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Benefits of Himalayan Hot Stones
for High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure is the most common chronic medical problem in the US prompting visits to primary health care providers, with 1 in 3 adults in the US having High Blood Pressure.  The American Heart Association estimated the direct and indirect costs of high blood pressure in 2010 at $76.6 billion.  The World Health Organization has identified High Blood pressure, as the leading cause of Cardiovascular Mortality, as it can lead to Heart Disease, Heart Failure, Stroke, Kidney Failure, Aortic Aneurysms and Aneurysms of the Arteries.

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Himalayan Hot Stones help to reduce High Blood Pressure through the heat they provide, by the topical absorption of essential minerals, and in charging the surrounding atmosphere with negative ions.

Heat from the Himalayan Hot Stones lowers Blood Pressure by dilating blood vessels and expanding arteries and veins.  Blood Pressure is lowered when blood vessels are dilated because it takes less pressure to pump blood through a dilated blood vessel, and as your arteries and veins expand, there is more space for blood to flow. Thus increasing Circulation and reducing the amount of pressure needed to pump blood throughout the Body.

Additionally, as the mineral Magnesium contained in the Himalayan Hot Stones is absorbed into the body, it works to relieve the anxiety and stress that can cause High Blood Pressure by promoting the production of Serotonin, a mood-elevating chemical within the brain that creates a feeling of well being and relaxation.  Magnesium is also necessary for the body to bind adequate amounts of serotonin and reduce the effects of Adrenaline, which can also increase Blood Pressure.  Researchers and physicians report that raising your magnesium levels may improve heart and circulatory health and lower blood pressure.

The generation of Negative Ions by the Himalayan Hot Stones will also have a relaxing effect on the Mind and Body to help reduce High Blood Pressure.  We have all experienced the peace and calm of being in the country, beach, woods, or mountains.  One of the reasons for this is because these natural settings all expose us to a large concentration of Negative Ions.  Positive Ions are created by the Electromagnetic Radiation from our computers, cell phones, tablets, televisions, microwaves, and all electronic appliances.   Positive Ions increase stress levels, cause fatigue, decrease the body’s immune response, and contribute to disease.  When Himalayan Stones are heated by light, the moisture that the salt naturally attracts from the air is evaporated and Negative Ions are created, reducing the Stress and Anxiety caused by positive ions. 

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References: |Pacific College| |Center for Biotechnology| |Science Daily| |Psychological Association|
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