Monthly Archives: May 2013

PTSD – It Isn’t Just Combat-related, It’s Life

Mosaic Weighted Blankets® just issued its latest press release which focuses on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). And although it is a well-known problem for veterans, it is no longer the case that just combat soldiers are being diagnosed with the disease...surprisingly, as many as 7-8% of the US population will have Read More »

Mosaic Weighted Blankets Calm Alzheimer’s Patients and the Elderly

Many nursing homes, hospital acute psychiatric wards and Occupational Therapists already use weighted blankets to help calm agitated patients. We came across two interesting articles we thought we'd pass on to you in case you are a caregiver of a dementia or Alzheimer's loved one.

A special note to the many wonderful...

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Mosaic Weighted Blankets – Lifting The Weight of Life’s Pressures

Another recent press release from Mosaic Weighted Blankets®. This release focuses on the wide range of health issues and mental anxieties that the weighted blanket's deep pressure touch stimulation can help with.  The release was picked up by hundreds of media and we'll link to just one in case you want to see the release in its entirety. It basically...

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Mosaic Weighted Blankets Helps A Young Child With PTSD

Susan is a grandmother from California and recently shared this story with Mosaic Weighted Blankets®: 

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Night Terrors & PTSD:

About 9 months ago Susan’s adult daughter, Sharon, became the foster mom to a 3 year old boy named Joey. Joey continually experienced night terrors; he’d often toss and...

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Cyber-bullying Victims May Experience PTSD

With so much in the news these days about cyber-bullying, we couldn't help but notice several articles discussing how when kids have been bullied, in many cases they are later found to be experiencing Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD); which include anxieties, insomnia, the inability to focus and the tendency to be in a hyper-vigilant state (kind of like waiting...

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Relaxation at the Dentist – A “Weighted Blanket” with Paws!

We recently saw a wonderful photo that has been widely circulated on the internet and social media... we couldn't help but feel that a weighted blanket would be "almost" as good as this dentist's novel therapy to provide relaxation to his nervous patient! (we can't compete with Fido...or can we?)

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Memorial Day Reflections

All of us at Mosaic Weighted Blankets® are thinking about our military today. We hope you are, too...and that it just isn't a "single-day" thing. Our troops are still all around the world, away from their own families. risking their lives on our behalf.  And those that have returned still need...

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Occupational Therapy for Children with ADHD

We came across an interesting post on WebMD that we thought we'd share with you that includes the use of weighted blankets as a therapy for children with ADHD. The article talks about how occupational therapists were using a technique called, sensory integrative therapy, as a part of the overall treatment for...

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Mosaic Weighted Blankets: A Better Night’s Sleep

You'll be seeing a lot of press activity in the coming weeks from Mosaic Weighted Blankets®. We are trying to get the good word out on all of the great customer testimonials that we have been collecting, as well as some of the new research that we keep coming across on all of the benefits of weighted...

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