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Frogg Toggs Chilly Pad

Discussion in 'Lifestyle Management' started by Mij, Jun 17, 2013.

  1. Mij

    Mij Senior Member

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    I bought one on ebay after reading all the rave reviews, including people with MS. I haven't received it yet but I'm looking forward to it. Not expensive so I thought I would give it a go.

    I have A/C but sometimes the coldness makes me feel too chilled so I'm hoping to feel cooler with this chilly pad. Gosh I could get out more in the hot weather if this thing works!

    Anyone have one?
     
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    Kina Moderation Team Lead

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    This looks like something I might benefit from. I can't stand A/C nor can I stand being too warm without out. I am looking forward to hearing what people think about it, if they have one.
     
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    Sushi Moderator and Senior Member Albuquerque

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    Seems similar to my cooling vest, though the vest has gel ribs and you freeze it. The vest is really for use outdoors and it makes a huge difference.

    Sushi
     
  4. Mij

    Mij Senior Member

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    Sushi,

    What kind of vest do you have? I've seen some online but they are quite expensive.
     
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    Sushi Moderator and Senior Member Albuquerque

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    Yes, they are expensive. A local friend has tested different ones and also negotiated discounts for patients with chronic illnesses. Here is a link: http://activemsers.org/gear/testcoolingvests.html

    I have had the ArcticHeat vest for about 5 years. It is still in perfect shape and makes summer much easier. I'd probably choose the one that the MS site rates as the top if I were to buy one now. But my vest still makes the difference between being able to go outside in the heat and staying in.

    Sushi
     
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  6. Mij

    Mij Senior Member

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    I got my Frogg Togg. It stays nice and cool on the skin but it certainly won't save me from 28C + heat! It's better than a regular cloth.

    I'll wear it in the kitchen while I'm cooking and to rub it across my skin for relief.
     

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