This weighted blanket helps you fall asleep faster

Published June 6, 2018 3:09PM (EDT)

Everyone’s experienced a sleepless night at some point. Whether it’s daily stress that’s keeping you tossing and turning or chronic insomnia that won’t let up, spending all night staring at the ceiling affects your health and well-being. Proper sleep is necessary to keep your memory, immune system, and mood in check, but many treatments for insomnia involve behavioral adjustments that can take weeks or months to help or medications that aren’t safe for long-term use. The Serenity Weighted Blanket is a drug-free option that uses your body’s own hormones for fast relief from sleeplessness.
Weighted blankets help you drift off by reducing anxiety through Deep Pressure Stimulation. DPS creates an effect that’s similar to someone hugging you. A hug makes your body release oxytocin, a powerful hormone that increases your brain’s levels of serotonin (a neurotransmitter that affects your mood) and melatonin (a hormone that helps you fall asleep). Oxytocin also decreases your body’s levels of cortisol, a hormone that contributes to excessive stress. Together, these adjustments reduce blood pressure, slow down your heart rate, and promote a restful night’s sleep.

The Serenity Weighted Blanket is a relaxing, drug-free option that’s great for anyone who needs more than counting sheep to fall asleep. Pick it up now and start sleeping well for $239.

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