Did you know that hydrotherapy has multiple effects on your body? Research has shown that balneotherapy, bathing in mineral springs, has been known to aid in stress management, circulation and metabolism boosting. Hot springs are loaded with minerals, such as sulfur, that have been found to relieve joint pain, resolve psoriasis, mimic the effects of exercise and kill fungal skin infections. In this episode Dr. Jannine Krause breaks down the benefits of balneotherapy and why it’s worth checking out a hot springs near you.

What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode:

• Why hot springs are amazing for your health
• Why sulfur hot springs are great for your skin
• How bathing in a hot springs mimics exercise
• How sulfur can treat psoriasis and fungal infections

Resources from the Show:
List of the World’s Hot Springs – **note it’s a Wikipedia list so there may be some errors but it is the most comprehensive list I could find and a good starting place

Balneotherapy, Immune System, and Stress Response: A Hormetic Strategy?
Innate/inflammatory bioregulation and clinical effectiveness of whole-body hyperthermia (balneotherapy) in elderly patients with osteoarthritis

Bath thermal waters in the treatment of knee osteoarthritis: a randomized controlled clinical trial.
The Thermal Effects of Water Immersion on Health Outcomes: An Integrative Review

Dr. Krause’s Favorite Hot Springs
Halcyon Hot Springs Nakusp, BC
The Springs Resort and Spa – Pagosa Springs, CO
Hot Sulphur Springs Resort and Spa – Hot Sulphur Springs, CO

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