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Study Suggests Role for Sunlight Exposure in Reducing the Severity of MS

Published February 2, 2021 611 Views

Study Suggests Role for Sunlight Exposure in Reducing the Severity of MS

Here at ThermApparel we are always on the lookout for Health Tips for Living a Cooler Life, and boy did we find a great one! A new study from Germany found evidence related to how sunlight may influence beneficial immune cell activity. Evidence suggests that higher lifetime exposure...

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COVID-19 Vaccine Guidance for People Living with MS

Published January 12, 2021 1242 Views

COVID-19 Vaccine Guidance for People Living with MS

Last updated: January 11, 2021 Information in this blog post provided by The National MS Society Multiple Sclerosis & Coronavirus COVID-19 Vaccine Guidance for People Living with MS Suspected COVID-19 and MS MS Treatment Guidelines During Coronavirus En Español...

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Happy New Year 2021

Published January 8, 2021 478 Views

Happy New Year 2021

    Happy New Year!  Because of you we made it through 2020.  Thank you! As this year closes and a new one begins, we send our heartfelt gratitude for your unwavering support.  Happy New Year! Wishing you happine...

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Wear a normal sized Santa shirts with no problem with a ThermApparel Cooling Vest

Published October 28, 2020 1340 Views

Wear a normal sized Santa shirts with no problem with a ThermApparel Cooling Vest

  I am truly impressed with the light weight material and design of the ThermApparel cooling vest. Without the ice packs the vest weighs only a couple ounces and folds up to literally fit into one hand. Because the vest is designed with all of the cooling packs in the lower back area,...

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Santas have more concentrations and less fatigue with ThermApparel Cooling Vest

Published October 20, 2020 1340 Views

Santas have more concentrations and less fatigue with ThermApparel Cooling Vest

It seems that the signature red suit is great up at the North Pole but designed poorly for all of our heated malls and virtual visits. Do you have problems with concentration and fatigue from the long hours in the suit, sitting under hot lights while the glow from the computer monitor heats y...

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Scratch and Dent Sale

Published October 13, 2020 771 Views

Scratch and Dent Sale

Ready for your 2nd vest? Need a different color or want to have a backup vest at the ready? Did you gain or lose weight during the shutdown? Sometimes it takes a few UnderCool Vests to get the right size. As a result we have some gently used UnderCool Scratch and Dent Vests. Grab a 2nd Und...

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STUDY: Cooling vests help MSers walk farther, longer

Published October 5, 2020 1221 Views

STUDY: Cooling vests help MSers walk farther, longer

STUDY: Cooling vests help MSers walk farther, longer Published: 20 August 2020 Effects of a cooling vest with sham condition on walking capacity in heat-sensitive people with Multiple Sclerosis Alex Buoite Stella, Fulvio Pasquin, Shawnda A. Morrison, Maria Elisa Morelli, Ale...

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Meet The Team - Julia - Local Business Spotlight - Rochester Women Online

Published September 1, 2020 1250 Views

Meet The Team - Julia - Local Business Spotlight - Rochester Women Online

Photography and cooling vests, an unlikely pair, yet, they are two passions that I love most. Why? Because helping people is what I do best. After 14 years of working in the photography industry with my husband, Kurtis Kracke, we decided to pursue another adventure—that’s when T...

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MS Patients Using Cooling Vests Show Significant Exercise Gains

Published September 1, 2020 1012 Views

MS Patients Using Cooling Vests Show Significant Exercise Gains

Patients with “cold” cooling packs walked 46% farther. Wearing a cooling vest significantly improved the time and distance walked under conditions that can provoke heat sensitivity in people with multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a small study. The study, &ldq...

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Testimonial - My Cooling Vest Made All The Difference

Published August 8, 2020 1031 Views

Testimonial - My Cooling Vest Made All The Difference

We LOVE hearing from our customers how their ThermApparel Cooling Vest helps them with their daily lives and get's them back in the saddle to enjoys life's simple pleasures, no matter what the activity is. We are a small company (there are only 3 of us, Kurtis, Brad and Julia) so all the lov...

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What is the difference between ThermApparel Cooling Packs SlimCool and ExtendedCool

Published August 7, 2020 1137 Views

Q. What's the Difference Between SlimCool and ExtendedCool Cooling Packs?  The difference between the SlimCool and ExtendedCool Packs is the amount of cooling material in each. The ExtendedCool Packs weigh a little more so they last 1 hour longer.  • SlimCool lasts 1-2 hours...

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Innovative cooling vest improves performance racers overall performance

Published August 6, 2020 968 Views

Innovative cooling vest improves performance racers overall performance

Performance Racers are Staying Cool on the Track this Summer. Thanks to the ThermApparel UnderCool Cooling Vest This innovative cooling vest weighs less than two pounds and lasts longer than the competition—improving drivers overall performance.   Imagine a cooling vest with no...

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Dr. Gretchen of the MSing Link's review of ThermApparel UnderCool Cooling Vests

Published July 27, 2020 947 Views

From our humble origins we have been striving to help people live active, comfortable, and safe lives. In a time like this we all need more help and we hope this information on masks and the pitfalls of their use can help.  Remember that if you are overheating you can also make sure to...

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Heat intolerance with Dr. Gretchen Hawley at The MSing Link

Published July 27, 2020 1580 Views

Heat intolerance with Dr. Gretchen Hawley at The MSing Link

A big thank you to Dr. Gretchen for the cool video talking about heat intolerance. She has great tips and suggestions for beating the heat. One of which is our ThermApparel Cooling Vest.    "A lot of people with Multiple Sclerosis, as well as other autoimmune diseases, have...

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Interesting facts about sweating, breathing, and the science of cooling our bodies

Published July 2, 2020 2150 Views

Interesting facts about sweating, breathing, and the science of cooling our bodies

We all know that when we get hot we sweat. This is how our bodies cool themselves down. But what does that really mean and how does it work?   First off, Humans are one of a select few number of mammals that can sweat. Most mammals rely on panting to release excess body h...

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What goes in a Coronavirus Summer Toolkit

Published June 30, 2020 1338 Views

What goes in a  Coronavirus Summer Toolkit

In a previous blog we talked about overheating and protective facemasks, the importance of keeping cool while wearing a protective mask and  a Coronavirus Sumer Toolkit. What is a Coronavirus Summer Toolkit? All the essentials items needed to keep you safe this summer. Here's what&#...

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ThermApparel featured on Good Day New York - COVID-19 Summer toolkit

Published June 24, 2020 656 Views

ThermApparel featured on Good Day New York - COVID-19 Summer toolkit

Thank you to Barbara Majeski and FOX 5 / Fox5NY.com for featuring the ThermApparel UnderCool cooling vest on your last minute Father's Day gift guide segment on Friday! We're featured starting at about 4:06 in the segment! For more details, visit BarbaraMajeski.com,...

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XXL Cooling Vest

Published June 23, 2020 931 Views

XXL Cooling Vest

  XXL has joined the ThermApparel line. It's XXCool. Same slim, lightweight, comfortable and invisible design as our other vests with the added bonus of 2 additional cooling packs for a total of 6 per vest. ...very cool! XXL comes in your choice of Black or White an...

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Overheating and Protective Facemasks

Published June 15, 2020 1571 Views

Overheating and Protective Facemasks

Here in ThermApparels home state of New York and many other states across the country wearing a facemask is and will probably continue to be standard operating procedure as we all work to secure a future free of Coronavirus. As the seasons changed and the weather started heating up we started h...

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Brain cell transplants repair MS damage in mice

Published June 5, 2020 912 Views

Brain cell transplants repair MS damage in mice

By Michael Irving May 20, 2020 The research was published in the journal Cell Reports. Source: University of Rochester   Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a debilitating disease that affects the central nervous system. Now, a new study from the University of Rochester has s...

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The Latest Development About ThermApparel That You Have To Know.

Published March 27, 2020 1381 Views

The Latest Development About ThermApparel That You Have To Know.

We are still open for business and shipping orders. By executive order Governor Andrew Cuomo has put New York State on Pause, 100% of the workforce must stay home, excluding essential services.  At present New York State has the largest number of Coronavirus cases, the vast majority...

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Things To Do During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Published March 27, 2020 857 Views

Things To Do During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Things to Do During The Coronavirus Pandemic Suggestions from the folks at Morning Brew Learn new skills Be productive while others are “Netflix and Chilling” and take up a new skill. We recommend diving into the world of data science or “No Code.” Fol...

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Stay Informed During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Published March 27, 2020 2452 Views

Stay Informed During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Stay Informed Stay Cool While you’re living out your best socially distanced life, you can always stay informed with the latest COVID-19 news by visiting the CDC, the WHO, and JHU websites, and check which events are canceled. Here’s a dashboard&nbs...

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Simple Ways To Boost Your Immune System

Published March 12, 2020 1508 Views

Simple Ways To Boost Your Immune System

Regular daily exercise is important for staying healthy and helps alleviate joint pain, stiffness, improves flexibility and may help boost your immune system. You don’t have to join a gym to gain these benefits. Any activity is better than none and virtually anyone, any age and any fitnes...

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Tips to reduce your risk of infection with COVID-19, coronavirus, or other viral outbreaks.

Published March 10, 2020 1109 Views

Tips to reduce your risk of infection with COVID-19, coronavirus, or other viral outbreaks.

With an infectious virus, people with chronic illness or compromised immune symptoms are at a higher risk. Here is a list of best practices to reduce your risk of infection with COVID-19, coronavirus, or other viral outbreaks.  WHO’s Protective Plan of Action for Everyone The...

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UnderCool Cooling Vest is a "game changer" according to Dave Bexfield from ActiveMSers

Published February 26, 2020 1181 Views

UnderCool Cooling Vest is a "game changer" according to Dave Bexfield from ActiveMSers

One frustrating fact of cooling vests is that they tend to be bulky, clunky, heavy, and most announce their presence like a 6-pound cyst growing out of your neck. People don’t want to stare or ask questions… but then they stare and ask questions. Thermapparel is flipping the script...

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8 Products Women with Rheumatoid Arthritis Swear By to Cope with Their Symptoms

Published February 13, 2020 1178 Views

8 Products Women with Rheumatoid Arthritis Swear By to Cope with Their Symptoms

 by Elizabeth Yuko at sheknow.com Though we tend to think of arthritis as a condition that sets in later in life, that’s not always the case. Unlike osteoarthritis — which is caused by wear and tear on your joints over time — rheumatoid arthritis&nb...

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Testimonials: Now I Can Cycle

Published February 5, 2020 1067 Views

Testimonials:  Now I Can Cycle

Dan is living his life to the fullest and keeping his cool while cycling. Thanks for sharing your story with us! What is your Now I Can story? Share My Story  "My cycling cages used to be reserved for more improvement items. I began putting frozen water bottles in my je...

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

Published November 4, 2019 2327 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 you know what to do if a service dog approaches you without a person?

Published October 28, 2019 1092 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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