How Weighted Blankets Can Help Those with Dementia

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Aging is a natural part of “getting older” but when you start to see significant memory decline, your loved ones may need the highest level of support and care. The onset of ‘dementia’ is one such condition that can negatively impact a person’s quality of life . Most common in people over 65 years of …

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How a Weighted Blanket Can Help with Night Terrors

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A night terror is a sleep disorder in which the sufferer experiences a feeling of dread or intense fear while sleeping. It has been confused, severally, with nightmares. But they don’t mean the same thing. While a nightmare is just a bad dream, night terrors are more intense feelings of terror in which the person …

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Exploring Weighted Lap Pads and Their Uses

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Most people who are quite familiar with weighted blankets and their benefits may not be aware that there are identical inventions that serve the same purpose. One such invention is the weighted lap pad. Just in case you’re not yet familiar with weighted blankets, they are quite similar to your regular sleeping blankets. The main …

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Dealing with Fibromyalgia? A Weighted Blanket May Be the Answer

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Fibromyalgia is a debilitating medical condition that causes a person to feel constant pain and fatigue throughout the day. Interestingly, the pain isn’t always due to a physical hurt. A person with fibromyalgia feels persistent and widespread body pains even while doing nothing at all. Statistics show this condition affects nearly 4 million American adults, …

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Can Weighted Blankets Help with Restless Leg Syndrome?


Ever felt a cramping, achy, strange numbness in your leg especially after long hours of sitting in the same position? Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) is a neurological condition that creates similar unpleasant sensations in the legs, albeit at a much severe level. The symptoms are triggered by long periods of inactivity and are more pronounced …

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