For health with the mind
Bath love if not all, very many. Probably, there is no such person who would never visit a Russian or Turkish bath or a sauna. Benefit bath does not deny anyone. Both the ritual of washing and the effect of high temperatures have a truly healing effect.
Human skin consists of a large number of sebaceous and sweat glands. Under the action of steam and hot water, profuse sweating begins, pores open, through which toxins and dissolved slags are removed from the body. It must be remembered that the skin is the largest organ of the human body. It performs several functions:
- takes part in water-salt metabolism;
- displays with then sweat the products of exchange and drugs.
Therefore, the bath procedures, in which the skin is actively involved, should not be taken carelessly. Yes, the bath is a potent tool in the fight against many diseases, but there are those to whom visiting the steam room is contraindicated. If you do not have good health, there are any diseases or even injuries, besides, if you are going to the bath for the first time, you just need to consult with your doctor.
The microclimate of the steam room primarily affects the nervous system. This can manifest itself in violations of some of its functions and even in changes in the psyche.
If the blood rushes to the internal (peripheral) organs of the body, then its brain enters less. Therefore, some visitors to the bath may experience slowness of mental reactions. In addition, emotional activity is reduced in the steam room. But doctors, as a rule, do not regard such manifestations as negative. Relieving mental stress is accompanied by muscle relaxation. And it is very important for rehabilitation.
Who will be good in the bath?
Steam can and should visit the core with organic heart disease, but not in the active phase of the inflammatory process. However, if you have heart failure, it is not recommended to go to the bath. At the same time, the steam room is indicated for patients with ischemic heart disease, if there are no angina attacks, or for people who had a myocardial infarction six months ago. Bath will help allergies and those who have problems with the upper respiratory tract: a variety of inflammation of the sinuses, laryngitis, bronchitis. Good steam is shown and chronicles, as well as those who have had pneumonia.
In the bath the whole family
Even with diseases of the nervous system can recommend bath procedures. Doctors often advise them:
- with unexpressed paralysis;
- pains in the spine roots;
- dystrophic myopathies and myotonia;
- muscle hypertonus;
In case of children’s enuresis and sleep disorders, a bath will also help. After injuries, operations, you can recover in a good steam room. With various diseases of the joints in remission, some diseases of the digestive system – a direct path to the bath. Under the influence of steam and then cool water, blood circulation in the internal organs increases. And with chronic diseases, what could be better?
In addition, inflammatory components are derived from the tissues. Almost all body systems are activated. Therefore, it is worth going to a bath for young women with various dysfunctions and for women during and after menopause. Dry steam saunas helps with hormonal deficiency or chronic inflammatory processes in the internal genital organs. In the bath, you can walk even with uncomplicated pregnancy, up to the birth. And if you recall the story, then in Russia, and gave birth in a hot soaped soap. Back to content
Contraindications to visiting the bath
Not everyone can steam
Sometimes you can not go to the steam room only temporarily. For example, you need to refrain from going to the bath for a cold with a high temperature, any exacerbated chronic diseases. Do not bathe with thrombophlebitis, regular headaches, oncology. Caution should be hypertonic Stage I and II with systolic pressure at rest above 200. The same applies to the cores with unstable angina, heart failure. A sharp temperature drop during the transition from the steam room to the cool pool and back is very undesirable for them. Absolute contraindications to visiting the bath:
- acute myocardial infarction;
- Stage III hypertension;
- acute inflammation of the cardiovascular system;
- acute thrombophlebitis, accompanied by venous insufficiency;
- general atherosclerosis, marked by organ damage;
- drastic weight loss;
- ischemic foot pathology;
- bleeding tendency;
- some heart diseases.
It is strictly forbidden to visit the bath with acute viral infections and various acute inflammations, as well as those who suffer from epilepsy, migraine, Parkinson’s disease. In acute rheumatic diseases, compressive root syndromes and active corticosteroid therapy, the path is also ordered to the steam room. In general, any aggravations – the reason to refuse to go to the bath.
The conclusion is clear: if you are not sure about your health, you should see a doctor before going to the bath. A specialist who knows your body and understands all sorts of ailments, will give the right advice and explain what contraindications work for you. Otherwise we risk getting into trouble. If you are over 60 and you have never been to a bath before, it is better not to start. Can not be in the steam room after a hearty meal and abundant alcoholic libations. To drink before a bath or directly in it is considered almost national dashing, but drinking is contraindicated in all bathers.
Be sure to observe the temperature in the bath. Carefully monitor your condition, do not overdo it.
The body of each person is unique and differs strictly individual reaction to a variety of external factors. Even experienced bathers may not know what are the contraindications to visiting the bath. Only the doctor will tell you exactly how much you can be in the steam room, how best to cool and even what to use cleansing and cosmetic products. And do not think that if the dry sauna can not be, then a wet Russian bath may well fit. High temperatures are not good for everyone.