Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Therapeutic Advantages of Steam Showers and Saunas

The Advantage of Saunas and Steam Showers
Steam has been known to aid people in relaxing tense muscles, opening up pores and helping with overall good health, while taking steam showers.  Wet heat has been a remedy for ailments for centuries.  The water vapors created by a steam generator produce a high humidity capable of healing certain conditions.  The health benefits are multiple and allow many people to wind down after a tense day.  Such relief has been proven in studies.  Listed below are the remunerations of steam and how it can support your health:

  • relax muscles due to stress
  • alleviate sore throats with the moist air and reduces coughing
  • aids in the management of cancer
  • aids detoxification
  • moistens mucus membranes
  • hydrates skin, deep cleans pores, refreshes
  • diminishes stress and helps give you a young appearance – wrinkle reducer
  • eases stuffiness by breaking up secretions and allows the drainage of mucous from the lungs and throat
  • improves lung function
  • alleviates congestion due to respiratory infections
  • improves the immune system and promotes the growth of antibodies
  • aids in the distress of arthritis, asthma, and allergies
  • comforts your body and mind

Advantages of Aromatherapy
Aromatherapy is the practice of using oils derived from nature to benefit the mood and health of an individual.  Some of these essential oils come from roots, peels, bark, wood, leaves, flowers, and seeds.  The oils permeate the skin and seep into the bloodstream so the body can use them and feel the beneficial results of good health.  There are many ways to use essential oils as listed below:

  • prevention and aid when battling the common cold
  • stress reducing for the body
  • rejuvenating and energizing for drowsiness and fatigue
  • memory provoking, awareness, invigorated
  • alleviates insomnia, eases anxiety and tension caused by stress
  • soothing, comforting, enriching, and stress-relieving the body
  • provides an emotional influence during meditating that stimulates the olfactory system

Advantages of Saunas                                                                                                                                               
A sauna is a source of dry, hot heat in which the occupant enjoys the health and relaxation benefits of high temperatures, normally above eighty degrees above Celsius. 
The increase of body temperature aids in:

Healthful Benefits of the Steam Bath:
  • eliminate toxins through the moisture of skin
  • reduces up to three hundred calories per session
  • eases muscle tension and strain
  • eliminates congestion, escalates your metabolism and increases circulation
  • a thirty minute session, burns calories equivalent to a thirty minute rowing session, or a ten kilometer run.
  • refresh, ease, and invigorate the body
  • kills viruses, bacteria, and tumors that cannot thrive in increased temperatures
  • increases the benefits of exercising
  • eradicates noxious chemicals, radiation, heavy metals and other poisons from the body
  • eliminates the build-up of alcohol, sodium, cholesterol, and nicotine, as well as hazardous heavy metals

Advantages of Hydro massage Bathtubs                                                                                                              
 The healing use of pressure jets and warm water is called a hydro massage.  It is beneficial and healing to your body in these ways:

Health Advantages of Hydro-massage:
  • may mend nerve function
  • alleviates lingering pain
  • lessens the effect of stress
  • rejuvenates skin tone
  • therapeutic for sore muscles
  • increases poor blood circulation
  • improves the immune system
  • aids in a better night’s sleep

Article Wriiten By Andrew Ellis from www.steamshowersupply.co.uk experts in steam shower, saunas and spa's.

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