LupsChick and ThermApparel

LupsChick and ThermApparel

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 Cooling Vest and she is…

Design Contest for Helping People with MS.

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. …

How Do You Wear A Cooling Vest Like UnderCool?

How Do You Wear A Cooling Vest Like UnderCool?

ThermApparel’s UnderCool Cooling Vest is designed with discretion in mind with it’s…

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

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…

What is Phase Change Material?

What is Phase Change Material?

PCMs are substances that absorb and release thermal energy during the process of melting and freezing. What does that mean? …

How Does A Cooling Vest Work?

How Does A Cooling Vest Work?

A cooling vest works by lowering or stabilizing body temperature. This helps make exposure to uncomfortable temperatures more bearable. Cooling vests are used by…

Is UnderCool a Cooling Vest?

Is UnderCool a Cooling Vest?

Yes! UnderCool is a lightweight cooling vest designed to keep you cool and comfortable. The unisex design is the perfect cooling vest for women and men with…

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 Cooling Vest Model Appeal Letter and Abstracts of Studies Cited in Letters. The 2 studies that are mentioned in the model appeal letter…

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

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

Who wants a cup of hot coco?? A daily cup of flavonoid-rich cocoa may help ease fatigue in people with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS), according to the results of a small clinical trial.

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

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

As time marches on, my aging body tends to change a bit each year in response to the biting-est cold and the blazing-est heat and humidity. Not to mention the sudden see-sawing of temps during transition months. If you live in a region that experiences all four seasons like I do, you’ve already discovered that the many unpredictable transition days between those seasons can affect your body worse than extreme temps…

Who Gets MS?

Who Gets MS?

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 the world that may eventually help determine what causes the disease. These factors include…

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

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

Epigenetics is a mechanism that controls genes and their activity without changing the actual DNA sequences (or gene codes). The process is important in the development of cells and organisms because it controls cell type-specific gene activities.

Benefits of cooling during exercise.

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 there are things you can do.

I have a prescription for a cooling vest from my doctor how do I know if my insurance will pay for it?

I have a prescription for a cooling vest from my doctor how do I know if my insurance will pay for it?

“II have a prescription for a cooling vest from my doctor how do I know if my insurance will pay for it?.”