I ❤️ my weighted blanket. I feel instantly calmer and almost like I'm getting a huge hug allover my body! .
What in the world is a weighted blanket .
- It's designed to weigh 10% of your body weight
. - Sleeping with a weighted blanket encourages Deep Touch Pressure Stimulation (DTPS). DTPS can mimic the feeling of being hugged, swaddled or cradled .
- According to studies, DTPS has a calming effect in children with autism and ADHD, and a similar relaxing effect in adults without a medical diagnosis .
- DPTS encourages Serotonin production. Serotonin is also a precursor to melatonin