Certainly, there are medications out there designed to help with insomnia and anxiety. Many people, now aware of side effects are looking for alternatives. Sometimes, medications simply aren’t helping. There are some medications and therapies available for ASD and SPD as well, and like those for insomnia, these options aren’t always the answer. One alternative therapy, however, comes relatively cheap and with virtually no side effects and it’s capable of helping people with these conditions, and a whole lot more.
Without enough sleep, your brain and body systems won’t function normally. It can also dramatically lower your quality of life.
The weight of the blanket provides deep touch pressure to your entire body which helps to regulate the central nervous system and promote calm and relaxation, and improves sleep. But do these blankets really work?
Where does this passion for weighted blankets come from? Let me tell you how it all started......