Precautions When Using Steam Shower
Steam showers are a way to bathe without a stream of water running over you. Steam that’s produced by a humidifier turns into water vapor. When you’re sitting in a steam bath, the water vapor envelopes you. But buyer beware for you should follow these necessary precautions when using steam shower to get the most out of the experience without any harm.
Steam Shower Safety Precautions
The primary precautions when using steam shower have to do with acclimating yourself to the environment.
- Just as with any new toy, start with a medium or low temperature, instead of initiating yourself to the highest temperature.
- Don’t stay in the steam shower for too long on your first use. It may feel deceivingly relaxing while you slowly dehydrate.
- Make sure to get out of the steam shower if you start to feel thirsty or lightheaded.
Since everybody is different, there isn’t a predetermined standard to follow when it comes to how long to stay in a steam shower. While you’re enjoying your time, it’s crucial to pay attention to how your body responds to the steam and heat.
Food and Hydration
- If you’re going to be taking a steam bath in one of several Kohler showers, ensure that your tummy is not empty as your blood sugar could drop quickly which will result in loss of consciousness if your tummy I empty. So eat up!
- On the other hand, you also don’t want to use the steam shower if you’ve recently eaten a big meal. The blood, oxygen and water in your body is needed to digest the food. When you’re in a steam shower, your body needs to work on cooling you down, not digesting.
- We saved the most important point for last. The most important precaution when using a steam shower is to stay hydrated. The steam and heat will make you sweat, which can cause a water severe dehydration if you don’t continue to hydrate.
Steam Outlet – safe use
Another one of the many precautions when using steam shower is to stay away from the steam outlet. Think of the steam outlet as the spout of a kettle, as boiled water is put into the steam shower via the steam generator. Steam can be even hotter than the boiled water! If you come in contact with the steam, you could burn yourself severely so again please make sure to stay away from the steam outlet while you’re bathing. Your shower manual will provide you more comprehensive details on how to safely use you shower.