All you need to know about Flotation Therapy

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Everyone needs a relaxing time after going through the heavy grind of work. The tensions and the stress can take a toll on anybody’s health. The best way to deal with the stressful situations is to take yourself away from these worldly tensions for some time. You cannot afford a vacation or holiday every week, but you can go to your nearest spas and pleasure yourself with some relaxing activities.

Flotation therapy is a very simple yet the most beneficial. Some of its benefits may sound too good to be true. But they are real and validated by scientific research. It is a luxurious escape from the continuous and constant stress of daily life. It is considered as a natural way to heal the mind and body. The place is sound and light proof which makes it peaceful and frees you of noise, gravity, and other distractions.

The flotation allows your body and mind to enter the deepest state of relaxation. Many athletes, doctors, and other professionals are using this therapy for circulatory, respiratory, neurological, digestive, skeletal, muscular, and hormonal balance.

You can get numerous benefits from floating that you might have never thought about. Some of the cures from flotation are listed here:

  • Depression
  • Chronic pain
  • Migranes
  • Muscle recovery
  • Skin disorders
  • Fast recovery from illness
  • High blood pressure
  • Asthma
  • Allergies
  • Motivation and concentration.
  • Memory loss
  • Arthritis
  • Aching joints
  • Aching joints, back and neck pain.

Even if you don’t suffer from any of these problems, you can always opt for flotation to relax and freshen up your mind. It is said that your learning abilities, power of visualization and creativity are enhanced in a great way when you undergo this therapy as it keeps you in the “theta state” that strengthen the most creative part of your brain.

This therapy is undertaken by floating in the warm salty water. Many spas use float tank or tubs to provide floating services to their customers. Floating can be of two types; active and passive. During the active floating, the subject may perform meditation or mantras to get relax. It is also used as a natural way of body healing.

Taking a brief look into its history tells us that flotation was developed from the research work of John Lilly. People who earlier used float tanks said that they enjoyed the floating experience and they got healed by many conditions that included stress, pain, insomnia, anxiety, swelling and jet lag. Float tanks were produced as a result of these observations. And they begin to be commercially used by 1980s.

One of the most sought after benefit of floating is that it helps in fertility. Studies show that one couple out of seven face a problem when they try for a baby. There could be many possible reasons for this, but the most common one is stress. The flotation therapy is known as the most powerful stress relief technique.

There may be some concerns or difficulties for the first timer but it is worth taking the risk. To lead a relaxed and stress-free life, flotation is a must follow therapy for everyone.

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