With proper care your weighted blanket will last you for many years and be one of your best investments for good sleep and better health.
It can be difficult caring for an aging parent or family member. If you are currently in this position this article will help you decide if they may benefit from a weighted blanket. You may just discover something that can greatly improve their quality of life.
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.
Ever felt like if "just one more thing" were to land on your plate you would "lose it"? That feeling where you're barely holding it together, not sure if you need to scream or cry? You're near frantic or just so "done with it" you freeze, unable to do anything at all, not even make a decision about what to do or not do? When we’re overwhelmed, we can’t function.
People who suffer from AFS often struggle with sleep issues, including not being able to go to sleep, staying asleep, poor quality of sleep, and awakening as tired or more tired as when they went to sleep. Weighted blankets have been shown to significantly lower the length of time required to go to sleep