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    The 44 Benefits of Steam Bathing

     / Hello MrSteam

    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!

    Five Ways Steam Rooms Help Improve Sleep

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    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.

    Troubled By Asthma? Breathe Easier With Steam

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    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.[1] Other estimates put the number of asthma sufferers as high as 40 million Americans.[2] And those numbers are increasing every day.

    Gentlemen, Start Your Steaming

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    Attention guys, homies, hombres (bad and good), dudes, and bros. Gentlemen, we’re here to talk about steaming. You may already be familiar with the concept as it pertains to broccoli, or you might be picturing mid-career Burt Reynolds wrapped in a towel, a couple of gold chains nestled in his chest hair, winking his way into a tiled steam bath in a long-forgotten movie from the 1970s.

    Or, conversely, you might be thinking of step seven in your wife or girlfriend’s spa regimen, just between the seaweed wrap and the mimosa. And you might be thinking, “What does this have to do with me?”

    Designing Bathroom Renovations to Enhance Your Life: Lori Gilder Interview - Part 2 of 2

     / Hello MrSteam

    Lori Gilder is an award-winning Architectural Interior Designer known for her clean, architectural lines and comfortable California Modern style. She has been a featured guest of multiple HGTV shows and as a contributor to television, print and digital media platforms. Her award-winning firm, Interior Makeovers Inc., specializes in custom solutions for homes and vacation properties throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico.

    Part 1 of this interview discussed how to avoid remodel pitfalls. In Part 2 Lori answers some of our questions geared at how your bathroom remodel may enhance your life through thoughtful design choices.

    Preventing Bathroom Renovation Pitfalls: An Interview With Designer Lori Gilder: Part 1 of 2

     / Hello MrSteam

    Lori Gilder is an award-winning Architectural Interior Designer known for her clean, architectural lines and comfortable California Modern style. She has been a featured guest of multiple HGTV shows and as a contributor to television, print and digital media platforms. Her award-winning firm, Interior Makeovers Inc., specializes in custom solutions for homes and vacation properties throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico.

    How to Get Steaming: 8 Steps for an Ideal Steam Bath

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    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.

    Taking Control of Psoriasis. Does Steam Help?

     / Hello MrSteam The therapeutic effect of steam rooms is becoming a viable option for the care and management of this chronic skin disease. Here’s how psoriasis sufferers can use steam therapy to get their life back.

    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.

    Steamy Cinema

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    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.

    Health-Driven Design for All the Senses

     / Martha Orellana

    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.

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