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Benefits

 

 
 
Combats Stress by providing relief  Alleviates restless leg syndrome  Aids in sensory processing disorder Quality Sleep increases focus and productivity   Insomnia and sleep disorders  

 

Aid to combat Insomnia and Sleep disorders

Studies have shown the positive effects of Weighted Blankets on Insomnia: the sleep bout time increased, as well as a decrease in movements of the participants, during weighted blanket use.

The Deep Touch pressure Therapy applied by the weight of a Kocoono™ Blanket activates your parasympathetic nervous system (PNS) , slowing your heart rate and making you feel embraced and calm. The Shoulder Hug and neck cut out of the Kocoono LUXE also embrace your body from the top imitating the feeling of being hugged. You will find easier to settle down to sleep, and you might feel more refreshed in the morning.

Kocoono Benefits. Insomnia

 

Combats Anxiety & Stress

study conducted by the University of Massachusetts on the efectiviness of using weighted blankets concluded that 63% of the participants reported lower anxiety after use.

We have many customers that have suffered from anxiety and find the Kocoono grounds them at night and during the day time

By providing Deep Touch Pressure Therapy,  Kocoono Weighted Blankets trigger the dopamine and serotonin release (the "happy hormones" produced in the brain). These hormones provide a calming effect that helps combat anxiety.

In combination with Weighted Blankets, we recommend you follow strategies to cope with anxiety. You can have a look at some suggestions in our blog: How do I cope with anxiety? 8 tips to cope with anxiety during COVID 

Kocoono Benefits: combat anxiety and stress

 

Menopause

Those women who have difficulties sleeping during Menopause, like Hilda, are finding the Kocoono Blanket a godsend:

"For anyone who has sleep issues, particularly us women of a certain menopause age. My sleep has improved so much with this gorgeous product, it cheers me up with its textures and colours, but most of all it's like an enormous hug when you need it most," Check our more reviews here. 

The menopausal decline of estrogen levels contributes to a lack of serotonin, causing anxiety and depressed mood, all major contributors to increased sleep difficulties. The Kocoono can help women alleviate these symptoms by applying gentle pressure across the body. Pressure Therapy calms the nervous system and releases serotonin by acting like a hug or massage, making women feel embraced and comforted when they most need it.

For night sweats and hot flushes during sleep, you can try the cooling effect of Kocoono™ Weighted Blanket Luxe. Thanks to its customisable feature, you can add or remove the weights, and you could add one of the strips to the freezer, which may help cool you down before bedtime.

 

Restless Legs

Restless leg syndrome is a nervous system disorder that causes uncomfortable sensations in the legs. These painful sensations frequently appear during sleep, which causes frequent disturbances in the circadian rhythm.

If you are suffering from such a problem, our Kocoono Weighted Blanket can help you ease the pain and be at more ease. The gentle pressure of the Kocoono can calm your nervous system and ease your pain and it also help to relieve the tension in your muscles, making it easier to wind down before bed. The weight of a Kocoono ™ Blanket encourages stillness in the legs that can decrease the impulse to move them while sleeping, reducing the symptoms at night. You can learn more about how Kocoono can help you with your Restless Legs in our blog

 

Osteoarthritis

 A night of adequate sleep allows sufferers of Osteoarthritis to rest their muscles, reducing swelling and inflammation, managing the pain more effectively. The Deep Touch pressure Therapy applied by the weight of Kocoono ™ Blankets helps feel calm and fall asleep, easing the Osteoarthritis symptoms. 

Kocoono Weighted Blanket LUXE can help you relieve the muscle pain and stiffness caused by Osteoarthritis with cold therapy. The Kocoono™ weighted bands can be extracted and placed in the freezer to cool down. Then, you can reinsert them back into the calming blanket and have the cold therapy you need to relieve the pain. We show you below how you can extract the Kocoono weighted bands and how to place them in the freezer.

 

Chronic Pain

In one small study, researchers found that starting with light pressure, later gradually increasing to moderate pressure, and then using deep pressure during massage therapy may reduce pain reflexes in those with chronic pain conditions.

This indicates the extra pressure of a Kocoono™ weighted blanket may help keep the legs in place and reduce feelings of pain in chronic pain conditions.



Medical procedures

A 2016 study experimented with using weighted blankets on participants undergoing wisdom tooth extraction. The weighted blanket participants experienced lower anxiety symptoms than the control group.

The researchers performed a similar follow-up study on adolescents using a weighted blanket during a molar extraction. Those results also found less anxiety with the use of a weighted blanket.

Since medical procedures tend to cause anxiety symptoms like increased heart rate, using weighted blankets may be beneficial in calming those symptoms.

 

Helps Manage OCD

By using deep touch pressure stimulation therapy, weighted blankets may help boost serotonin and ease the severity of OCD

Eases the symptoms in PTSD

Various forms of therapy can help ease these symptoms, which often include insomnia and depression. In studies, researchers have observed that weighted blanket therapy lowers blood pressure, reduces pulse rates and helps 63 percent of study participants feel less anxious.


 

 

Scientific Journals

 
Weighted Blankets for Sleep in Autism Spectrum Disorder Positive Effects of a Weighted Blanket on Insomnia  Weighted Blankets For 
Adults with Mental Health