Weighted Blankets for Fibromyalgia

Weighted Blankets for Fibromyalgia

Yorkville Weighted Blankets are designed to provide calming pressure across your body, which can aid in coping with Fibromyalgia if you are okay with the pressure that comes with it. The blanket is made to be comfy and cool, while the evenly distributed weight of the blankets acts a form of sensory therapy similar to being hugged or held. This pressure has been shown to increase serotonin and melatonin levels relaxing your body and muscles.

While weighted blankets are of course not a cure or replacement for any treatment of Fibromyalgia, Yorkville Blankets have been shown have benefits in calming the body and mind that can allow a restful night’s sleep and alleviate some of the tension that can go along with Fibromyalgia. Yorkville Blankets are available in a variety of sizes, shop our store here and feel free to reach out to us with any questions if a weighted blanket makes sense for you or a loved one – we would love to help.


About Fibromyalgia

If you or anyone you love suffers from Fibromyalgia you know how challenging the condition can be to live with on a daily basis. The chronic pain caused by Fibromyalgia can lead to insomnia, ultimately impacting your memory and temperament.

Most patients find that the most effective way to cope with Fibromyalgia, is to manage the aspects of their lives that have the ability exacerbate its symptoms. Paying attention to day-to-day stress, diet, sleep and exercise can help alleviate the fatigue and many of the anxieties that allow Fibromyalgia to have more control over your life. One of the method that has been effective for some patients is using weighted blankets for Fibromyalgia.


How weighted blankets can help with Fibromyalgia

There is no cure for Fibromyalgia, however along with exercise and medication, using weighted blankets for Fibromyalgia can provide stress relief to help control symptoms. Weighted blankets provide sensory input throughout the body to help relax tenseness without aggravating sore joints and muscles.


Fibromyalgia Weighted Blanket


The pressure provided by the weight of the blankets provides input to the brain that releases serotonin, producing a calming effect much in the way a great hug does. Many patients find that the additional weight can be calming during episodes of significant body pain or sensory overload to help relax and get a good night sleep.

Weighted blankets are not right for everybody suffering from Fibromyalgia, many patients find that any additional pressure on their skin creates discomfort. It is a matter of preference and severity of your condition whether a weighted blanket will be an effective therapy for your. If you have any questions about whether a weighted blanket could be helpful for helping you manage your Fibromyalgia please feel free to contact us and we will be happy to help.


Where to buy affordable weighted blankets for Fibromyalgia

Weighted blankets currently are on sale from yorkvilleblankets.com. Yorkville blankets are a premium quality brand that are affordable enough to try and see if a weighted blanket is right for you. Yorkville Weighted Blankets provide sensory input without too much heat so you can get a good night sleep without tossing and turning or overheating. These weighted blankets can be purchased here or on Amazon, Etsy, or eBay.