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Why do people living with cancer recommend this product?

This product is excellent. It is comfortable to use and really does the trick of cooling me down when I need it. My sleep has much improved as a result. I've been so impressed that I recommend it.    

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About GelO Cool Pillow Mat

Some cancer treatments can cause the skin to feel as though it's burning or result in extreme sweats. This can make you feel very uncomfortable both during the day and at night. The Gel'O Cool Pillow Mat is a large mat, which can be chilled in the refrigerator to help cool down the skin.

This cool mat is perfect for those who suffer from night sweats which results in trouble sleeping. In addition, the mat is also perfect for those with stiff muscles as it can be heated and placed on aches and pains.  

Key benefits

  • Provides cooling relief for night sweats
  • Can be either heated or chilled
  • Medical-grade material which won't leak if cut accidentally
  • Mat can be easily folded for transportation

Product FAQs

What are the dimensions of the Gel'O Cool Pillow Mat? 

The Gel'O Cool Pillow Mat measures at 11” x 22” (approx 28cm x 56cm)

Who is the Gel’O Cool Pillow Mat for?

The Gel'O Cool Pillow Mat is ideal for anyone experiencing sweating or hot flushes as a result of their chemotherapy treatment. It is also ideal for those requiring reaction area relief from radiotherapy. It can be cooled in the refrigerator to provide immediate relief for hot, burning skin.

For people who have sore or stiff muscles the Gel’O Cool Pillow Mat can also be gently warmed in the microwave and serve as a heated pillow to ease tension. Be careful not to heat it for too long, or at too high of a heat, as it may burn your skin.

How does the Gel'O Cool Pillow Mat work?

The Gel'O Cool Pillow Mat is filled with an insulating gel that retains it’s heat once cooled or warmed.

Is the Gel'O Cool Pillow Mat comfortable to sleep on?

The Gel'O Cool Pillow Mat has been designed for comfort. Due to its flexibility, the Gel'O Cool Pillow Mat will conform to your body shape to ensure you get a good night sleep. The plastic is formulated to ensure that the gel won’t leak should the plastic be punctured.

Who can benefit from the Gel’O Cool Pillow Mat?

Hot flushes and elevated temperatures can be a result from an array of medications and treatments. Those living with cancer and having hormonal treatment, chemotherapy, radiotherapy or recovering from surgery can all potential experience feeling hot. The cooling pillows help decrease body temperature and improve comfort while you sleep.

When can a cooling pillow be used?

The size and shape of the cooling pillows means that ideally they are placed on top of your pillow at night. However, the Gel’O Cool Pillow mat can be folded and transported, allowing you to use it anywhere and at any time. 

Is there anything I should consider when using a Gel’O Cool Pillow Mat?

Gel’O Cool Pillow Mats are quite versatile and can be used for an arrange of ailments. They don’t keep their coolness, so will warm up eventually and be required to be refrigerated again. If you experience hot flushes that last a while, then you should consider purchasing two, so there is always one being chilled. 

Customer Reviews

  1. cooling gel pillow - Dianne Gleitman, Monday, 09 October 2017

    This cooling gel pillow is wonderful. It helps to alleviate the constant heat I experience from chemo. I wish it remained cooler for longer periods of time, but lasts long enough for me to fall asleep. The plus is that it re-" cools" rather quickly when placed on the freezer.

  2. Cool mat for pillow - Viv Bowen Parlane, Friday, 23 June 2017

    Fantastic product, worked a treat to cool my head. Wish it lasted longer. Another one I think :)

  3. sleep - Julie, Wednesday, 17 May 2017

    The pillow gets me off to sleep and I get about 4 hours uninterrupted until the flushes wake me up. I have to move the pillow about to find the cool area as the heat from my head heats up the pillow. I purchased this to help with the menopause hot flushes. I also take a hot water bottle with cold water into bed for my feet. I am willing to try anything to get some rest. Could do with one to carry about during the day as well.

  4. provided cooling for several hours which helped tremendously with nightsweats - beth, Thursday, 20 April 2017

    This is a great mat that fits nicely under pillow case but the cooling comes through nicely.

  5. Hot flushes due to chemotherapy - Karen Mealing, Sunday, 09 April 2017

    Recently diagnosed with breast cancer and undergoing chemotherapy and experiencing awful night sweats. Have used it now for 3 nights, brilliant no waking up feeling hot and bothered. Also need radiotherapy so will be good for that. Would 100% recommend this product.

  6. Exactly what I'd been looking for - Lisa, Monday, 27 March 2017

    I bought the gel o cooling pad for burns from radiotherapy. It was exactly what I needed. An excellent size, keeps cool for a long time. It's wipeable & easy to manipulate to reach all areas. I've slept much better with the relief this provides.

  7. Cool pillow - Pam Dixon, Saturday, 25 March 2017

    I had breast cancer in 2004, for which I had mastectomy, Chemo and radiotherapy. Since then I have always had hot flushes particularly at night. I have used several types of cool pillows but this has proved very effective. No fussing about just in the fridge and ready to use. Love it.

  8. Relief - Lorraine Wilson, Tuesday, 14 March 2017

    It took a while to get used to, but have had four nights now where I have had between 6 to 8 hours sleep, without waking up, plus no night sweat early in the morning. I would recommend these to anybody who suffers from lack of sleep, hot flushes and night sweats.

  9. Cooling relief! - Sandi, Monday, 13 March 2017

    Only had s chance to use it once but found it very comfortable!

  10. Power surges and/ or Migraine headaches . - anonymous, Friday, 10 March 2017

    I am on the waiting list to have Cervical (Neck) 3/4 disc removed in a few weeks time. I have never had headaches - pretty much free all my life. The disc is putting pressure on my spinal cord. I am purchasing this cooling mat with the hope that I can stop using two cotton flannels on my pillow which gets very wet. I will return to give the result of my experiment- the reviews have made it sound like just what I need .Thank you very much.Alison

  11. relief - Mary Lehman, Wednesday, 18 January 2017

    My husband suffers with Parkinson's, he suffers from a burning feeling mainly his head and has trouble sleeping bc of it, I'm hoping this will help, I JUST ordered it, but will follow up after he try's it.

  12. Pure joy - Lorraine Rae, Wednesday, 07 December 2016

    Bought this for a friend as she was having hot flushes at night so was not getting any sleep glad to say it works she now gets a good night's sleep one very happy lady

  13. Relief at last! - Janice, Thursday, 29 September 2016

    I bought two of these, one each for my husband and me. He hasn't had a look in! I have had severe night sweats since the age of 35. I am now 62 and they show no sign of abating. Now I have these I can swap them over during the night to keep my horrendous temperature down. More comfortable than I have been in years! Wonderful.

  14. Fibromyalgia - Gillian, Saturday, 02 July 2016

    I would never be with out my pillow.

  15. Highly recommend - Sian, Tuesday, 17 May 2016

    I love mine, use it every night, pop it in the fridge every 3 nights or so & it's really cold. Highly recommend.

  16. Hot flushes - Anne, Wednesday, 04 May 2016

    I have been using this for over a year now and cant sleep without it

  17. after breast cancer,chemo,radiotherapy - Sharon, Thursday, 17 March 2016

    Bought this product, gr8 help at night for hot flashes. Didn't stop them but made sleep manageable.