We often get asked what the benefits of a steam shower are so in this article we explain the main health benefits of steam showers over typical showers are. Steam showers are considered an important method for purifying and detoxifying the skin and body, increasing circulation, stimulating the immune system and encouraging complete physical and mental well-being.
Many specialists are aware of the wide range of benefits of steam: Massage therapists use steam baths in preparation for massage as a means of increasing the suppleness of the muscles and creating a deep sense of relaxation in the body and mind.
Aroma therapy treatments can be added to steam baths by placing essential oils directly onto the steam head. The smell evokes powerful effects throughout the body and has a wide range of therapeutic benefits.
Spa Therapists prefer the use of steam to enhance their facial and body treatments. During a treatment the heat stimulates circulation while preparing the surface of the skin for better absorption of products. The steam cleans the skin through perspiration and creates an energy throughout the body that helps burn up fat.
Personal fitness professionals know that steam baths have a stimulating effect on the cardiovascular system. The pulse rate increases from 75 beats per minute to between 100-150 beats per minute during a 15-20-minute treatment This increases blood circulation and enables the blood stream to carry greater amounts of nutrients to the skin, enhancing the nutritive status.
The many health benefits of steam showers make them a worthy consideration for homeowners who decide to invest in a new shower glass. To learn more about our custom steam showers installations, please contact us today at 804. 562.7603.