Posted on October 07 2020
From time to time we scour the internet looking for interesting articles to do with hot water bottles so we can share them with you, and we've come across some great things. The latest is not a great, but an unbelieveable Metro News article from July 2017 titled: "Apparently men are freaked out when women use hot water bottles for period pains at work".
We know here at The Hot Water Bottle Shop that there are 2 main uses for hot water bottles:
1) to keep warm
2) for pain relief - in particular period pains - hence our development of The Huggler - a small discreet sized hot water bottle for targeted pain relief.
Why is it considered uncomfortable and unprofessional, if a woman is using a hot water bottle at work for a 'tummy ache' but 'Guy' can hold meetings lying on the floor because he has a back ache?
We support natural methods of pain relief such as hot water bottles which are a safe and natural way to ease many aches and pains!
You can read the full article here