According to the latest research bath was not only good for cleaning the body from dirt and avoid stress, but the bathroom also has an important role improving the immune system, help avoid skin diseases like eczema and even cure serious medical problems.
A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine showed that people with diabetes spend only half an hour soaking in a tub of warm water can lower blood sugar levels around 13 percent.
Separate study in Japan showed 10 minutes of soaking in warm water can improve heart health both men and women, helping them lead a better exercise test and reduce pain.
What are the benefits of a bath and how long you should take a shower? Here are some guidelines shower fun and healthy↓
Warm water bath of about 32-35 degrees Celsius open pores that can help remove toxins. Warm water bath can also help lower blood sugar levels, heal sore muscles and helps keep the colon working properly. The recommended time for 10-20 minutes.
Certain skin diseases like eczema, rashes or itching by adding baking soda (sodium bicarbonate) into the tub can make a big difference. Sodium bicarbonate acts as an antiseptic. Fill the water with lukewarm water, add about one pound of baking soda and stir until blended. Recommended soak for 10-20 minutes.
Yeast infections like thrush can be helped by adding three or four vinegar from apple juice into the bathtub. It's also good to remove toxins from the body because the vinegar to balance the acid again. Add the warm water and soak for 15-20 minutes.
Soak feet in warm water can help cure colds and headaches and also revive tired legs. Enter the warm water in the tub just enough to cover the feet and ankles add a few drops of oils such as lavender, peppermint or lemon. When finished flush with cold water. Do it for 10-20 minutes.
Soak feet in cold water is very good for those of you who have insomnia problems or those who have trouble sleeping. Enter the feet until the feet feel cold. This treatment is also useful for tired legs, bleeding nose, flu and constipation.
Try soaking the feet alternately between warm water and cold water if you have circulation problems. Start with soaking feet for one or two minutes in warm water, then 30 minutes in cold water. Try to do for 15 minutes and then resolved with cold water.
If you do experience stress, a cold shower would be the right answer. The recommended temperature around 12-18 degrees Celsius. Cold water bath is very well ease the tension, instead of a bath of warm water because cold water can narrow the blood and improve blood sugar levels.
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Sunday, December 13, 2009
1:35 AM Posted by zone4health
Labels: Healthy lifestyle
Labels: Healthy lifestyle