There is a ton of research about the aging process and what people can do to slow it down. While nothing is guaranteed, it can’t hurt to try out different methods and see if it helps you age gracefully inside and out. One method to consider implementing into your anti-aging routine is heat therapy.
Heat therapy is a relatively easy thing to try for yourself. It’s also something that can help you achieve other worthwhile health benefits you might not expect. Read on to learn more about heat therapy and how it may deliver some anti-aging benefits.
What Is Heat Therapy?
Heat therapy is commonly used to treat body pain for athletes and people living with chronic conditions. Medical News Today says it can relieve aches in the muscles and joints by increasing blood flow. It’s often a preferred method over cold therapy for those with arthritis.
Additionally, heat therapy relaxes muscles and help with:
- Strains and sprains
- Warming up stiff muscles or tissue before exercise
- Relieving pain or spasms in the neck or back