If you’ve ever woken up from sleep under a heavy blanket and throw then you will have had a taste of how weighted blankets work.
By applying gentle pressure, a weighted blanket actually mimics therapeutic massage known as deep pressure touch stimulation. This firm pressure relaxes the nervous system and “triggers a chain reaction in the body that releases an overall sense of calm and peace.” They consist of plastic pellets or ball bearings that make the blankets heavy with an average weight of around 7kg.
The good things that come out of using this blanket include reduced pain, better sleep, improved focus, and lower anxiety levels.
When used at night, a therapeutic weighted blanket creates a wonderful sense of comfort and well-being. This allows the user to unwind and relax faster and easier than they normally would, perfect for those who suffer from insomnia.
The benefits includes the…
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