11 Ways Weighted Blankets Can Help Reduce Stress

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The fast pace and complexity of modern life affect each of us at multiple levels. Whether consciously or subconsciously, we all live in a constant state of stress and this has its own implications. As per the American Psychological Association, over 67% of the population is affected by moderate to high degrees of stress—and this …

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Suffering from Back Pain? A Weighted Blanket Can Help

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Back pain can be very limiting. You’d know this is true if you’ve come back from a long day at work, from driving, from a long day on a construction site moving things around and then try to bend down to pick up your child only to be stabbed in the back by that sharp …

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The Benefits of Using a Weighted Blanket During Pregnancy

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As a mother, you want the best for your baby, even when it’s still in your womb! This means you want to stay away from over-the-counter medications and other non-prescription drugs that can possibly affect the growing fetus. So how do you deal with the discomfort such as nausea, anxiety, and sleeplessness during this phase? …

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Affected by Asperger’s Syndrome? A Weighted Blanket Can Help

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The importance of weighted blankets in physical therapy and in the management of several mental health issues has increased over the years. This is probably because health practitioners in the field of mental health have seen the numerous benefits. These professionals are constantly testing weighted blankets in a range of disorders and have found that …

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The Benefits of Weighted Blankets and How They Work

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In the last decade, weighted blankets have gained widespread significance and continue to find new applications in a wide range of medical conditions. As a result, Occupational therapists (OTs), psychologists, psychiatrists and health and wellness experts now recommend them as a form of therapy. The therapeutic benefits of weighted blankets have been studied extensively in …

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