In normal times, up to 40 per cent of Canadians struggle with insomnia. Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, the number of cases is only rising. So basically, if you're having trouble sleeping soundly at night, you aren't alone.
There are plenty of ways to help cure your sleep woes, from books, scents, foods and lotions. However, more and more people are adding weighted blankets to their evening routine, which have been known to provide benefits galore.
Read on to learn why this blanket is a bonafide shopper favourite, and shop the deal while you still can.
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According to the item's description, this blanket offers "a natural way to help calm your body" for a restful slumber. Moreover, it's a "great calming sensory blanket" for adults and children alike to "help decompress and provide comfort."
Available in a wide variety of sizes and colours, this seven-layer item weighs 25 pounds and is made from a soft cotton material. It also features smaller compartments for more evenly distributed weighted beads.
Depending on the size you select, it's suitable for both King and Queen beds. Or, curl up with it on the couch to watch your favourite movie.
What shoppers are saying
Out of over 43,000 reviews, this weighted blanket has earned an incredible 4.5-star rating.
One customer explained that he purchased this blanket in hopes of helping his wife's quality of sleep. Lo and behold, "it worked wonders" and "helped her sleep better."
Someone else added that it's an "affordable way to try out weighted blankets," as some models on the market can be quite pricy.
Another review mentioned that this blanket is "perfectly weighted" and "greatly improved" their sleep, while another added that it helped them "fall asleep way faster than usual."
However, many shoppers say that the blanket is prone to dirt and dust.
"It gets dirty easily," wrote a reviewer, who recommended that users put it in a duvet cover so you only have to worry about washing the cover.
Another shopper agreed, saying that the blanket isn't easy to clean due to its weighted nature, so you'd have to "get it dry cleaned" or "put a cover over it."
If you're looking for a way to keep calm and relaxed while you fall asleep, the YnM Weighted Blanket might be for you.
Many shoppers say that this blanket improved their quality of sleep, but as it's prone to dirt, you might need to purchase a duvet cover along with it.
The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.