If you suffer from anxiety or insomnia, you know what a letdown over-the-counter remedies can be. The creators of the blanket feel your pain.
Their h, weighted blanket, which began as a campaign on Kickstarter last week, weighs about 10% of your body weight and simulates the feeling of being hugged. The pressure in the blanket is evenly distributed to target specific pressure points throughout your body that to help relax the nervous system and raise serotonin production.
Other weighted blankets include the , , and , but Gravity sets itself apart with its premium grade microfiber and deep touch stimulation. It's also machine washable, and consists of two different layers for both the winter and summer months.
But choosing the right blanket is only part of the equation when it comes to getting a good night's sleep. While designers say bedroom decor — from wall art to window treatments — can play a part, others, like Google exec and sleep evangelist Arianna , say keeping technology away from the bed is key.
Not ready to pull the plug just yet? Check out the Gravity blanket in action below.