What are the benefits of a weighted blanket?

First and foremost, the Orbit™ aids relaxation and encourages deeper sleep. It does this by applying gentle pressure all over your body, like a hug. Engaging something known as ‘deep pressure therapy’. A process originally developed by medical experts to help people with autism, depression and restlessness calm down and get to sleep.

Deep pressure therapy counters stress by helping your nervous system switch from 'fight or flight' to ‘rest and relax’. Helping to regulate your heartbeat, relax your muscles and set your mind at ease. So you can get to sleep, and stay there.

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