The Float Spa of Midland is offering floatation therapy, we have 2 floatation pods and a 2-person infrared sauna. Packages and Memberships are available, just ask!
Floatation therapy isn’t just fun or relaxing — it also provides a lot of health benefits, such as:
-Relaxation of the overstimulated mind and body
-Relief of PTSD, anxiety disorder, and depression
-Improves mental clarity
-For athletes provides visualization and mental training boost
-Reduces lactic acid build-up
-Lowers cortisol levels
-Migraine relief and suppression of onset
-Reduces high blood pressure
-Reduces symptoms of arthritis (reduces inflammation)
-Reduces problems associated with sleep disorders (insomnia)
-Helps those with chronic pain disorders
Many Americans (75%) have low magnesium levels – vitamin D cannot be absorbed if magnesium levels are low – Floating can help the body restore magnesium levels. Taking oral magnesium supplements can have side effects and absorption can be an issue. If Vitamin D is deficient because you cannot get enough Magnesium to absorb the Vitamin D – Symptoms of bone pain and muscle weakness or fatigue can mean you have a vitamin D deficiency. However, for many people, the symptoms are subtle. Yet, even without symptoms, too little vitamin D can pose health risks. Low blood levels of the vitamin have been associated with the following:
LOW VITAMIN D = Increased risk of death from cardiovascular disease, Cognitive impairment in older adults, and even Cancer.
Can you absorb magnesium in a float tank? Yes. Did you know 75% of the population is magnesium deficient? If you are magnesium deficient you cannot absorb Vitamin D (another deficiency in many Americans). Floating in the float tank for one hour allows the skin to perspire, releases toxins through the pores and the pores absorbs magnesium through the pores. Floating is the most efficient way to absorb magnesium via full-body exposure.
One of the main benefits of using a sensory deprivation tank is to ease mental anxiety and muscle tension. Due to how buoyant the Epsom salt and water solution is, you can fully relax all of your muscles when floating. This is similar to experiencing zero gravity.
Floating in a tank can also relieve migraines and provide stress relief and detoxification since Epsom salts are high in magnesium, which can remove harmful substances such as free radicals from your body.