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The benefits of steam baths include: --Reducing tension --Relaxation of muscle tissue --Increasing muscle flexibility --Detoxification Increasing circulation --Stimulation of the immune system --Revitalizing skin and enhancing skin tone

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Steam Therapy Benefits 2 Replies

Both Hippocrates and the Greek physician Parmenides are credited for saying, "Give me the power to create a fever and I will cure any illness." Regardless as to who said it first, working up a sweat…Continue

Started by Crystal Dawn Suovanen. Last reply by Crystal Dawn Suovanen Dec 9, 2009.

Steam Therapy and Weight Loss 1 Reply

During a steam therapy session, your body is actually working hard to eliminate toxins and burn fat. Weight loss becomes possible because body fat becomes water soluble at 110 degrees and the body…Continue

Started by Crystal Dawn Suovanen. Last reply by Mike Hinkle Dec 9, 2009.

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Comment by Rajam K Roose on January 4, 2010 at 3:12pm
Ahhh, I love steam therapy! I've built and used sweat lodges in the traditional manner of the First People in the states and really like the dry sauna's found at resorts and spa's.

I'm thinking of getting one of those infrared plug in dry sauna's. You can find good deals on them at Home & Garden shows. They've recently made them so you can have them outdoor if it won't fit in your house. For Southern CA, I figured that would be way less of a fire hazard than building a sweat lodge in the backyard!!
Comment by Mike Hinkle on December 30, 2009 at 4:27pm
I found the unit at http://www.relaxsaunas.com/ It is portable unit you could easily put up and transport between clients. The portability alone makes it a viable option.
Comment by Mike Hinkle on December 2, 2009 at 8:40pm
I know Momentum 98 carries a neat steam cabinet!
Comment by Bruce T McClain on December 2, 2009 at 7:43pm
I believe steam is wonderful, have a steam cabinet at my office
Comment by Mike Hinkle on November 30, 2009 at 8:44pm
Hi Marissa,

I never had any problems. I just hate a clinic type feeling. People loved it! I think as long as you act professional, it will be fine. I actually had people come back just to try the different rooms.
Comment by Marissa on November 30, 2009 at 9:24am
Mike- I had similar ideas when I was in school. The director "frowned upon" them due to the fact that it "can be construed as something we are not, when using 'theme' rooms". What's your take and did you ever have any trouble?
Comment by Crystal Dawn Suovanen on November 30, 2009 at 1:05am
Okay, I was just going off of various sources on the internet including this one: http://curezone.com/schulze/handbook/hyperthermia.asp

(I am glad you don't have to use an enema during the cold sheet treatment.)
Comment by Darcy Neibaur on November 29, 2009 at 11:24pm
We did cold sheet treatments in school. Nothing was ever discussed about an enema during the treatment
Comment by Crystal Dawn Suovanen on November 29, 2009 at 4:20pm
I remember going camping, there was a steam bath house in the nearby greenhouse. It was so pretty; a jacuzzi filled the greenhouse with steam, which fogged the glass.
Comment by Marilyn St.John on November 29, 2009 at 10:48am
Have I found my true Finnish home here? I've always been mystified that the Finns routinely "take sauna" while even my Swedish (therefore, northern) friends just say "its a Finnish thing." I grew up with the original wood-fired, smoke-house version by the lake...a steambath (sauna) can provide everything you describe plus a unique social outing in the right context!
~Marilyn Huhtala St.John
 

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