Health and Wellness Resources

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Our main goal is to keep our customers up to date with the latest news in hot tub health and wellness. Hot Springs and day spas can play such a vital role in your overall mental, emotional and physical health. Studies show that implementing relaxation into your everyday routine can help you sleep better, increase your energy and live a healthier lifestyle. Because of this, we have found multiple avenues for you to implement using your day spa into your daily life.

For example, did you know that your hot tub can combat diabetes? Or that you can relieve arthritis pain by using your hot tub? That’s right! It’s these types of impactful and important articles that we strive to bring to our readers. We know you are constantly searching for ways to get the most out of your hot tub and we want to give it to you. Everything from hot tub holiday party ideas to “6 Ways To Enjoy A Hot Tub Soak“.  All of this and more is what you will frequently find on our health and wellness resources page.

Be sure to check back on our Health and Wellness page to stay tuned with the latest news.

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  • Stress has an adverse effect on health- the heart works harder, breathing becomes more rapid and shallow, and digestion slows. Nearly every process of the body is degraded. Researchers have estimated that 80% of disease is stress related.
  • Relaxing in a spa stimulates the release of endorphins, the body’s natural “feel good” chemical, giving you a sense of well being and rejuvenation.
  • Warm water and soothing massage relieves anxiety and relaxes tense muscles.
  • A hot tub provides a sanctuary for quiet moments alone or to reconnect with family and friends.
  • Many physicians and physical therapists recognize the value of a hot tub as an ideal environment for rehabilitation therapy.
  • Eases muscle pain, fatigue, stiffness and soreness due to sport activities and exercising.
  • Raises blood temperature and causes blood vessels to dilate, resulting in increased circulation and blood flow which accelerate the body’s natural healing process.
  • Speeds the elimination of lactic acids and other toxins, which are replaced by oxygen and the body’s natural nutrients.
  • Relaxes muscles and stimulates the release of endorphins, the body’s natural pain killers.
  • Helps increase flexibility and range of motion, which can help prevent exercise-related injuries.
  • Ideal environment for stretching which can stimulate the production or retention of lubricants between connective tissue fibers.
  • The Arthritis Foundation recognizes the benefits of hydromassage and warm water exercise to help relieve arthritis pain. A morning soak in a hot tub can provide temporary relief from arthritis pain and help you feel better throughout the day.
  • Reduces body weight by approximately 90%, relieving pressure on joints and muscles and making it a safe and gently environment for warm water exercise.
  • Increases circulation and helps move inflammatory substances away from the joints.
  • Allows muscles to become relaxed, which creates an overall feeling of comfort and makes it easier to carry out daily tasks.
  • Raises the body’s temperature and causes blood vessels to dilate, resulting in increased circulation.
  • Decreases swelling and stiffness and restores strength and flexibility, which can help increase range of motion and protect joints against further damage.
  • According to a medical study conducted by the Mayo Clinic, the cardiovascular stress of a 15-minute soak at 104 degrees is mild- much less than the stress of the light exercise most people do with heart disease are advised to do.
  • According to a study in the scientific journal Sleep, a drop in body temperature can help to ease your body into a deeper, more relaxing sleep.
  • Relaxing in hot water for 15 minutes approximately 90 minutes before bedtime causes the body’s internal thermostat to pull your temperature down, enabling you to drift into a deeper, more relaxing sleep.
  • Hydromassage is a natural remedy, unlike prescription & over-the-counter drugs and alcohol, all of which make you feel groggy and have other adverse side effects.
  • A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine indicates that soaking in a hot tub can be beneficial for people who are affected with Type 2 Diabetes.
  • Can reduce blood sugar levels by 13%.
  • Ideal for individuals who are physically unable to endure rigorous activity.
  • Increases overall sense of well being.
  • Promotes improved sleep.