Steam rooms were invented by the ancient Greeks. Today, they are most commonly used in order to achieve relaxation, but they may also be used to treat the symptoms of ailments such as arthritis.
Steam rooms are not the same as saunas. It's natural for people to get the two confused, but there is an important distinction. Saunas produce a dry heat via a wood-paneled stove. You may produce steam in a sauna by pouring water over hot rocks, but this is still different from a steam room.The temperature in a sauna is often within the range of 160 to 200 degrees Fahrenheit, and the humidity will range from 5 to 30 percent.
Steam rooms, on the other hand, produce a moist heat via water-filled generators that produce steam in an enclosed room. The temperature in a steam room ranges from 110 to 114 degrees Fahrenheit, with an impressive 100 percent humidity.
Neither a steam room nor a sauna is better than the other. They both have their pros and cons, so you should try out both of them and see which one you like the most (unless your doctor has specifically recommended steam for a therapeutic purpose).
The benefits of both the sauna and the steam room are still in debate. Sweating from the pores indeed cleanses the outer skin, but although many people believe that it removes toxins from the body, there is no conclusive scientific evidence that corroborates this.
You should know about the potential risks involved before you enter a sauna or steam room. First of all, there is a risk of dehydration in the dry heat of a sauna. Make sure you drink plenty of fluids beforehand and while you're inside. Try to limit your time inside both a sauna and a steam room to roughly 15 to 20 minutes when you are first starting out. See how you feel after this time and gradually work up to longer rounds if necessary.
Building a steam room can be a little on the expensive side. Fortunately, steam room ceramic tile wholesalers may be able to produce the needed materials at a discounted cost if you purchase them in bulk.
Adding a steam room or sauna to your home or place of business is an excellent way to raise its value while providing you with the additional benefits that it provides.