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Steam Rooms: What are the Benefits of Home Steam Rooms?


Home steam rooms, also known as steam showers or steam baths, offer a variety of health and wellness benefits. Here are some advantages you could be enjoying in your own home;

·         Stress Relief and Relaxation: The warmth and moisture of a steam room can help relax muscles and reduce stress levels. The heat and humidity promotes relaxation and provides relief from physical tension.

·         Improved Circulation: Steam rooms can help improve blood circulation, which can lead to lowered blood pressure and a healthier heart. It can also promote skin tissue healing.

·         Skin Cleansing and Detoxification: Steam helps open up pores and promote sweating, which can remove toxins and impurities from the skin. The warm condensation rinses away the dirt and dead skin that leads to breakouts. As a result, you may have clearer and more even-toned skin.

·         Clearing Congestion: Steam rooms create an environment that warms the mucous membrane, opens the nasal passage and encourages deep breathing. As a result, using one can break up congestion in your sinuses and lungs. Often relieving symptoms such as; stuffy nose, headache, throat irritation and cough.

·         Muscle Recovery: Steam can help alleviate soreness and promote recovery following a workout or physical activity. Heat can penetrate deep into muscle tissue and help relieve DOMS (delayed onset muscles soreness).

·         Joint and Arthritis Relief: Warming up a sore joint or tired muscle makes blood vessels bigger, which lets more blood, oxygen, and nutrients travel to the injured tissue. Promoting relaxation of stiff muscles and joints associated with conditions such as Arthritis.

·         Mental Wellbeing: Regularly engaging in heat treatment can help boost a state of mindfulness and a focus on the breath, both of which have huge psychological benefits. Including better sleep, reducing stress and boosting your mood.

·         Improved Metabolism: The heat from a steam room can help speed up metabolism and promote calorie burning.


To Summarise....

Having your own personal steam room allows you to reap the rewards of regular heat therapy including the many health and post-workout recovery benefits. Meaning it is the perfect addition to your wet leisure area, helping you create your own private oasis of relaxation and rejuvenation. All tailored to your individual requirements.

Contact Ocean today on 01902670717 or to discuss adding a bespoke steam room to your home.


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