Weighted blankets have been used for many purposes, including a source of sensory input for those with Autism Spectrum Disorders and to reduce symptoms of anxiety. Recently, there has been an increasing trend toward using weighted blankets as a solution for those who struggle with insomnia. But, do the blankets hold up to the hype when it comes to getting a good night’s sleep? Take a look at the following from Psychology Today which delves deeper into the use and effectiveness of weighted blankets for sleep.
Psychology Today: Do Weighted Blankets Really Ease Sleeplessness?