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  • What Do You Use Heating Pads For

    If you experience stiffness, muscle cramping, or joint pain, heating pads can help reduce pain.

    By increasing blood flow to constricted muscles, helping connective tissue loosen, and causing muscles to relax, heating pads are an easy, effective, affordable pain treatment option.

  • When To Apply Heat or Cold

    To determine when to ice or heat an injury depends if you want to constrict or dilate the blood vessels surrounding an injury or the source of pain. Generally speaking, icing an injury is recommended on the onset of an injury to reduce inflammation. Heating is best when cramping occurs due to constriction of blood vessels.
  • Are DIY Rice Sock Heating Pads Safe to Microwave?

    Put your socks in the sock drawer where they belong, and keep them OUT of the kitchen! Seriously, socks are for feet.

    Heat up a Lavabag instead, and feel the long-lasting relief of your new best friend.

    The design, material, and execution of this great idea are very nearly perfect! It's a sustainable, long-lasting, clean, odor-free, pleasantly weighted solution to the very old problem of sore muscles and period cramps.

  • Top 10 Fillers for Microwavable Heating Pads

    The best heating pads are those with fillers that can retain heat for long periods of time, are durable, comfortable, don't smell bad after repeated use, and are easy to find.
  • Are Microwavable Heating Pads Safe?

    Microwavable heating pads are safe to use as long as individuals follow the directions that come with their products. If someone makes their own heating pad, it is important to know what materials to use to make it and how long to heat it for.
  • Can Heating Pads Catch On Fire?

    When heated correctly, it is perfectly safe to heat a heating pad in the microwave. Instances of heating pads catching on fire usually occur if the pad is heated too long, or the coverings are made from combustible materials.
  • What Causes Menstrual Cramps

    It's coming! That dreaded time of month. You're clothes are no longer fitting, you feel tired and bloated, and then they hit! Cramps! Cramps, or mo...
  • This Is Why Your Heating Pad Smells Bad

    Does your trusty heating pad smell bad, especially when being heated up in the microwave? That's because it is filled with food, food which spoils and gets burned after repeated heating. However, there is a much better option for natural heat therapy.