A Guide to Weighted Blankets for Stress, Anxiety, and Better Sleep

A Guide to Weighted Blankets for Stress, Anxiety, and Better Sleep

Ever wonder why the lead x-ray blanket in the dentist's chair feels so great?

It's because weighted blankets help relax your nervous system, releasing a flood of "good-feeling" hormones into your body (similar to the hormones you get when you are hugged or held). Weighted blankets promote the release of serotonin, melatonin, and lower nighttime cortisol levels. This guide can help you find the right weighted blanket. That's the goal.

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