Skin experts are starting to see cases where our technology – computers, cell phones, tablets, even our keyboards, headphones, and fitness trackers – are wreaking havoc with our skin. And these experts are predicting that the younger generation, the ones most strongly attached to these devices, will eventually suffer the most, experiencing premature aging and other skin issues at an earlier age.
Here are the ways steam therapy can aid the mind-body connection
Every day we learn more evidence about the connection of mental well-being to physical health. The two were never separated in other cultures, particularly Asian countries with Zen and Buddhist traditions, but the Western paradigm, especially Western medicine, has approached health and disease with a clear dichotomy between the mind and the physical body.
Over the years, we’ve talked a great deal about the benefits of steambathing. One of our most popular flyers, Over 40+ Benefits Associated with Steambathing, lists them all. How can we make such sweeping claims? We’re reprising the list below, pairing each of our statements with links to some of our most recent blog posts so you can judge for yourself!
Lack of sleep seriously impacts health in negative ways. If you’re having trouble getting your 7-9 hours per night, maybe it’s time you turned up the steam heat.
Here’s how regular sessions in a steam room can help ease the symptoms of asthma and other respiratory disorders.
Take a deep breath. It’s easy and relaxing to do, right? Not for everybody.
According to the Centers for Disease Control, one in 13 Americans suffer from asthma. That’s about 25 million U.S. residents across all genders, ages, and ethnic groups. Other estimates put the number of asthma sufferers as high as 40 million Americans. And those numbers are increasing every day.
Taking a Steam, the Ultimate How To
In some parts of the world, steam bathing is such an established part of daily life (we’re thinking of you, Finland) that an article oﬀering advice on how to properly steam would be met with a polite chuckle, as if we’d inquired about the main ingredient in fish-head soup (still you, Finland.) But here in the States, where traditional methods of relaxation often feature large, puﬀy reclining chairs oriented toward large flatscreen televisions, we’re still catching up with the pleasures and practicalities of one of the world’s healthiest ways to unwind.
Skin diseases don’t just threaten health; they can have a devastating effect on self-esteem, mental health, and general wellness. Those who suffer from psoriasis know this all too well.
A look at some of the most famous lens-fogging steam room scenes in movies.
Steam has a way of curling languorously into a room, making itself at home, and softening faces and figures into mysterious forms, while encouraging sweat to bead on a perfectly formed brow or philtrum*. It’s positively cinematic. Which might be why there are so many memorable scenes throughout movie history set in steam rooms.
Martha Orellana, MrSteam’s Vice President of Sales and Marketing, is often fondly referred to as “Mrs. Steam.” In this article, Martha discusses designing your bathroom as a haven of wellness. It is the second in a series of MrSteam Team blog posts, in which we bring you first-hand knowledge you can use as you integrate steam into your home or commercial venue – from initial design through installation, use and maintenance.
Keep your skin radiant and youthful with the power of steam therapy. Here’s how.
Don’t be alarmed, but you’re under attack every day. But don’t take it personally—it’s your skin that’s under attack, and every single person is at risk. Skin is constantly under siege from pollutants, allergens, and toxins that fill the air from artificial and natural sources. Even indoors your skin isn’t immune from irritants that can clog pores and damage tissue. Makeup alone can do a number on your skin.