Published Articles On The Benefits of Weighted Blankets

More Than Just a Fad: 4 Ways Weighted Blankets Can Actually Help You
February 05, 2019Wrapping yourself up in a blanket can feel like one giant hug — with the right blanket, that is. If it’s soft, warm, and cozy, that’s a good start. But have you ever thought about ...
Will a Weighted Blanket Help You Sleep Better?
This content was created by the National Sleep Foundation State-of-the-art mattress? Check. Supportive pillow? Check. Temperature-regulating sheets? Triple check. You might think your bed is decked...
Seeking Better Sleep Under a Weighted Blanket
Now, some adults with insomnia, depression, and anxiety are rediscovering that feeling of security -- for a price -- in the form of weighted blankets.
Positive Effects of Weighted Blankets on Insomnia
‘…a weighted blanket may aid in reducing insomnia through increased tactile and proprioceptive inputs, may provide an innovative, non- pharmacological approach and complementary tool to improve sleep quality.’
Calming Effects of Deep Touch Pressure in Patients with Autistic Disorder, College Students, and Animals

As for the specific benefits of a weighted blanket for sleep, Temple’s study reported that:

‘A high functioning autistic woman stated, ‘I need heavy blankets on me to sleep well, or else my muscles won’t calm down.’

And in Temple’s own case she ‘used to crawl under sofa cushions and have my sister sit on them’.

What is Deep Pressure Stimulation?
If you’ve ever woken up on a cold morning under the weight of heavy winter blankets and felt incredibly calm and peaceful you’ve had a little taste of what deep pressure stimulation can do for the nervous system.
Experts share the amazing benefits of weighted blankets.
Who doesn’t like to be snuggled when they sleep?Weighted blankets are becoming a popular way to release stress and snooze more soundly.What are weighted blankets?Filled with materials like glass be...