Hugzz Weighted Blanket
What is a weighted blanket?
A weighted blanket molds to your body like a gentle hug. This pressure, commonly known as deep pressure stimulation, relaxes your nervous system by producing good hormones and your body takes the cue to rest well and sleep deeply because of the calmer mind.
Research agrees that weighted blankets are indeed helpful for a variety of conditions. Penn Medicine wrote that "A weighted blanket uses "pressure therapy" - using calm - inducing amount of pressure on your entire body, similar to the feeling of being hugged, swaddled, stroked or held. There are 4 conditions that a weighted blanket will help with. The article says that people with the following conditions will find weighted blankets useful:
• sleep disorder
• Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
We have included a few other useful research below on weighted blankets.
- Enhances Sleep
The extra weight of the blanket helps you fall asleep faster and stay asleep longer. Goodbye sleepless nights
- Comforts and Hugs
Hugzz weighted blanket hugs your body to mimic deep pressure touch stimulation for a comforting feel you'll love
- Calms and Soothes
This all-natural sleep aid calms and soothes so you can actually fall asleep faster when you lay down
- Aids in Sensory Processing Disorder
Sensory issues are thought of to be caused by signals in the brain "getting stuck in the traffic". This can lead to anxiety attacks. Placing a weighted blanket on these children often have a calming effect on them
- Improve Sleep
The deep touch pressure that Hugzz Blanket gives can help boost your serotonin and melatonin levels. When serotonin level increases, it can be easier to relax into a more restful and deeper sleep
- Promotes Calm
The pressure of weighted blanket puts your autonomic nervous system into "rest mode", thereby reducing some of the symptoms of anxiety, such as quickened heart rate of breathing. This can provide an overall sense of calm and well being.
WebMD: Seeking Better Sleep Under a Weighted Blanket
Psychology Today: Weighted Blankets can Help with Insomnia