Health Benefits of Ice Bath & Sauna2 February 2023/Posted By : admin/ 0 comments /Under : Biohacks, Icebath, Immunity, Infrared Sauna, Manly Health, Mental Health, RecoveryBenefits of Ice Baths and SaunasInflammation HelpPeople with inflammation-related ailments can experience joint relief with the plunge technique.Improved Blood FlowFor some, the cold immersion after a hot sauna can improve blood flow. Indeed, cold shower enthusiasts maintain that a cold shower is rejuvenating, simply because of increased blood flow.Enhancing PleasureThe hot/cold experience elevates heart rate, adrenaline, and the release of endorphins. This has proven to actually ease pain and lighten mood.Detoxifying PowerThe hot and cold plunging technique has a way of triggering lymphatic circulation. This allows for body waste to be eliminated and for a “flushing” process to have a detoxifying effect on the body.Soreness RecoverySauna heat is noted to decrease muscle aches and soreness. Cold can also help joint ailments.Rejuvenates SkinThe hot sauna/cold plunge stimulates blood flow, and therefore influences skin health.It’s always important to be cautious with the hot sauna cold plungeNeedless to say, the hot/cold experience is not for everyone. For example, it’s not recommended for those who are prone to high blood pressure. In these situations, the extreme temperature change may even be shocking to the system. Additionally, pregnant women should be cautious. When it comes to the cold plunge, experts recommend a momentary plunge.Like anything health related, the hot and cold technique should be discussed with a doctor, particularly if there are outstanding health issues.If you are interested in receiving the benefits of ice baths and saunas, we’d love to have you in here at Akasha Health in Manly, click here to book a session! We hope to see you soon.