Weighted blankets have been around for decades. However, it’s not until the last few years that these blankets have become increasingly popular.
So, what makes these blankets so great? And, what are the true benefits of using a weighted blanket? Not only do weighted blankets help children with autism or other disorders, but they also can help with anxiety, ADHD and even restless leg syndrome.
What exactly is a weighted blanket?
A weighted blanket is similar to a comforter except ours are filled with tiny glass beads that are evenly distributed throughout the blanket. Here at Moxie Blankets not only is our blankets weighted but they’re also made with high quality plush minky fabric that’s softer than nearly any other fabric in the market today.
Weighted blankets were made to create a deep touch pressure . Similarly, to getting a massage or receiving a hug, weighted blankets are proven to reduce cortisol. Cortisol is a stress hormone that is released in your bloodstream when you feel anxious. These weighted blankets are proven to lower stress and help increase dopamine and serotonin levels. It’s also been known that melatonin hormones are released when using these products and provide relaxation, increased overall mood and comfort.
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-Tanner, Moxie Marketing Assistant