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SENSORY SENSITIVITY

THE STRESS RESPONSE

Stress can reduce one's ability to cope with and manage sensory overload, leading to increased anxiety, irritability, and discomfort in sensory-rich environments. Use BLAST® to reduce sensory sensitivity and nervous system reactivity.



HOW BLAST HELPS

TouchPoint Solution’s wearable devices are embedded with patented BLAST® (bi-lateral alternating stimulation tactile) technology. BLAST® is scientifically proven to alter the body’s “fight or flight” response caused by stress. The wearables emit alternating vibrations that disengage your standard stress response (sympathetic nervous system), and shift you into the calm, logical side of your brain (parasympathetic nervous system). 

THE LONGTERM BENEFITS

When using BLAST® consistently when overstimulated, overtime you may not need them in certain situations as they become less stressful because of BLAST®. One of the ways BLAST® works is by creating new neural pathways that help modify the memories that trigger our stress response. With continued use of BLAST®, these new neural pathways can build overtime, progressively reducing the release of stress related hormones that can exacerbate sensory overload.

74% Reduction in Stress in 30 Seconds

Research-Proven measurable impact

74% Reduction in Stress in 30 Seconds

The data showed that within just 30 seconds of using BLAST®, people experienced a 74% reduce in their stress levels and a 68% reduction in body sensations related to stress. This data combined with our archived data suggest that there is a consistency in offering users significant relief from physiological and psychological stress in about 30 seconds. View our full Stress Study

How to use BLAST® for SENSORY SENSITIVITY

Choose your device type to learn more about using BLAST® when experiencing sensory overload. Find out where to wear your devices, when to reach for BLAST® and our recommended settings.

TOUCHPOINT

Before you start:

Learn the basics behind operating your TouchPoints. Understand how to operate your TouchPoints, the different modes, and more with our online user guide.

When to use BLAST®:

Spot:  Use when in an environment with a lot of sensory stimuli to help sensory regulation.

Preventative: Use all day at school or work, when going into a new environment.

How to use BLAST®:

Where: Wear on wrists, in hands, socks, or pant pockets. Use zippered sweatbands on wrists or ankles to muffle some of the noise associated with the vibrations, and to make the introduction to TouchPoints more seamless. 

Mode: When introducing TouchPoints, ease into the feeling of BLAST by starting the slow/blue setting in various scenarios. Work your way up to the medium/yellow and fast/purple settings as the user becomes more comfortable. Find user’s favorite setting and continue to use this setting throughout the day.

Timing: Leave on until you're no longer in a setting with a lot of sensory stimuli.

THODIAN

Before you start:

Learn the basics behind operating your Thodians. Download the app, understand how to operate Thodian, the different modes, and more with our online user guide.

When to use BLAST®:

AI detection*: Use as soon as the Thodian app notifies you of AI detected stress. 

*Must be 13 years or older to use Thodian.

Children's Online Privacy Protection Rule ("COPPA") requires Thodian app users to be 13 years or older. 

Spot: Use when in an environment with a lot of sensory stimuli to help sensory regulation.

Preventative: Use at school or work, when going into a new environment.

How to use BLAST®:

Premium Mode: Use the Focus mode.

Where: Wear on wrists, in hands, socks, or pant pockets. Use zippered sweatbands on wrists or ankles to muffle some of the noise associated with the vibrations, and to make the introduction to BLAST more seamless. 

Timing: Leave on until you're no longer in a setting with a lot of sensory stimuli.


Leal-Junior, E. C., Casalechi, H. L., Machado, C. dos, Serin, A., Hageman, N. S., & Johnson, D. S. (2019). A triple-blind, placebo-controlled randomized trial of the effect of bilateral alternating somatosensory stimulation on reducing stress-related cortisol and anxiety during and after the Trier Social Stress Test. Journal of Biotechnology and Biomedical Science, 2(1), 22–30. https://doi.org/10.14302/issn.2576-6694.jbbs-19-2784

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