You can now buy weighted blankets on eBay for just £29 – and they promise to help you sleep better


WEIGHTED blankets have been credited with easing anxiety and helping people sleep, but they often come with a sky high price tag.

But you can look forward to a better night’s sleep for less
as eBay is selling the must-have bedding for just £29.


You can buy a weighted blanket that helps you sleep for just £29 on eBay[/caption]

The bargain was shared on the Facebook group Extreme Couponing & Bargains UK, run by money saving mum Holly Smith.

The Highams Weighted Blanket is suitable for both children
and adults and boasts both “sensory” and sleeping benefits.

According to reports, by gently distributing pressure across
your body the blanket increases serotonin and melatonin levels and decreases
cortisol levels—improving your mood and promoting restful sleep.

In a similar way to swaddling a baby, the weight and
pressure on an adult provides near-instant comfort and relief.


The blanket has an RRP of £69.99 meaning that you are saving 59 per cent[/caption]

By maximising relaxation and minimising body movement, it
also claims to put the person into a deeper sleep.

Describing the blanket the seller says: “The Highams
weighted blanket has been crafted to relieve stress, insomnia, anxiety ADHD.

“Using revolutionary ‘Deep Touch Pressure Stimulation’
therapy – known for releasing a sense of serenity and calm – the compact
stitched pockets distribute weight evenly across your entire body, creating a
calming, snuggle effect.


The blanket boasts both sensory and sleeping benefits [/caption]

Highams Weighted Blanket, £28.99, eBay – buy here

“Certified, non-toxic, hypo-allergenic micro glass beads contained within the 4.5 inch pockets and cotton cover, makes this blanket healthy, breathable, comfortable and durable, whilst stimulating the stress points.

“This Highams sensory weighted blanket contains several
loops allowing you to attach a cover, for easy care.”

The Highams blankets have an RRP of £69.99 meaning that at
just £29.99, you are saving a total of 59 per cent.

Best of all, those wanting to purchase more than one blanket will see them drop in price the more they buy.

In other news, we told you how exhausted people are turning to the ancient Chinese remedy of sticking gold “ear seeds” on their skin to cure insomnia.

And we recently revealed insomniacs are championing ‘pink noise’ to help them get to sleep.

If nothing else is working, sleep experts also recommend hugging yourself for one minute.




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