Vest Now Available in Australia at RehaCare

We are thrilled to announce that ThermApparel's UnderCool Cooling Vests are now available for purchase in Australia just in time for hot summer days at RehaCare. RehaCare is a distributor of rehabilitation products with a primary focus on therapy. They offer customers innovative and new product sol...

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