Weighted Blanket Therapy Conditions
Anxiety and disrupted sleeping patterns can have a variety of root causes, such as nerves, a hyper-active mind, or simply a stressful day at work, however, in many cases there are more serious underlying conditions for these issues. In many cases, weighted blankets provide much needed therapeutic relief for these conditions to help you calm down or get a full night sleep.
Each person and disorder are different, however, these blankets have received a significant amount of anecdotal evidence and community support over the years as a form of therapy for a variety of disorders. If you or somebody you love suffers from any of the following conditions and you feel a weighted blanket may be able to help, we strongly recommend researching to see if a weighted blanket it right for you.
- Asperger’s Syndrome
- PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder)
- SPD (Sensory Processing Disorder)
- Trouble Sleeping
- Restless Leg Syndrome
- Down Syndrome
- Rett Syndrome
- Parkinson's Disease
- Pervasive Development Disorder
- Cerebral Palsy
- Chronic Pain
- Chronic Pain
Weighted Blanket Use
Weighted blankets are not a cure for any of these conditions and there are no conclusive scientific studies supporting the use of weighted blankets. The question is whether it can help you or somebody that you love. Each person is different and will achieve comfort in different ways. The first step is finding if a weighted blanket can possibly help you cope with your condition and then finding the right blanket for you based on size, weight, and preference.
Read more on our blog about the various ways weighted blankets have helped people cope with their conditions. The benefits of the blankets vary from condition to condition and person to person. If you feel a weighted blanket is right for you please take a look at our shop or contact us today.
You can read more on the studies about weighted blanket use here: http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/early/2014/07/09/peds.2013-4285.full.pdf