weighted blanket for PTSD

A Weighted Blanket Can Benefit Those With PTSD

In 2016, the Government of Alberta established June 27 as Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Day, which affects approximately 9.2% of the Canadian population ― twice as many women as men ― according to the National Centre for PTSD. Treatment for PTSD can include cognitive therapy, prescription medication (or a combination of both). Meditation has…

Size Matters

Don’t Waste the Weight

One of the questions we get most often from customers is,”Can you make my weighted blanket cover my double/queen/king size bed?” We understand that people want blankets to cover the entire bed, but a weighted blanket is an unique item designed specifically with your sleep needs in mind. Weighted Blankets, unlike regular bedding, work best…

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What size weighted blanket is right for me?

Typically, a blanket should be no more than 15% body weight, but because the weight is distributed across a larger surface area, as a blanket gets bigger you can safely have more weight and receive the same effects. We can make any weight (up to 34 lbs usually) if it fits within the restrictions of…

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How do I know a Weighted Blanket is for me?

    How do I know a Weighted Blanket is for me? 1)      Does the person who the blanket is for like small spaces? 2)      Do they like tight clothing? 3)      Do they enjoy tight hugs and lots of squishes? 4)      Do they curl up in a tight ball while watching tv or in order…

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Hippo Hug featured in the Globe and Mail

Leslie Brooks had always been handy with a needle and thread. So when a psychologist she was working for told her a young autistic client was having trouble sleeping at night, Ms. Brooks decided to make the child a weighted blanket – a type of bed covering stuffed with weights that can help calm children…