Nowadays, people tend to choose alternative ways of medical treatment and healing over the conventional mainstream ones. Herbal medicine, acupuncture, bio-resonance are just a few of the growing areas which have gained significant supporters over the last years.
Just a simple walk at the beach or a cup of thyme tea can be more effective than a visit to your doctor’s in case of a cold.
Today we will see four ways in which a day at the beach might prove beneficial for our overall physical and psychological health.
1. Get your daily dose of Vitamin D
Twenty minutes is all that takes for you to receive the necessary for your body Vitamin D. You only need to stay under the sun and let your skin exposed to the Sun’s ultraviolet A and B Rays. Just make sure you have your sunscreen with you!
Many conditions and autoimmune diseases have been linked over the years with Vitamin D deficiency. So, fortify your body with just a visit to the beach.
2. The beach can calm you down!
Do you know that many people have these sleeping sound devices that offer a wide variety of different sounds in order to help you sleep? Well, one thing you might have not known though is that among the most successful sounds are the sounds of water, such as the Ocean.
The rhythmic frequency in which the waves pound on the shore has the ability to calm down the mind, as our mind drifts, our breathing slows down and in consequence, we find ourselves in a state of total relaxation.
It’s not random that many people choose the beach as the place to meditate.
3. The sand can work miracles for your skin
Walking on the sand doesn’t only make you fitter, and help tone your leg muscles, but it is great for your skin. Sand is a natural exfoliant, which means that the friction between the sand and your skin, can help you get rid of the dead skin cells found in your feet and legs, as it helps with the skin peeling.
You might have seen people sit or lay down on the beach, rubbing the sand to their bodies. It’s not that they are eccentric but they probably know the benefits of using sand as an exfoliant.
Once you have finished with your “treatment”, don’t forget to wash it off in the ocean, as the cold water from the ocean will help you tighten your skin and make it younger-looking!
Why should you run at a spa when you have the ocean on your feet?
4. The Seawater can heal you!
Since hundreds of years ago, doctors have been suggesting to their patients to have lengthy stays at the seaside as it would help with their various conditions.
Thalassotherapy, as it was known, encouraged the use the seawater to help with the healing of the body, particularly skin and gland conditions, and often throat infections. The seawater Seawater some really important minerals such as magnesium, potassium, and iodine which are necessary for a strong and healthy immune system and can help with quick wound healing.
Therefore, don’t waste any time, as the weather turns warmer it would be ideal to organize a day at the beach for you and your family and enjoy everything that the seaside has to offer!
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