Video: ❶ Why Is The Russian Bath Useful?
In today's rapidly developing world, in a frantic rhythm, it is important to maintain vitality. And the Russian bath helps with this! If you choose between city baths and your own bathhouse, of course, the choice will be in favor of the latter. Bath is an excellent means of relaxation, a means of preventing and treating various diseases. Location: Location: The bath, or rather its steam, promotes perspiration, and together with sweat, toxins leave our body. The beneficial warmth expands pores and removes dirt and salts from the skin. The blood begins to move faster through the vessels, the metabolism improves. Breathes easily and freely. During the stay in the steam room, the body loses a large amount of moisture, therefore, after the bath, you are so thirsty. But doctors advise after a bath to drink no more than half a glass of water, and not eat for two hours.
A regular visit to the Russian bath contributes to the fact that a person is less sick, since the miraculous power of steam strengthens the immune system. The alternation of high and low temperatures is especially beneficial. When you take a steam bath, the body temperature rises to 39 degrees, most of the harmful microorganisms die. The air in the steam room is clean, one might say, sterile, because if you use the bath often, microorganisms quickly disappear from high temperatures.
The bath is very good for radiculitis and joint pain. But you need to follow some rules: steam, as if massage, in the centers of pain. The best tool for such a "massage" is a birch broom. The aroma, essential oils of birch leaves have a beneficial effect on well-being. Broom massage is an art that consists of "forcing" steam, patting, stroking, rubbing, stretching the leafy part of the broom.
The length of stay in the steam room and, of course, the temperature in the steam room are of great importance. Numerous studies have shown that oxygen consumption in a steam room increases by 25-30% at an air temperature of 45-50 ° C, and at 60-70 ° C - by 50%. The heart rate rises. Breathing quickens, but there is no danger to the body. An amazing fact: in people suffering from coronary heart disease, a visit to a bath with contrasting procedures (steam room, cold pool or tub of water) does not cause an attack of angina pectoris.