The Science Behind Weighted Blankets As A Treatment For ADHD

 ADHD in the News 2017-05-04

Sleep problems reportedly associated with ADHD include everything from trouble falling and staying asleep to anxiety around bedtime, nightmares, and breathing difficulties...Researchers from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, noted that “when the participants used the weighted blanket, they had a calmer night’s sleep, with a decrease in movements. Subjectively, they believed that using the blanket provided them with a more comfortable, better quality, and more secure sleep.”