Focus on Women’s Health & the Role Spas can Play

13 February, 2023

Spas Can Play a Role With Pre- & Post-Menopausal Treatments And Products That Focus on Women’s Health

Menopause is a natural part of a woman's life, it marks the end of her reproductive years and comes with many changes to the body. Menopause typically occurs between 45 and 55 years of age, but that changes for every woman, some experiencing it much earlier due to health issues, others much later. Entering menopause often brings physical and emotional symptoms with it, such as hot flashes, night sweats, mood swings, and vaginal dryness, among other things that are less common. However, with the right support and care, women can navigate this transition and maintain their overall health and wellness while minimising there symptoms. Hot tubs can play an important role in this, providing relaxation, stress relief, and various other benefits. However, it's important to seek advice from your doctor before trying any new treatments or products.

Hot Tubs and Women's Health: How Soaking in a Hot Tub Can Help During Menopause

One of the key benefits of hot tubs for women during menopause is that they can help to reduce stress. Stress is a major contributing factor to severity of many of the symptoms associated with menopause including hot flashes, night sweats, and mood swings. Hot tubs help reduce these symptoms but minimising stress by soaking in warm, soothing water, that simultaneously gives you a massage via powerful jet streams. This helps to calm the mind and ease muscle tension, providing a sense of relaxation and relief. Soaking in a hot tubs can also help to improve your sleep. Many women struggle with sleep disturbances during menopause, by relaxing in the hot water, you release dopamine which in turn helps you get a better nights sleep and in turn, reduce your stress levels.

Another benefit of hot tubs for women during menopause is that they can help to alleviate physical symptoms. For example, hot tubs help relieve pain and stiffness in the joints, improve circulation, and provide relief from hot flashes, some hot tubs also come with a cold setting to help you cool down during any of the hot flash episodes. Relaxation also helps improve your overall physical health. Blood circulation increases, your immune system is boosted, blood pressure can be reduced etc. This is why a hot tub should be one of your considerations as you approach menopause.

Pre-Menopausal Treatments with Hot Tubs

For women in their pre-menopausal years, hot tub treatments can be a great way to address the various physical and emotional changes that you may experience as you approach this natural process within your body. Hot tubs assist the pre-menopausal symptoms by promoting muscle relax, lower blood pressure, and better surface blood circulation. In turn, this can help you reduce your stress and gain better quality sleep as your body starts to prepare and adjust for the hormone changes. Having a hot tub can also help you relax by adding a social element to your life. Using a hot tub regularly adds a luxury element to your life, it also provides a fantastic opportunity to have people over for a relaxing social event in the comfort of your own home.


Post-Menopausal Treatments with Hot Tubs

Once a woman has entered menopause, a hot tub can continue to provide much needed relief from the symptoms that often come with major hormone changes. As with pre-menopausal women, hot tubs can help reduce stress, improve their physical health, and increase their sleep quality. But that’s not all, they can also help rejuvenate and hydrate the skin by increasing blood flow in the body providing the potential to have a more youthful appearance. This can be particularly useful for women post-menopause as women experience major skin changes including skin dryness as a symptom of menopause.


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Why Should Consider Incorporating a Hot Tub into a Healthy Lifestyle

As discussed above, hot tubs have a number of great physical benefits that help women both approaching menopause, and post menopause. However, investing in a hot tub will not only help women deal with the symptoms of hormone changes, they can also help everybody within the family. If you have a partner or kids that work, hot tubs are a great way to help prevent muscle soreness, if you buy a swim spa, the swimmers in your family can swim laps in the back yard without the need of a pool. You can also increase the social lives of yourself and family members by having regular social gatherings. Not only that, they can also help provide a way to foster family relationships by holding the family meeting in the hot tub. Having snacks and a soft drink with the kids while they share about their day etc. All in all, hot tubs are an investment that can aid your health and your close relationships.

Final thoughts menopause and the helpful effects of spa pool therapy treatments

Menopause is a natural transition that all women go through, and a hot tub can play an important role in helping them cope with the physical and emotional changes that come with it. Hot tubs help alleviate the symptoms of menopause by providing relaxation, stress relief, lowering blood pressure, increase blood circulation, and hydrating the skin.

With these great health benefits, women in both post and pre-menopause states can move forwards with confidence and try to manage their symptoms as they go through these important bodily changes.

If as a women, who is either approaching or past menopause, considering a hot tub could a great option to not only alleviate symptoms, but also enrich your lifestyle and your family relationships.

NOTE: It is always best to consult your doctor before implementing any changes to your health routine to ensure that your body is compatible with the treatment a hot tub can offer. It is also important to remember that a hot tub does not replace traditional medications or medical advice from your GP. A hot tub should be used in conjunction with medical treatments and advice, it is not a replacement therapy tool. Therefore, as with any new treatment option, you should always seek the advice of a medical professional first.