Distinctly Montana Magazine

Distinctly Montana Winter 2020

Distinctly Montana Magazine

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w w w . d i s t i n c t l y m o n t a n a . c o m 77 REPORTED HEALTH BENEFITS OF HOT SPRINGS • RELAXATION AND SLEEP: Ah… this one is a given. Relaxing and reducing stress lowers blood pressure and helps depression. Better sleep benefits cognitive thinking and rejuvenation. • MUSCLES AND JOINTS: Swollen joints, arthritis, muscle fatigue, liga- ment damage and more improve with soaks. • SKIN PROBLEMS: Reduces acne, eczema itching and redness and promotes a better complexion. • CIRCULATION: Blood pressure is lessened. Heart rhythms are normalized. • BREATHING AND CONGESTION: Colds, chest congestion, and allergies benefit from the heat and steam as well as springs that contain stinky sulfur. SPECIFIC BENEFITS OF THE MOST COMMON MINERALS Each hot springs delivers a different mix of minerals, depending on the location. e combi- nations of minerals will impact the benefits. An analysis of the minerals present or the concentra- tion of each mineral is sometimes posted. • CALCIUM CARBONATES: Stimulates breathing. Helps with vascular issues, calms the nervous system, slows the heart rate, and helps the body produce new blood vessels. • BICARBONATES: Aid in improving circulation. • CHLORIDE: Helps digestion, circulation, and elimina- tion of waste. • IRON: Builds up the blood and provides energy and skin benefits. Increases resistance to disease and stress. • MAGNESIUM: Regulates body functions, production of proteins and energy, and nerve and muscle function. Promotes clear complexion and healthy skin. • POTASSIUM: Eliminates toxins and promotes healthy skin • SILICA: Promotes bone formation and growth of hair and nails. Silica in the drinking water reduces incidence of dementia by 11% according to a 2009 study. • SULFUR: Relieves conditions of the liver, digestive and urinary systems, metallic poisoning, chronic skin diseases, and rheumatism. Anti-inflam- matory. Respiratory problems and skin inflammations benefit. • SODIUM: Decreases swelling in joints. Benefits the lymphatic system. www.bozemanhotsprings.co (406) 586-6492 www.YellowstoneHotSpringsMT.com 833.977.7464

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