Anxiety Effects On Society Statistics   April 2017

Anxiety has become the number one mental health issue in North America. It's estimated that one third of the North American adult population experiences anxiety illness issues.


With today's emphasis on good health, organic produce, natural supplements, many doctors are recommending natural therapy, including weighted blankets

12 Signs You May Have an Anxiety Disorder

Worried? Nervous? The distinction between anxiety disorders and "normal" anxiety isn't always clear.


Self doubt


Stage fright


Muscle tension

Sleep problems

Irrational fears

Muscle tension

Excessive worry

Chronic indigestion


Compulsive behaviors

Serotonin is most well known for its role in the brain where it plays a major part in mood, anxiety and happiness. Research has found that deep pressure touch stimulation (DPTS) releases seratonin, a neurotransmitter in the brain that creates the feeling of calm and converts to melatonin, a hormone that helps regulate calm and sleep.

Cynthia's Weighted Blankets and Crafts weighted blankets mimic that DPTS  and have provided calm and comfort to hundreds of our customers suffering from anxiety, insomnia, stress, panic attacks, PTSD, fibromyalgia and more.