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Has Anyone Tried A Weighted Blanket Either For MS Or For Another Condition?

Has Anyone Tried A Weighted Blanket Either For MS Or For Another Condition?

Weighted blankets are exactly what they sound like — they're heavy blankets (typically 15 pounds or more) filled with a material such as plastic pellets. The theory is that the deep pressure you feel from being under all of that weight has a calming effect.

A MyMSTeam Member said:

Ive used a weighted blanket made with a velvety chamois material for two years now and it is the best way to stop the spasticity at night. I put it away… read more

posted about 1 year ago

Weighted Blanket

Weighted Blanket

Has anyone used a weighted blanket? I went to the dentist last week and i had xrays. When they put that heavy lead “blanket” on my torso I felt very calm. So I’m considering a blanket but wanted to get some of your thoughts. Thanks!

A MyMSTeam Member said:

I've made many for people with autism and migraines and even Parkinson's. I love the way they feel. I think a 12 pound blanket is a very nice weight. Of… read more

posted about 2 years ago

Do Weighted Blankets Help

Do Weighted Blankets Help

A MyMSTeam Member said:

Yeah, they keep you warm and safe.

posted almost 2 years ago

Does Anyone Use A Weighted Blanket?

Does Anyone Use A Weighted Blanket?

I’m wondering weather to invest in a weighted blanket, they are not cheap, but do think I would move around less and sleep better under one, not to mention they advertise that it’s good for relieving anxiety, just wondering if anyone has personal experience with them, thanks!

A MyMSTeam Member said:

Lol

posted about 2 years ago

CBD For Leg Cramps

CBD For Leg Cramps

I have bad foot and leg cramps at night. Has anyone had success using CBD products

A MyMSTeam Member said:

Thanks for that tip

posted 5 months ago

Anyone Have Issues With Blankets Weighing Too Much For Your Neuropathy In Your Foot/leg To Stand?

Anyone Have Issues With Blankets Weighing Too Much For Your Neuropathy In Your Foot/leg To Stand?

My newest symptom is pins and needles with a burning sensation in my left foot. This hurts so bad at night, I cannot stand the blanket to be on it. It feels like my foot is under a 20lb weight. And it amplifies the burning sensation insanely. Anyone else suffer like this? What do you do for it?

A MyMSTeam Member said:

I had similar sensations when I had a bout of Transverse Myelitis (which eventually led to my diagnosis). I used a super lightweight thin down blanket -… read more

posted over 1 year ago

Bladder And Bowel Control

Bladder And Bowel Control

I have tried all the medicines available to control my bladder. I am currently on Mytribique. Has anyone found a medication that has worked for them? Also to control bowel movements.

A MyMSTeam Member said:

I use adult "pullups",,,, 24/7,,, not for the dating thing!!!

posted 4 months ago

Rocking Back And Forth

Rocking Back And Forth

Does anyone rock back and forth when sitting even though you are not in a rocking chair. I catch myself rocking back and forth a lot just about every time that I sit down next thing I know I'm rocking back and forth does anyone do this?

A MyMSTeam Member said:

I rarely bounce a leg. For me most of the time people think I am dead or unconscious. Moving is often painful, and has been for many years.

posted 15 days ago