Many individuals with Ichthyosis do not sweat normally. In very hot and humid weather they are at risk for overheating, heat exhaustion, and heat stroke. The use of cool packs, cooling scarves or other cooling products may help individuals cool down. (From firstskinfoundation.org
"This is a true lifesaver for my daughter, she has a skin condition called Ichthyosis that prevents her from sweating and regulating her body temperature. With this [Cool Kids™ Toddler Cooling Vest] she is able to attend recess and PE with her friends at school and participate in other outdoor activities. The ice packs stay cool for a long time in 80 degree weather, we haven't tested it out in very hot weather yet."
- Cynthia P. in Texas
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