Have you ever noticed the difference in how you feel with a very light blanket on versus a heavier blanket? Have you found the heavier blanket to be more comforting? There’s a reason for that!
It’s known as Deep Pressure Stimulation (DPS). It’s like firm but gentle hugs, holding or squeezing that relaxes the nervous system. This comforting pressure can be mimicked with weighted blankets.
Anyone with insomnia, anxiety, autism, ADHD, chronic pain or who is suffering loss may be able to benefit from a weighted blanket. Or really just anyone who wants to sleep more soundly. Continue reading “Weighted Blankets For Adults”