People that have difficulties in articulation and reduced motion have been seen to improve after several sauna sessions. This is because the heat relaxes the muscles, reduce pain, enabling them to stretch and bend beyond what they could before.
Using the sauna for beauty treatment
Instead of using chemical products for beauty treatment that may leave residues in you as well as clog your pores, you can use regular sauna sessions to improve the tone, texture and elasticity of your skin. The heat opens up the pores to take out the dirt in them, making the skin breathe easier. Moreover, the increased blood flow brings nutrients to it, nourishing it and clearing toxins away.
How does the sauna help in stress relief and relaxation?
The heat produced stimulates your muscles, increases blood flow and triggers the production of natural pain killers, endorphins which loosen the taut muscles of the body and help you relax and feel good after a few sessions.
How long should you stay in a sauna?
Generally, it is advisable to keep sauna sessions short because of the intense treatment that is given to the body. Though 15 to 20 minutes are often recommended, some people stay for up to 30 minutes or more. If you feel uncomfortable, you can leave at any time.
The high heat of saunas cause the body to secrete endorphins which flow through the bloodstream, relieving aches and pains, soothing sore muscles and joints and provides a feeling of restfulness and wellbeing.