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Ask Me Anything Part 6 - Lunar Cycles & Weighted Blankets

Ask Me Anything Part 6 - Lunar Cycles & Weighted Blankets

Update: 2024-05-131


Matt and Eti team up again today for another entertaining and informative AMA episode. This time around, they dive into the intriguing world of lunar cycles and their potential influence on sleep patterns and dreams. From ancient beliefs to modern scientific findings, our duo unpacks the subtle yet fascinating impact of the moon. They then go on to explore the calming effects of weighted blankets on children and adults alike, revealing how deep touch pressure therapy enhances sleep quality and emotional regulation.

Exploring how lunar phases and weighted blankets impact sleep, Matt and Eti delve into studies showing subtle changes in sleep patterns around the full moon and debunk others questioning any association between lunar phases and sleep disruption. Their conversation then shifts to the benefits of weighted blankets, emphasizing their effectiveness for insomnia, ADHD, and anxiety. By weaving together the science behind lunar cycles and deep touch pressure therapy, this episode offers a comprehensive understanding of these captivating sleep phenomena.

Please note that Matt is not a medical doctor, and none of the content in this podcast should be considered medical advice in any way, shape, or form, nor prescriptive in any way.

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Ask Me Anything Part 6 - Lunar Cycles & Weighted Blankets

Ask Me Anything Part 6 - Lunar Cycles & Weighted Blankets

Dr. Matt Walker