What Is a Weighted Blanket?

Used in the medical community for decades, weighted blankets are uniquely designed to promote sleep and relaxation, while easing anxiety and stress. How? The calming pressure of weighted blankets has been shown to increase levels of melatonin and serotonin while reducing cortisol. Learn more.

Each Hugvy weighted blanket is filled with medical-grade glass beads and specially stitched to prevent pooling or leakage. With each purchase we include super-soft (machine-washable!) you won't be able to keep your hands off.

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how it all started

THERAPEUTIC BEGINNINGS

The first weighted blankets were homemade and used in a medical or therapeutic setting. Pioneering therapists such as Tina Champagne used them to treat patients suffering from severe anxiety, PTSD or autism.

a cure for restlessnes

scientific evidence

A landmark study in the Journal of Sleep Medicine & Disorders sheds light on the possible benefits of weighted blankets for use in the general population as a way of improving sleep quality and relieving insomnia or restlessness.

changing the way we sleep

The Hugvy Blanket

We applied the concept of weighted blankets to design a blanket that combines the benefits of a therapeutic blanket with the ease of use and look and feel of a blanket you can use every day: the Hugvy Blanket.

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