The Many Benefits Of Floatation Therapy!
Our natural pain killer which are typically released from the pituitary gland of the brain during periods of strenuous exercise, emotional stress, and pain. Endorphins help relieve pain and induce feelings of pleasure or euphoria.
A chemical in your brain that affects your emotions, movements, and your sensations of pleasure and pain. Dopamine is not only responsible for physical movement; it also affects how someone learns and behaves. Dopamine has been implicated in everything from schizophrenia, to attention deficit disorders, to loss of cognitive reasoning in old age.
Contributes to feelings of overall well-being and happiness. Serotonin is regarded by some researchers as a chemical that is responsible for maintaining mood balance, and that a deficit of serotonin leads to depression.
Adrenaline is produced during situations that are high-stress, dangerous, or physically exhilarating. This release is an evolutionary adaptation that allows us to better cope with these situations. Affects of adrenaline include increased heart rate, constricted blood vessels and dilated air passages.
A steroid hormone released in response to stress. While cortisol can be a great benefit to the body, too much cortisol, which is caused by stress, can result in raising your blood sugar, the suppression of serotonin, anxiety, libido issues, or even the depletion of the adrenal gland
Lowers Blood Pressure
Results indicate that the flotation condition significantly reduced blood pressure and increased subjective relaxation…the patients systolic and diastolic blood pressure decreased significantly more than subjects who only did guided relaxation tapes…It is suggested that floating may be used to treat essential hypertension.