How To Treat Bunions
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A bunion is a deformity that is mainly made up of a lateral deviation of the great toe which enlarges due to a tissue or a bone. It is a serious foot problem. These are formed within the foot and not on the surface of the foot. An arthritic condition and  a result of bone degeneration it is found as  a lump on the outside portion of the big toe. Bunions are seen near the joint of the toe and sometimes  [...]

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Discover The Hidden Power Of Bath

Submitted by on May 11, 2009 – 5:40 amNo Comment

Water is an important component in the life of every living being. Water sustains life providing comfort and protection. If we look at the comfort that water provides we realize that it is soothing to hear the sound of running water and a good bath eases the stress of the outside world and helps in restoring the harmony in your body.

In the olden days spring water was used to provide hydrotherapy baths but with modernization we have the complete affects available by using hydrotherapy tubs or with the use of mineral infused salts, powders and liquids.

You can use scented or aroma oils to offer better relaxation. Using aromatic baths releases powerful scented oils through steam that offers relief from pain, sinus, headache, stress. They are also known to be useful in treating emotional imbalances, insomnia, and circulatory problems.

You can utilize this time of solitude to create your own private world which offers complete relaxation. You can sense the wonderful world of a comforting bath which will free the clusters of your mind while you soak your self in the haven of healing, You can prepare your own path to have the perfect path:

  1. Preparing
    Start your experience even before immersing in the hot water which is infused with powerful aroma oils by allowing your body to relax .you can put on some relaxing music and light a few candles or dim the lights to get the perfect ambience to have a soothing bath.
  2. Infuse aroma oils
    You can add the essential oils, or salts that will achieve the results that you are seeking. The aromatherapy treatment start from the moment you add the oil and the steam from the hot water fills the air.
  3. Create the perfect mood
    You can create the perfect mood by preparing yourself physically and mentally. You can decorate the surroundings with candles, flowers, and other mood enhancing articles. As your bath is getting ready start enjoying the process and you will experience an inner happiness.
  4. Submerge
    Do not be hasty while entering your bath tub, slowly step into the hot tub and allow your body to adjust to the heat. Soak your self completely and relax taking a few deep breaths. This is your time when you can be completely by yourself so make the most of it by enjoying the aroma, water and steam.
  5. Emerge
    Pat dry yourself and wrap in a soft towel or your favorite bathrobe. Allow your body to cool down slowly and then moisturize your complete self to end the treatment.

You can follow these tips for making your bathing an ultimate experience.
A morning bath can make you feel revitalized. You can add stimulating essential oils such as Jasmine or Rosemary. It is advised that even though enjoy your bathing experience but you should avoid staying in the bath tub for more for too long as long baths strains your circulation and dissolves your skins natural lipids.

You should always remember that to have a refreshing bath you can soak yourself at 77 degree F to 86 degree F for not more than 10 minutes.

For therapeutic baths to induce sweats or treat colds you can adjust your bath temperature to  102 degree F to 104 degree F for around 10 -30 minutes.

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