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One of the most commonly used forms of symptomatic relief used by people with migraines and headaches is the application of heat and cold. Ice bags and gel packs are helpful, but they have drawbacks. They sweat and drip. They often don't stay warm or cold long enough.
I'm constantly on the lookout for products that heat or cool effectively and easily as well as products that work well and conveniently when traveling. When we were in Los Angeles in June for the American Headache Society's annual scientific meeting, Cyndi Jordan had a cooling device that I'd never seen before. It was called a Chillee, and you can see it in the image here. The two on the right are the Chillee.
Whether it was coincidence or divine intervention is up for speculation, but lo and behold, the Chillee was actually for sale in the hotel gift shop. What's more, it was on sale for half-price. Obviously, I had to have one! What was really fun is that the one I bought is purple, the awareness color fo...
DefinitionSudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is the unexpected, sudden death of a child under age 1 in which an autopsy does not show an explainable cause of death.Alternative NamesCrib death; SIDSCauses, incidence, and risk factorsSIDS rates have dropped dramatically since 1992, when parents were first told to put babies to sleep on their backs or sides to reduce the likelihood of SIDS. Unfortunately, SIDS remains a significant cause of death in infants under one year old. Thousands of babies die of SIDS in the United States each year.The cause of SIDS is unknown, although there are several theories. Many doctors and researchers now believe that SIDS is not a single condition that is always caused by the same medical problems, but infant death caused by several different factors.These factors may include problems with sleep arousal or an inability to sense a build-up of carbon dioxide in the blood. Almost all SIDS deaths occur without any warning or symptoms when the infant is thoug...
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