Kally Weighted Anxiety Blanket
Do you suffer from nighttime anxiety? The Kally Weighted Anxiety Blanket uses Deep Touch Pressure Stimulation therapy (pressure via touch), proven to reduce anxiety and improve sleep.
Pressure on the body delivers an increase in the release of serotonin (happy hormone), reduces cortisol (stress chemical) whilst increasing melatonin (sleep chemical) creating a sense of calm, deep sleep.
Tiny glass beads deep inside the blanket’s quilted pockets provide a comforting, even pressure across your body to create a feeling of deep relaxation that resembles being hugged.
The weight also provides a relaxing pressure which can benefit those who suffer with restless leg syndrome, arthritis, fibromyalgia and body pain.
A smooth breathable quilted cotton fabric creates a soft, breathable outer with anti-allergy treated fibres swaddled inside to protect against bacteria.
The blanket weights 6.8kg and is advised to be used by those aged 12 and up.
Care: Please be sure to read our FAQs and product details for further information.
Weighted blanket for anxiety
- Cleaning Instructions – Machine washable alone in cool water, using a gentle laundry detergent free of bleach or fabric softener
- Drying instructions – Blanket must be air dried, do not place in a tumble dryer
- Material – Cover is 100% breathable cotton
- Filling – Glass beads, polyester fibre, silent, non-toxic and odourless
- Dimensions – 203cm x 152cm (king)
- Weight – 6.8kg/15lbs
- Not to be used by children or those who cannot remove the blanket themselves
- Not recommended for pregnant women or sufferers of respiratory issues
What is an anxiety blanket?
Otherwise known as a weighted blanket, they are soft comfortable blankets which contain multiple compartments filled with small, weighted objects such as glass beads.
What is the science behind weighted blankets?
Weighted blankets are designed around Deep Pressure Touch Stimulation which works by forcing weight down on your body, resulting in reduced anxiety/stress and better sleep.
Who are anxiety blankets good for?
Weighted blankets benefit those with stress, anxiety, sleep disorders, autism spectrum disorder, sensory processing disorder, depression, PTSD, Restless Leg Syndrome, arthritis, fibromyalgia, arthritis and pain.
Who are weighted blankets not suitable for?
They should not be used by children, elderly, pregnancy women, or people with pre-exisiting circulartory issues.
What conditions does a weighted blanket help with?
Stress, anxiety, restlessness, insomnia, sleep disorders, autism spectrum disorder, sensory processing disorder, depression, PTSD, Restless Leg Syndrome, arthritis, fibromyalgia, arthritis and pain.
How do I choose the right weight?
The weight of the blanket should be around 10% of your body weight. We have found that our 6.8kg blanket is ideal for people weighing 55-80kg.
Is the blanket machine washable? How do I clean it?
Wash the blanket at 30’c but do not tumble dry. The blanket should be air-dried.
What is the blanket made of?
The outer cover is 100% cotton while the compartments contain tiny glass beads.
How heavy should a weighted blanket be?
For our weighted anxiety blanket, we’ve chosen 6.8kg as an ideal weight that exerts the right amount of therapeutic pressure, but does not restrict your movement or cause overheating.
Can you use a weighted blanket every night?
Yes, it is there to use just like any other blanket. Using the Kally Weighted Anxiety blanket can help you fall asleep faster, and provide the platform for a better sleep through the night.
Is it available in any other sizes?
Unfortunately, we only stock this in King size. currently.
How will this fit in my bed?
The blanket is 203x152cm, and is the same size as a king size bed.
Deep Pressure Therapy
Deep Pressure Therapy releases serotonin (happy chemical), reduces cortisol (stress hormone) and increases melatonin (sleep hormone).
Put anxiety and stress to bed
The evenly distributed weight and pressure mimics a hug and being swaddled, calming and relaxing the mind for a restful night’s sleep.
1. 100% breathable quilted cotton
2. Lightweight microfiber layer
3. Extra microfibre layer for glass bead protection
4. Silent, hypoallergenic and odourless glass beads
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