Decreases Stress and Anxiety
Similar to receiving a hug from a loved one, the gentle pressure of a weighted blanket on your body will release serotonin (happy hormones) in your brain. It will also help reduce the release of cortisol (stress hormones). This in turn, will help reduce feelings of stress and anxiety.
Aids in Falling Asleep Faster and for Longer
Melatonin (sleep hormone) is made from serotonin. With an increase of serotonin from the weight of the blanket, you will have an easier time falling and staying alseep.
Comforting for people with PTSD, ADHD, and Autism
Deep touch pressure stimulation provided by weighted blankets can be incredibly calming for people with these types of conditions.
Helps With insomnia and sleep apnea
Weighted blankets are a great natural alternative or addition to aid with insomnia and sleep apnea.