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Do weighted blankets actually work?

Do weighted blankets actually work?
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Want to get a better night’s sleep? Use a weighted blanket. 

Weighted blankets are blankets that contain pellets, chains, or beads. According to scientists, the added weight creates a grounding effect that brings the body comfort and calm. People who used a 15-pound blanket improved their sleep as well as their mental health.

What are the main benefits of a weighted blanket?

  • relieve pain
  • lessen anxiety
  • improve mood

Weighted blankets are a type of at-home therapy that can provide similar benefits to deep pressure therapy. Are you someone that sleeps with a weighted blanket? Has it helped you?


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