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Why Japanese hot springs are good for your health? What kinds of hot springs exist?

Minerals dissolved in hot spring water can be absorbed into your body when you take a bath or drink the water.
The influence on your health will depend on the hot spring type and its unique water quality, but there are some health benefits common for all hot springs.
1. Warming effect. It stimulates metabolism, has a soothing effect on nervous system.
2. Water pressure effect. It depends on each hot spring water density/pressure and has an effect similar to massage.
3. Flotation effect. It helps to relax, to improve your emotional and physical state, to relieve fatigue.
4. Unity with the nature. You'll take a bath in pure mineral waters, heated naturally by volcanic activity, you'll relax in natural surroundings, watch the sky, forest or sea, listen to water sounds. Japanese hot springs  

鶴の湯温泉(みなべ町)

Health benefits of various hot springs  

Hot springs were popular for many years and generations. Medical doctors in Japan started using hot springs for treatments in Edo period (1603-1868). It was noticed that different types of hot springs bring relief for people with different conditions:

Hot spring type 

/health condition 

 Simple thermal

Chloride Aluminium Sulfide Carbon Dioxide Radium
  Sulfur   Iron (Ferro-ginous)   Acidic                 Sodium hydro-carbonate  

 

Sulfate
Lumbar pain                  
Neuralgia                     
Muscle pain                     
Joint pain                     
Bruises, sprains                     
Frozen shoulder                    
Rheumatism                    
Sensitivity to cold                    
Fatigue                    
Chronic dermatitis                    
Chronic eczema                    
Hypertension                    
Arteriosclerosis                    
Hemorrhoid                    
Wounds, cuts                    
Chronic gastrointestinal disorders                    
Chronic gynecological disorders                     
Menstrual disorders                    
Anemia                     
Burns                    
Gout                    
Menopause                    
Circulatory disease                     
Gallstones                    
Obesity                    
Chronic constipation                   
Diabetes                     

 

  - Bathing

 - Drinking (please carefully follow drink quantity recommendations for each spring)

 

花山温泉

Hot spring contraindications
(Hot springs can have a negative effect on the following conditions) 

Acute illnesses (particularly - with fever)
Malignant diseases
Tuberculosis
Respiratory problems
Severe kidney problems
Pregnancy (particularly - first and third trimesters)
Severe heart problems
Hemophilia
Severe anemia

If you have any uncompensated or severe medial condition, please consult a medical doctor or balneotherapy specialist before using hot spring.