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  • Heating Pads For Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Constipation, and Diarrhea

    Heat, especially when applied with heating pads can relax the outer stomach muscles, helping individuals who suffer from irritable bowel syndrome and its accompanying constipation or diarrhea to find relief.
  • Heating Pads for Headaches and Migraines

    One of the best and most recommended treatments for headaches, especially tension caused headaches, is the application of heating pads.

    By applying heat to the forehead or other part of the head, the heat helps to relax muscles allowing you to experience relief.

  • What Is The Best Microwave Heating Pad

    With so many heating pad options on the market as well as DIY tutorials about making rice socks and other homemade versions of heating pads, which ones are the best? Find out as we list the good and the bad of different DIY and commercial microwavable heating pads, and tell you which heating pad out performs them all.
  • Are Heating Pads Bad For You

    Are heating pads bad for you?

    If you have menstrual cramps, arthritis, sprains and other aches and pains, you may have heard of the soothing properties of heating pads.

    All natural, affordable, and reusable, heating pads are the go source to find relief for various muscle pains.

    But can they be bad for you?

  • 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.

  • What is Arthritis?

    Arthritis is generally characterized as pain, tenderness, swelling, or stiffness located in the joints of an individual. Although generally attributed to older individuals, arthritis affects people of all ages. Find out what causes it and the best tools to find relief.
  • 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...