How Can Weighted Blankets Help Your Sleep?

How Can Weighted Blankets Help Your Sleep?

Weighted blankets are blankets that range from 4 to 30 pounds. They are this heavy because of many stitched pockets of polypropylene pellets – the same pellets used for small bean bags and plush toys. Weighted clothing and blankets have been used in occupational therapy for a long time for autistic people and people with anxiety and depression. However, even if you don’t need occupational therapy, a weighted blanket might be a good choice for you to ward off insomnia and anxiety.

[Read more…]