When can a temperature control blanket be useful?


When you discuss a weighted blanket, you cannot talk about it without referring to its ability to regulate body temperature, allowing you to fall asleep easily by keeping your body cool. While it cools, it distributes weight evenly on your body reducing restless sleep. To be precise, if you are sharing it with someone or using it alone, you don’t have to worry about tossing and turning. However, there are several other reasons also why you can select a temperature control weighted blanket for yourself.

The benefits of a temperature control blanket

Anxiety control

A well-designed and innovative cooling blanket can give a feeling of being hugged and cuddled. It is the technique of deep touch pressure that creates such an effect. Due to this, a calming neurotransmitter like serotonin is released in your body, helping you sleep better. Besides, there are other benefits too. Your nervous system calms down, and your mind doesn’t feel restless. And since it also controls temperature, you won’t have to worry about getting sweaty. 

Easy to carry

While it ensures better sleep and comfort, a cooling weighted blanket can also make your life easy by being portable. You can travel with it anywhere and manage your nights well. If you are at home, you can take it from bed to couch in the living area to watch Netflix thrillers. No matter where you go, it can accompany you.

Buying a temperature control blanket

When you look for this variety in a weighted blanket, focus on those that use glass bead fillers. These are one of the best filling materials. They appear like salt crystals or white sand. Their smooth surface makes them better than plastic poly pellets. If you care about the environment, you can indulge in them for sure. These are hypoallergenic materials; hence the risks of skin allergies and others are relatively low. Effortless drying and cleaning are other reasons why you can prefer this filler over others. 

You may have to pay a little more for it compared to poly pellets. However, since they tend to be weighty, the blanket may not need as many pellets, so the price difference may not be that much. Simultaneously, the use of fewer fillers means your blanket will be slim and less bulky. Someone with auditory and sensory issues can find glass bead blankets more comfortable. 

A weighted cooling blanket can give you freedom from sweaty and uncomfortable nights that make you lose quality sleep. And when you get rid of this, you can see improvement in other areas of life also. You might feel less stressed, anxious, or restless, usually caused by insomnia. Just make sure you buy a quality blanket only to experience the benefit. Its size and weight can have a tremendous impact on your body. So before you pick anything, go through the product details to understand whether it would be the right choice for you or not.

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LaDonna Dennis

LaDonna Dennis is the founder and creator of Mom Blog Society. She wears many hats. She is a Homemaker*Blogger*Crafter*Reader*Pinner*Friend*Animal Lover* Former writer of Frost Illustrated and, Cancer...SURVIVOR! LaDonna is happily married to the love of her life, the mother of 3 grown children and "Grams" to 3 grandchildren. She adores animals and has four furbabies: Makia ( a German Shepherd, whose mission in life is to be her attached to her hip) and Hachie, (an OCD Alaskan Malamute, and Akia (An Alaskan Malamute) who is just sweet as can be. And Sassy, a four-month-old German Shepherd who has quickly stolen her heart and become the most precious fur baby of all times. Aside from the humans in her life, LaDonna's fur babies are her world.

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