Swimming in the ocean is said to have many health benefits. Not only does it help improve mental well-being, but the minerals found in sea water heal a plethora of ailments.
Check out this list curated by the folks at Saltyfit.com showcasing the health benefits of an ocean plunge.
- Improves Blood Circulation:
Increased and improved blood circulation endorses cell growth and organ function. Saltwater improves and increases your blood circulation by restoring minerals depleted by stress or poor diet.
- Improves Immune System:
By swimming in cold saltwater you create a stressor in your body that helps boosts your immune system. Saltwater contains rudiments that create an antibiotic and antibacterial effect to stimulate a healthy immune system as well as fighting infection.
- Relieves Cold and Flu Symptoms:
Another mineral found in saltwater is sodium chloride, which helps loosen mucus and treat respiratory problems. It also assists with relieving allergies by clearing the nasal passages of irritating pollens.
- Improves Wellbeing:
Saltwater is rich in magnesium and this helps to relax your muscles, reduce stress and relieves any nervous irritability. Saltwater also contains bromide that relieves muscle aches, pains and soreness caused by physical and emotional stress.
- Better Skin:
The magnesium found in saltwater helps to hydrate your skin, whilst improving its overall appearance. Saltwater rejuvenates, exfoliates, and detoxifies your skin, as well as healing skin conditions, such as eczema, psoriasis, rashes and acne.
Next time you and your family take a vacation to the coast, be sure to take a dip in the ocean and see if you experience the healing benefits the salt water has to offer.
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