BB Weighted Blankets Health Benefits for ADHD and Autism

Who can benefit from using the BB Weighted Blankets and Pads?

BB Weighted Blankets and Pads can be helpful for many conditions with their balanced, well- distributed weight, Far Infrared Rays (FIR) energy,  electro-magnetic signal reduction and aromatherapy effects.

* Note:  Individuals suffering from certain conditions can benefit from BB Weighted Blankets and Pads as complementary to their medical treatment. Our products are not offered as replacement for the treatment you may receive from your health care provider.



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Autism has spectrum of symptoms and classified as Autistic Spectrum Disorders.  The symptoms can be seen at any age from infants to preschool children causing delays in many basic areas of development, such as learning to talk, play, and interact with others.

Some autistic children show only mild impairments, while others have more severe symptoms. However, every child on the autistic spectrum has problems with verbal or non-verbal communication. There are different opinions among doctors, parents, and experts about what causes autism and how to treat it.

The one important fact is that early and intensive intervention can improve the autistic symptoms. Some experts offer treatment by increasing the serotonin level in autistic children.

BB Weighted Blankets have the effect of stimulating serotonin level in the body. Parents reported improvement of symptoms of autistic children after using weighted blankets. Their sleep pattern gets improved when they sleep with BB Weighted Blankets. They feel relaxed during the day when weighted blanket is wrapped around them. The hugging effect from the weight stimulates sensory nerve paths and calms down autistic children.


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ADD and ADHD are early childhood diseases, however some forms of ADD can continue into adulthood. Sometimes ADHD is not recognized or diagnosed until the person reaches  adulthood stage. Adult ADHD symptoms may not be as clear as ADHD symptoms in children.

A child with ADHD may have trouble paying attention for simple things at the school.  Outburst, tantrums, difficulty for controlling emotions, being self-centric are common symptoms of ADHD. Mostly attentive parents and educators can evaluate and ask medical professionals for the diagnose.

Treatment includes medications, psychological counseling (psychotherapy) and treatment for any mental health conditions that may occur along with ADHD and ADD.

BB Weighted Blankets can help to calm these kids during the outbursts and angry periods when kids sit under the blankets. The same weighted blankets help kids easily fall sleep and have a good night sleep.

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