What are stress hormones?

What are stress hormones?

The human body is complicated. It’s filled with complex machinations that not even the best researchers and technologies of today can figure out or analyze. Fortunately, our topic of discussion for today is something that modern science has been able to shed some light on.
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Weighted blankets for children and adults

Weighted blankets for children and adults

Recent high profile tragedies have led to intense interest in the role of weighted blankets in various therapeutic contexts. We aim to take an overview of the current guidelines and offer some practical information to help everybody make an informed decision about whether a weighted blanket might benefit their health.
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Weighted blankets: help reduce anxiety naturally

Weighted blankets: help reduce anxiety naturally

As a new natural option to help reduce anxiety weighted blankets is surprisingly a great alternative. Health specialists have recommended weighted blankets for Anxiety disorders and for many other conditions such as autism, schizophrenia, depression and insomnia. The weighted blanket presses on the muscle creating a feeling of a hug. 
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Weighted Blankets: an innovative alternative to reduce anxiety

Weighted Blankets: an innovative alternative to reduce anxiety

The weight of the blanket mimics the physical and physiological feelings of being hugged. The pressure of such weight encourages your body to relax by supporting the nervous system with warming comfort. This technique is very much a safe, low cost and non-medicalised therapy to encourage better sleep patterns and promote relaxation within an individual.  In a similar way to cloaking and comforting an infant, the weight and pressure of the blanket on an adult provides comfort and relief form anxiety symptoms.

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