3 treasures in keeping healthy: wolfberry, hot water and foot soaking
As an essential cornerstone in the health career,foot soaking is a popular way to keep healthy.Although soaking foot health is not as exaggerated as the online panacea,but it does have a number of health benefits:promote metabolism, dispel cold and dampness, warm the body, improve sleep and so on.But all the time,many people soak their feet with the wrong way,It not only does it have no health benefits,It's bad for your body.Hope everyone can harvest the happiness of soaking foot health,let's take a look at the mistake of foot soaking.
Mistake 1 : Water temperature is too high
This is a common sense mistake many people make,the higher the water temperature, the better of the soaking,this is totally wrong,you know, our skin is very fragile so as the feet skin.Even if it's around 50 degrees Celsius,soaking for more than 10 minutes can also cause epidermal necrosis of the skin,it can even blister,this is medically known as "hypothermia scald."We usually soak the best foot temperature keep at about 35-45℃,this temperature is not only more comfortable,but also better for the skin to absorb the medicinal properties of the water to achieve the purpose of health.
Mistake 2: Soaking too long
The second biggest mistake is to soak your feet too long.Maybe some people like to watch TV while they soak their feet or listen to some music and take a nap to make the soaking time longer,it will cause not only not feel warm after soaking but a little cold instead.Some people might think it's because the water in the foot is cold,but it's actually because you soak your feet for too long.The foot soaking itself improves blood circulation,get rid of the chill in your body,but soaking your feet for too long can cause too much blood to flow to your feet,and lead to ischemia in the heart, brain and other parts,easy to cause dizziness chest tightness and other discomfort.If the water temperature of the foot is relatively high,it also causes the body to sweat too much,resulting in Yang qi leakage, cold re-entry，so the time we soak our feet is generally controlled at 15-20 minutes or until you're warm and sweaty,this time the foot soaking effect is the best.
Mistake 3: Soaking foot time
The third mistake about foot soaking has to do with foot soaking time.When do you usually start soaking your feet?Never soak your feet before or after meals,because at that time blood flow to the feet will add,it can easily affect the digestion of food and cause indigestion.Soaking your feet after meals for a long time can lead to malnutrition,some even develop stomach problems,the consequences are very serious.So when should we soak our feet?generally speaking, 1hour or so after meals can soak the feet.If you want it to be a little better,you can choose to soak your feet around 9 o 'clock,because this time is the kidney through Qi and blood is weak.Soaking feet can better promote blood flow in the body and it play the effect of nourishing the kidney and protecting the kidney.
Mistake 4: Blind foot soaking
Although many people think foot soaking is a national health program,But foot soaking isn't for everyone.For example,cardiovascular patients, patients with high blood pressure, diabetes etc,this kind of people do not go to soak feet.In addition, the elderly, children and menstruating women when foot soaking,there are also a number of caveats:the blood vessels and qi and blood are weaker in the elderly,so the time for the elderly to soak their feet needs to be shorter,soaking feet for 10-20 minutes every day before going to bed is the best.Children's skin is too delicate,so when you soak your feet, you should pay attention to controlling the water temperature.Women can also soak their feet during menstruation
But one thing to note,you can't just add your own medicine,it can cause or exacerbate menstrual cramps.
Soaking your feet is a seemingly simple regimen,in fact, there is a mysterious knowledge of health.If we're going to soak our feet for health,that's not to be treated lightly,but should avoid foot soaking misunderstanding,that's how you soak your feet.
Post time: Jan-11-2023