What it is and how it works
With an average weight of between 4-30 pounds, weighted blankets are designed from natural material to give you that feeling of a warm, gentle hug. The aim behind this construct is to give the feeling of gentleness, to improve moods, to soothe, and most important to help counter the effects of stress and behavioral disorders that are a direct result of stress.
Counters effects of OCD
They have been known to increase serotonin levels in the body, causing a calming, soothing effect that has been known to counter the effects in patients with the acute Obsessive-compulsive disorder. They also reduce aggression, bipolar disorder and a number of conditions that hinder normal functionality.
Helps Keep 0BP in check
They help foster a feeling of calm and relaxation, which translates to decreased heart rate and an increase in the production of oxytocin. What this does, essentially, is to reduce your overall BP. High blood pressure can cause a variety of complications, so having a weighted blanket helps you ensure your heart rate is maintained at a healthy point.
If you are looking for a way to reduce feelings of anxiety, then having a weighted blanket is a sure way to ensure you get a feeling of physical calm, and to get rid of that annoying feeling of restlessness. These blankets help calm your nervous system, and they help you function normally
Improves motor skills
Weighted blankets don’t just foster calm, they also counter the effects of behavioral disorders such as Attention Deficit hypertensive Disorder (ADHD). This allows autistic patients to have improved motor skills, and it allows children with this disorder to be able to concentrate and pay attention in class. This source of extra sensory stimulation also enhances the child’s ability to absorb information, making it top-class in every sense of the word.
If you have regular bouts of insomnia, then you don’t have to worry anymore. Wrapping yourself in a weighted blanket inhibits the production of stress hormones to a point where you don’t have stressful thoughts that make it hard for you to get any sleep at night. It counters all those depressive feelings and thoughts, stresses, anxieties, and restless tendencies. You end up sleeping like a baby!
They are your ultimate source of relaxation. Anxiety, restlessness, and stress are all a thing of the past as this therapeutic blanket can combat several types of sensory disorders, sleep complications and even panic anxiety disorders. It acts as a supplement for anti-depressants, with no side effects, and great overall results.
Its calming effects have been known to be useful even for complicated conditions such as arthritis, as well as conditions that affect the elderly such as Parkinsons and Alzheimers. If you want to keep you and your family in good moods, to ensure everyone sleeps soundly without a care in the world, then the weighted blanket or the Deep pressure touch stimulator is exactly what you need.