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Friday, July 16, 2010

= Bathroom, make Fresh & Healthy!

According to a recent study found not only a good bath to cleanse your body of impurities and avoid stress, but the bathroom also has an important role to improve the immune system, helping to avoid skin diseases like eczema and even cure serious medical problems.

A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine showed patients with diabetes who spent only a half hour soak in a tub of warm water can lower blood sugar levels around 13 percent.

Separate study in Japan showed 10-minute soak in warm water can improve the heart health of both men and women, helping them lead a better exercise test and reduce pain.

What are the benefits of a bath and how long you should take a bath? Here are some pointers shower fun and healthy:

Removing toxins

A bath of warm water around 32-35 degrees Celsius to open the pores which can help remove toxins. Warm water bath can also help lower blood sugar levels, heal sore muscles and help keep the colon working properly. The recommended time for 10-20 minutes.


If you really are experiencing stress, a cold shower will be the right answer. The recommended temperature around 12-18 degrees Celsius. Very nice cool bath to ease tension, the opposite of warm water because cold water bath can narrow the blood and improve blood sugar levels.


Certain skin diseases like eczema, rashes or itching by adding baking soda (sodium bicarbonate) into the bathtub can make a big difference. Sodium bicarbonate acts as an antiseptic. Fill the water with lukewarm water, add about one pound of baking soda and stir until blended. It is advisable to soak for 10-20 minutes.


Yeast infections such as thrush can be helped by adding three or four of cider vinegar into the bathtub. It's also good to remove toxins from the body because the vinegar can be re-balancing acid. Add the warm water and soak for 15-20 minutes.

Flu and Headache

Soaking feet in warm water can help cure colds and headaches and also refresh tired legs. Enter the taste of warm water in the vessel to cover the foot and ankle add a few drops of oils such as lavender, peppermint or lemon. When finished flush with cold water. Do it for 10-20 minutes.


Soaking the feet in cold water is very good for those of you who have insomnia problems or those who have trouble sleeping. Enter the legs until the feet feel cold. This treatment is also useful for tired legs, nose bleeds, colds and constipation.


Try soaking the feet alternately between warm water and cold water if you have circulation problems. Start by soaking the foot for one or two minutes in warm water, then 30 minutes in cold water. Try to do as long as 15 minutes and then settled with cold water. (Mydoc / rit)

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