|Sauna and steam treatments are good for you|
Sauna and steam treatments are very popular in Phuket and are a great way to relax. There are many saunas on the island, which vary greatly in price and offer additional services such as Traditional Thai and oil massage. Going to the sauna regularly has health benefits and enables brilliant shiny skin. Please remember that each model of sauna has a different built-in temperature. After the sauna, you may feel lightheaded, but a sauna is a good way to relax. The body has to clean himself with sweat secretion and the excretion of waste arising from energy metabolism. Your body temperature rises one degree Celsius for every 10 degrees Celsius rise in the sauna. The heat from the sauna stimulates blood under the skin. Sitting still for a long time in an office can result in the formation of wrinkles and cellulite. But sitting in a sauna will stimulate your blood vessels, giving them a healthier, fresher look. Research from the US indicates that the heat from the steam stimulates the immune system helping it to destroy and absorb foreign substances in the body.
To get the maximum benefit of a sauna, remove all jewelry before entering the sauna, including earrings and nose-rings. Metal thermal conductivity can lead to scalding skin burns.
It is best not to eat any food for two hours before entering a sauna. And if you exercise before going to the sauna, you should wait until your heart rhythm returns to normal.
Make sure you take a shower and wipe dry after bathing. The sauna's heat allows you to scrape away the dead skin cells and peel them off with ease. It is a good idea to scrub thoroughly as the heat will help chip away at your pores allowing you to cleanse your skin properly. You should drink water to replace the fluids you have lost through sweat secretion.
After the sauna it is best drink mineral water with lime— do not drink alcohol. You should not stay in the sauna for too long for some people five minutes is enough, some can stay for as long as 20 minutes, with the average person lasting eight minutes. It is a good idea to relax for about 15 minutes after a sauna staying very calm, enabling the body to cool down slowly, beginning with inhalation of cold air and eventually a cold shower, but not immediately.In Finland, even children and pregnant women use the sauna. But the child must gradually adapt to the changes of temperatures and not be put in in an extremely hot sauna right away.