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Weighted blankets

Feb 25, 2017 11:58 PM

Has anyone with fibro (or anything like it) tried weighted blankets? If you have did it help with the pain depression and anxiety? Also does it help with sleeping? I struggle to get comfortable and I was wondering if it might help with that. I know everyone is different when it does to these things but I would like everyone's input.

Feb 26, 2017 12:32 AM

I want to try but i get overheated very easily and don't want to spend the money to not be able to use it.
I do like the extra weight of heavier blankets, just not the warmth.
However if you have touch pain, like clothing hurts, I've heard weighted blankets cause more pain.

Feb 26, 2017 12:36 AM

Yea I was going to try to make one because I do not have the money to buy one. That is good to know because I do have problems with being touched and when I wear certain things it hurts really bad. I'll have to keep that in mind. I love being warm, I have to stay pretty warm or else I get to hurting badly so it might help that.

Feb 26, 2017 10:22 AM

I'm freezing all the time, right up until i try to sleep then I'm too hot. It's 14 Celsius in the bedroom right now (window open while it's well below freezing) so that i can use a light blanket and not overheat.

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