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If compression socks increases the blood circulation and this is good for swelling, then how comes it is said ice is good for swelling?

“Cold slows down blood flow to an injury, thereby reducing pain and swelling. Cold therapy slows circulation. It should be used if the area is swollen or bruised.” “Compression stockings are used to ...
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How does forehead cooling affect me?

Sometimes I have headaches. I've heard that they're caused by the pressure of veins in my brain (not anything more). I found out that if I cool my forehead or eyelids with water, the pain stops. Am I ...
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Ice pack/cold piece of metal contoured to skull/forehead

There are ice packs people put on their forehead when they get hit on the head or have a fever. I thought- perhaps I could have the ice pack molded to the shape of my skull/forehead. It would cover ...