As part of my company, Barn Fabrics, I make bespoke weighted lap blankets, and shoulder pads for clients throughout the UK. With a choice of covers and different weights to suit your preference, my therapeutic blankets are completely bespoke. For great blankets with proven benefits, call today!
In society today, a lot of us suffer with sleep deprivation and anxiety. The blankets I create provide a solution to restless nights, creating a calm and relaxed feeling while sitting or sleeping. It has been suggested that this is due to the release of Melatonin and Serotonin from the deep-pressure stimulation in the body. The main benefits that have been found are:
Weighted blankets, lap pads, and shoulder pads can help relieve stress from your general working day. The weight gives you a feeling of security and aids relaxation. Stress can have a negative effect on our physical, emotional, and mental health, so combat it today!
Restless Leg Syndrome
Sufferers could have symptoms such as tingling or creeping sensations in their legs which worsens throughout the night. This can then lead to sleep disorders. People with this problem often struggle when travelling as they are restricted in how they can move. It has been suggested that by applying weight to the legs, the problem may be eased.
Autism/ ADHD/ Sensory Processing Disorder
These conditions often cause people to have a lack of focus, restlessness, fidgety behaviour, lack of concentration, and impulsive tendencies. They can relieve anxiety and calm the person enabling them to be more relaxed.
As we get older, our bodies change. A lot of elderly people are unable to settle and wake during the night. These blankets can aid in relaxation and sleep
These blankets create a comfort to people who are sick, feeling alone, anxious, and many other reasons. It is recreating someone giving you a hug, just like a baby loves to be held or wrapped in a blanket, children and adults benefit from these blankets having the same effect.