At one point in your life, you’ve undoubtedly had a hot bath. Filling up your tub with warm and soothing water, and maybe adding some bubbles for a bit of fun. Then, when you submerge yourself into the bath, you find that you’re finally at peace. Having a hot bath does that to you. You’re calmer, more at peace, and think more apparent when you’re in a hot bath. It’s a comfortable and relaxing past-time that may seem so simple but does so much you that you might not even realize. Unbeknown to many, getting a hot bath, or even merely submerging yourself in hot water in a heated tub enclosure, has a lot of health benefits.
One of the most immediate health benefits you’ll experience the moment you get yourself into your hot bath is that you’re increasing and improving your blood flow. Heat helps our blood flow even better, which why there’s an expression “boiling mad.” And when your blood is flowing and circulating properly onto the different parts and systems in your body, you’re able to move and think better. This also makes you less at risk of getting various heart diseases, especially a stroke since it affects your mind.
by Sarah Del Rosario