Weighted blankets are exactly what they sound like — they’re heavy blankets (typically 15 pounds or more) filled with all-natural glass beads. The theory is that the deep pressure you feel from being under all of that weight has a calming effect.
The deep pressure of the blanket makes you feel like you’re being hugged or swaddled.
Dr. Sheri experienced the weighted blankets during her craniosacral treatments and fell in love with the calming effect. She decided to bring the same relaxation she experienced to her patients. From easing the symptoms of autism spectrum disorder to helping insomniacs get the sleep they need; weighted blankets may help address a host of health problems. At Dynamic Dental Wellness Integrative Center, we offer Weighted blankets to add a natural relaxation aid to your treatment.
Dental or any other anxiety can be reduced by using weighted blankets.
Stress happens to everyone, and you don’t have to have a chronic stress problem to feel the negative side effects. We understand some patients have dental anxiety. The good news is weighted blankets help you fight back.
Everyone can benefit from feel-good neurotransmitters like serotonin and dopamine. You deserve a little TLC. A weighted blanket can deliver it!
Studies have shown that weighted blankets can produce a “calming effect” in kids and adults with sensory processing disorder. The same research also states that weighted blankets help reduce the anxiety that often accompanies the condition.