Here at Bathroom Studio Design we design luxury bathroom suites in Essex. It’s fair to say we are passionate about all thing’s bathroom! There is no better feeling than presenting our client with their new opulent space of serenity in their home. However, it is not just about the aesthetically pleasing results of installing a luxury bathroom. It is knowing we are creating a space which people will spend more time in, therefore, improving their health and well-being. Especially in 2020, where hygiene and health are more important than ever!
5 Health Benefits of Taking a Hot Bath or Shower
Reduce Blood Sugar
In a study completed by Loughborough University, scientists carried out an experiment on the effects of a hot bath on blood sugar control. Their investigations conclude that a hot bath can burn up to 140 calories. Consequently, taking a hot bath was equivalent to taking a 30-minute walk. Good to know as the cold weather sets in.
Improve Your Sleeping Pattern
If you struggle to drift off at night a hot bath could be just what you need! When a tense body is emerged in hot water its temperature increases which relaxes the muscles. Therefore, soothing you not only physically but mentally before bedtime. A 20-minute soak is all it takes, and you must always be careful not to fall asleep in the bath.
The cause of many headaches is narrowing of blood vessels in your head. Hot water, whether through your shower or in your bath can alleviate symptoms. The positive effect of the hot water on your blood vessels can relieve the pressure, even cure your headache.
Lower Blood Pressure
Studies show that a hot bath is a great way to bring down rising blood pressure. A great way to keep your blood pressure in check. However, a hot bath will also raise the rate of your heartbeat. Therefore, if you have any sort of heart condition you must discuss this with your Doctor first.
Relieve Cold/Flu Symptoms
As winter sets in, it brings the seasonal colds and flu bugs. The steam given off by a hot shower acts as a natural decongestant, moisturising your nasal passage. Furthermore, a long hot soak will relax and revive your body and help you rest and recover.
Time for a New Bathroom?
If you are looking for luxury bathroom suites in Essex, look no further. Bathroom Studio Design has everything you need under one roof. We are renowned for our generous installation warranties and lavish range of quality manufacturers. Book your private design appointment today!