Has anyone used habit awareness bracelets? Concerned Mom

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Has anyone used habit awareness bracelets? Concerned Mom
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Hi, I am new here and my 9 year old daughter has been pulling her eyebrows and eyelashes for over 8 months now. I have tried everything from fidgets, bandaids on her fingers at night, more tactile objects, aromatherapy, and counseling. Nothing has helped. I am waiting for another appointment with a therapist that specializes in trich, but I just ran across a site that sells habit awareness bracelets that send out a subtle vibration when the individual starts to pull. It seems like it would work pretty well given the fact that my daughter has started to pull subconciously while she is at school or watching TV. It is pretty costly though, so I don't want to spend my money on something like this if it doesn't work.
Anyone had any experience with these?? Please help. I am running out of ideas.

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Hi, I am new here and my 9 year old daughter has been pulling her eyebrows and eyelashes for over 8 months now. I have tried everything from fidgets, bandaids on her fingers at night, more tactile objects, aromatherapy, and counseling. Nothing has helped. I am waiting for another appointment with a therapist that specializes in trich, but I just ran across a site that sells habit awareness bracelets that send out a subtle vibration when the individual starts to pull. It seems like it would work pretty well given the fact that my daughter has started to pull subconciously while she is at school or watching TV. It is pretty costly though, so I don't want to spend my money on something like this if it doesn't work.
Anyone had any experience with these?? Please help. I am running out of ideas.

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You could give her paintbrushes or something to pluck instead, or get her to do knitting or something so that her fingers are always busy with something

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I've tried the Keen bracelet, but it was not useful for me at all. The settings for the vibrations were either too low or too high, no in between. When I had mine too high, it would vibrate every time I moved my hand/wrist, even if it was nowhere near my head. On the other hand, when it was too low, it wouldn't catch me at all. Overall, it wasn't worth the about $100.00 it cost, especially when it did absolutely nothing for me.
Sorry I don't have any better advise... Still looking for that myself.

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I have been using the Keen bracelets on and off for about a year. They have upgraded the software so that it is more adjustable. It has helped me quit twice. Even though this will be a lifelong struggle, the awareness the bracelets brings has been he most helpful tool. I pull my scalp with both hands so I use one on each wrist.

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Thank you Mckennedy,
I would like to try this bracelet for my daughter. Has anyone ever heard of using a weighted blanket to help with pulling at night?