Hot tubs provide the ideal environment to promote relaxation and stress relief. The warm water, mood lighting and jet performance all encourage you to switch off from everyday life.
Strategically placed jets will target all areas from your back, neck, shoulder and legs, offering a full body massage.
Besides the calming feel of a hot tub, when you exit the warm water and bubbles, your body temperature cools, which signals to your brain that it is time to rest. The simple relaxation gained from a soak in the hot tub may be enough to help you drift off into a more peaceful and deep sleep.
Relaxing in a hot tub can raise your heart rate and lower your blood pressure. Some studies suggest that heat therapy may help reduce cardiovascular risk, especially among those with limited ability to exercise.
Hydrotherapy and relaxing in warm water are a great way for those suffering with the conditions to find some potential respite.
A 2008 study discovered that hot tubs’ effect on insulin sensitivity is “comparable to those of exercise training”. While a soak in the hot tub certainly shouldn’t be used as a replacement for diet, exercise, or medication when it comes to managing type-2 diabetes, it’s certainly a great tool for regulating your blood sugar levels.
Soaking in a hot tub dilates your blood vessels, encouraging blood flow and helping to reduce the build-up of pressure in your head that’s causing the pain.
Taking the time to slow down, close your eyes, and relax – as well as get away from screens – will also help alleviate any headaches you have.