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.
The healing potential of steam extends beyond mere relaxation. From helping to elevate mood to increasing metabolism, steam rooms have an important role to play in your overall wellness program.
You walk into a kitchen where cookies are baking, and suddenly you’re transported back to your grandmother’s kitchen. Or you catch a whiff of a certain perfume that makes you smile. It’s only later that you realize that the happy feeling was rooted in the memory of your prom date.