Natural Remedies

What are the benefits of heat therapy?

Heat therapy is really good for chronic conditions—especially chronic injuries. However, if you recently had an injury where there’s inflammation, and you put heat on it, it’s going to make it worse. In that situation, you need to use cold therapy.

Many chronic diseases cause the accumulation of certain proteins that are non-functional and tend to clog things up. Heat therapy can help prevent this from happening. Additionally, you can add intermittent fasting. Doing that will make your body go through autophagy, which cleans up the misfolded proteins.

Benefits

  • Decreases arthritis

  • Decreases muscle spasms

  • Decreases muscle pain

  • Decreases muscle inflammation

  • Decreases body waste / CO2

  • Decreases stiffness

  • Increases blood flow

  • Increases recovery

Examples of heat therapy

  • Hot shower

  • Steam room

  • Sauna

  • Jacuzzi

  • Infrared

  • Contrast bath therapy (alternating cold and heat)

Last updated: Jul 10, 2023 14:04 PM