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What are the Health Benefits of a Jacuzzi®?
What are the Health Benefits of a Jacuzzi®?
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Written by Kimberly Giraldo
Updated over a week ago

Have you ever asked yourself, “Do Jacuzzis have health benefits?” The short answer is yes. There are in fact many health benefits of a Jacuzzi® Hot Tub.

If you’re looking for a Jacuzzi® Hot Tub to enjoy the health benefits of regular use, this article is here to help. As you read on, you will discover the many answers to the question: “What are the health benefits of a Jacuzzi®?”

This article can also help you explore some of the other benefits that a Jacuzzi® Hot Tub can provide, beyond general wellness. Finally, this article will provide you with some tips how to choose the perfect size and model to suit your needs — as well as the excellent features that make a Jacuzzi® Hot Tub so enjoyable.

What are the health benefits of a Jacuzzi®?

There are both physical and mental Jacuzzi® Hot Tub health benefits. There are also some benefits of hot tub use that can improve other areas of your life and simply add to the quality of your life.

Many people seek a Jacuzzi® Hot Tub for pain relief or to soothe sore muscles. And while the relaxing feeling of a soak in your Jacuzzi® Hot Tub may be enough to ease your pain, there is proof that hot water can help relieve muscle pain. According to an article on the Cleveland Clinic website, “A hot tub makes sore, tired muscles feel better because: Heat increases blood flow and helps loosen tense muscles; buoyancy (floating) in water takes pressure off joints; and immersing your body in water could help prevent muscle damage from exercise.”

This is good news for athletes and those who like to challenge themselves physically in the gym or beyond. In addition to easing sore and tired muscles, hot tub use has been found to. The article references a study that found people who took more frequent hot baths were less likely to develop cardiovascular disease.

Furthermore, according to an article on USA Today’s website, hot tub use could help improve cardiovascular health. The article states this is due to the fact that the “hot water can help with circulation, lower blood pressure and reduce artery stiffness.”

This article also states another benefit of regular hot tub use: improved sleep. According to the article, using a hot tub an hour or two before bed heats the body and then, upon exiting the water, it stimulates the body’s natural cooling process that it goes through when falling asleep.

If you’re feeling tense, stressed, irritable, or your mind simply won’t stop racing, a nice soak in your Jacuzzi® Hot Tub could be just the thing to ease your mind. This same article states that warm water can help “temporarily calm the nervous system and soothe our senses, which helps reduce stress and promote relaxation.”

While these physical and mental health benefits are important, there are other incredible benefits of a Jacuzzi® Hot Tub including social connection, bonding with family, much-needed self-care, stress relief, and peace of mind.

Social connection — Social connectedness is one tenant of the Blue Zones® Power9®, which are the nine common denominators of the regions around the world in which people live the longest and are the healthiest. The Blue Zones® website states: “Studies show that friendship and social connections provide intellectual stimulation and emotional support through hardships.” In the name of a long and healthy life, enjoy regular social soaks with friends and loved ones in your Jacuzzi® Hot Tub.

Bonding with family — Imagine gathering the family for a fun and relaxing soak in your Jacuzzi® Hot Tub. Without the distractions of screen time, you can enjoy conversation, catch up with one another, laugh, and joke. Bonding with family is not only good for your overall well-being and mental state, but it could also benefit your children. An article on CNN.com states: “Children with strong family connections are associated with a high likelihood of flourishing in life.” The article references a study that found “that family connection is associated with thriving and not just surviving or avoiding harm.”

Soaking in your hot tub with family members is a great way to connect and bond to one another in a soothing and relaxing environment.

Self-care — Most people will admit that they have very little time for themselves. If you are one of those people, you should know that you deserve some much-needed self-care in the name of your own health and well-being. Self-care through a blissful hydrotherapy session in your Jacuzzi® Hot Tub can help you feel relaxed, rejuvenated, and refreshed. Taking the time do to something for yourself that you enjoy is an important aspect of your wellness that should not be ignored. Unplug, disconnect from work, social media, and other outside distractions, and simply allow yourself to be immersed in the soothing sensations of your Jacuzzi® Hot Tub. Indulging in a short 20- or 30-minute soak a few times a week can be a great start to your new self-care routine.

Stress Relief — Stress is one of the most underrated factors of illness and disease. In fact, the Mayo Clinic reports, “Stress symptoms can affect your body, your thoughts and feelings, and your behavior. Stress that’s not dealt with can lead to many problems, such as high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, obesity and diabetes.” Some of the effects of stress on your body, mood, and behavior include:

Headache

Anxiety

Muscle tension

Restlessness

Fatigue

Sleep issues

And more

To combat stress and its effects, the Mayo Clinic advises the following actions to manage stress:

Practice relaxation techniques. Soaking in a hot tub is one such example of a relaxation technique.

Spend time with family and friends.

Get enough sleep.

Schedule time for your passions.

Set aside time for hobbies.

Peace of mind — Finally, your peace of mind is priceless. A soak in your Jacuzzi® Hot Tub can help you unwind and forget about your troubles and stresses. While hydrotherapy may not make your troubles go away, after a soothing soak, you will likely be able to face your stresses a little easier.

How to choose the right Jacuzzi® Hot Tub for me?

After reading all the wonderful health benefits of a Jacuzzi® Hot Tub, you may be curious about how to choose the best hot tub to suit your needs. You might begin by asking yourself the following questions:

-How often do I plan to use my hot tub?

-How many people will be using my hot tub with me?

-What type of seating do I want in my hot tub — open seating, a lounger, or a mix?

-Where do I plan to have my hot tub placed?

-Will my hot tub be indoors or outdoors?

-How much space do I have to accommodate my hot tub?

-What type of foundation do I have for my hot tub?

-What is my hot tub budget?

-What features are most important to me?

Once you’ve answered these questions, you will be well on your way to deciding what size and type of hot tub you desire. You may also be able to determine the brand and model you like based on these questions, particularly when it comes to size, seating, and features.

In addition to choosing a well-made model from a reputable hot tub brand, the features you select can make all the difference. An entry-level hot tub from an unknown brand may have a lower initial price tag, but the quality and features of a premium hot tub from a luxury brand are invaluable. They are worth the investment because high-quality hot tubs, such as Jacuzzi® Hot Tubs, are built to last. They are also designed and engineered to be nearly maintenance-free and easy to use. This equates to a no-stress hot tub soak that you can enjoy anytime you are ready.

If you are looking for the latest advancement in hot tub hydrotherapy, the models in the Jacuzzi® J-LX® Collection have everything you need. Featuring a new frontier in wellness, the Jacuzzi® J-LX® Collection and select models in the Jacuzzi® J-400™ Collection boast Infrared and Red Light therapy in the FX-IR seat, which combines these with unmatched hydrotherapy for relaxation and rejuvenation. Infrared and Red Light therapy work together deep beneath the skin’s surface to relieve pain, improve range of motion, and help you reach a state of mindfulness and bliss.

When shopping for the best Jacuzzi® Hot Tub for you, you’ll want to visit an authorized spa dealership in your area. A browse through a showroom is a great way to see and touch several different models that may interest you and speak with an educated spa dealer about the pros and cons of each one that you like. They may be able to share details about discounts or specials available, as well as walk you through your financing options. They can also explain exactly how delivery and installation of your new Jacuzzi® Hot Tub will go. This is a great way to find the Jacuzzi® Hot Tub of your dreams and get all your questions answered before your final purchase.

Affiliations: Jacuzzi® is a registered trademark of Jacuzzi Group. All rights reserved.

Medical disclaimer: This information is not intended to prescribe a particular diagnosis or course of action. We are not medical professionals. Please contact your GP or other medical professional for advice if you have any concerns about your current health or well-being.

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