Hydrotherapy, also called as Water Cure, which dates back to as early as 2400BC, is the external or internal use of water in any of its forms (water, ice, steam) for health promotion or treatment of various diseases with various temperatures,pressure, duration, and site. In the ancient times, water was prescribed as a treatment for wide variety of diseases and ailments.
In this eBook, we are going to limit our discussion to the two most extensively used hydrotherapy methods: STEAM & SAUNA BATH.
Today, these methods are being used along with other therapies in various spas, gyms and fitness facilities, health care centres, hotels and resorts and even at home.But there are many myths being spread in the name of steam & sauna.
This eBook will give you a research based analysis of the subject, and give you the real benefits of Steam & Sauna therapy…
- STEAM & SAUNA
- RESPIRATORY BENEFITS
- BENEFITS IN DIABETES
- BENEFITS IN EXERCISE
- HEAT SHOCK PROTEINS (HSPs) & ITS RELATION TO STEAM/SAUNA
- CARDIOVASCULAR BENEFITS FROM STEAM/SAUNA
- FINNISH SAUNAS
- INFRARED SAUNAS & WAON THERAPY VS CONVENTIONAL SAUNAS
- SAFETY ASPECTS OF STEAM/SAUNA
- HOW TO TAKE STEAM/SAUNA
- DOES STEAM/SAUNA
HELPS IN WEIGHT LOSS?
- STEAM/SAUNA & THE DETOX MYTH