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What Do Weighted Blankets Do?

Donna Chambers

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What Do Weighted Blankets Do?
Weighted blankets have been used by occupational therapists for years to help soothe individuals with autism and sensory processing disorders. But did you know weighted blankets can also help with sleep and anxiety? Here’s how.

5 Ways to Deal with Anxiety (That You Probably Haven't Heard Of)

5 Ways to Deal with Anxiety (That You Probably Haven't Heard Of)

Anxiety is a common problem for many people. If it’s stopping you from enjoying life, there are ways to help ease it. Here are 5 techniques to manage your anxiety symptoms.


How Heavy Should a Weighted Blanket Be?

How Heavy Should a Weighted Blanket Be?
Here at SensaCalm, one of the most common questions we receive is 'how heavy should a weighted blanket be?' The answer depends on your size, needs and the recommendations of your occupational therapist or other health professional. Here is a comprehensive guide to choosing the most effective weight for your needs, along with answers to some of the top questions about weighted blankets and weighted blanket therapy.

Can a Weighted Blanket Get Rid of Your Insomnia?

Can a Weighted Blanket Get Rid of Your Insomnia?
Sleep — it's something we all know we need. Unfortunately, most of us don't get enough. Unfortunately, lack of sleep has been linked to a host of health problems, including everything from irritability to higher rates of heart disease.

6 Ways Weighted Blankets Can Help Adults

6 Ways Weighted Blankets Can Help Adults

Weighted blankets are great for kids, but did you know they may also help adults? From promoting more restful sleep and easing anxiety to helping alleviate the symptoms of fibromyalgia and Alzheimer’s disease, weighted blankets offer a number of benefits for adults. Here are six reasons to order your weighted blanket today.