Are you interested in learning more about the different health benefits of a steam room? There are many and if you still have any doubts, read the natural skin care tips below about the health benefits of a steam room. Unfortunately they are expensive so not many people can afford to have them at home. They also require a lot of space to put them in. But if those are not your concerns, than start looking for one. Since there are 2 different kinds of saunas, make sure you evaluate your pros and cons about getting a dry heat sauna or a steam room. Keep reading…
Sweating is good for us, scientists have determined. But we surround ourselves with air conditioning in the hot and humid summer days and try our best not to sweat. What a contradiction. Not really. We need to sweat, but as a human beings and social animals we want to choose where we sweat and when.
The benefits of raising our core body temperature have been known and practiced in cold climate areas for millennium. You can find it in Europe in the form of old stone steam rooms in Finland and Sweden. You can also find the Turkish Hammam and the Japanese sauna. It was always considered a purifying experience. The action the body takes to cool itself down – sweating – is known for its detoxification effect on the body. With increased heat, all the sweat pores open, allowing the sweat to pass through. Pores that have been blocked by antiperspirant, synthetic clothing, environment, pollens and animal dandruff are unblocked.
If any sauna (dry heat or steam) is not in your budget right now, here are a few natural skin care tips that you can use in the meantime to take advantage of the health benefits of a steam room. Remember that most gyms and public swimming pools actually have a sauna you could use that ‘s already included in your membership. Make sure that you ask. Also if you travel a lot some hotels offer a free use of sauna while staying at their facility. Call them and ask ahead of time. You may want to choose a hotel that offers a sauna for their guests.
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