At Barton Chiropractic Clinic we're not only here to provide chiropractic care for adults, teens, and children who are injured, active, or simply wanting to avoid injury or optimize their wellness. We also provide education and materials to our patients that will help them live active and healthy lives.
The sauna is one tool at your disposal that will help you enjoy some amazing health benefits -- if you do the sauna correctly, that is.
Below are a few of the best sauna practices you should utilize with implementing sauna visits into your health and wellness routine.
Get Out When it Stops Feeling Good
It goes without saying that you should get out of the sauna when it stops feeling good. It's important not to push your body's capacity to tolerate heat. If you start to feel faint, nauseous, or your heart rate starts to speed up, you should exit the sauna promptly.
It's no secret that a visit to the sauna will make you sweat out mass amounts of water from your body. As your body perspires in great amounts, you won't feel any adverse symptoms if you've drank plenty of water ahead of time.
Let Your Body Adjust
It's not a great idea to plunge into a cold body of water right after spending time in the sauna. Instead, wait about 10 minutes for your body to adjust to normal temperatures, then you can take that cold dip in the pool!
If you have any other questions about how to use a sauna properly, or if you're in need of chiropractic care, which is also a great way to supplement a healthy lifestyle, contact Barton Chiropractic Clinic today.