Steam Therapy for Chronic Nonbacterial Prostatitis

Date:2020-04-03 click:0

Steam therapy is a kind of systemic diathermy, which can promote blood circulation and metabolism, increase blood flow, reduce blood lipid and cholesterol, and restore the normal physiological function of the human body.
The effect of the steam bath stimulates the increase of leukocytes in the blood and improves the immunity of the human body. In vitro temperature changes, due to the expansion and contraction of blood vessels, can prevent arteriosclerosis.
Modern medical research has confirmed that the factors of a steam bath on the human body are the double effects of high temperature and air humidity and cold air or cold water stimulation. It can promote the metabolism of the body, accelerate the blood circulation, improve the respiratory function and cardiovascular system function, help to restore fatigue and repair damaged tissues, and regulate the nervous system function.
As a kind of steam therapy, herbal fumigation therapy is a method to fumigate the body by using the steam produced by boiling the medicine, so as to achieve the purpose of disease treatment. Chinese herbal medicines such as safflower, angelica, and Salvia miltiorrhiza can be used for fumigation in patients with chronic nonbacterial prostatitis.
These herbs can act on the sensory nerve, increase local blood circulation and nutrition supply, speed up the removal of metabolic waste at the pain site, thus reducing pain and swelling.
Of course, the curative effect of steam therapy is limited. Patients can also be treated with Diuretic and Anti-inflammatory Pill at the same time, which can effectively cure chronic nonbacterial prostatitis.

The appropriate temperature, humidity, and residence time should be selected according to the specific situation of the individual. The average endurance time of healthy people in the dry and hot steam bath (temperature 80 ℃ ~ 90 ℃, air humidity 20% ~ 40%) is about 17 minutes; in the wet and hot steam bath (40 ℃ ~ 50 ℃, air humidity 80% ~ 100%), the maximum residence time is 19 minutes at a time.
The temperature and duration of cold water used for cooling vary from person to person. In principle, there should be no shivering or discomfort. It's best to finish bathing with warm water. Rest for more than half an hour after a bath, and drink some light saltwater or juice to supplement body water and electrolyte.

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