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The Science of How Floating Relaxes You

As you probably know if you have tried it, the experience of floating in a sensory deprivation tank can be deeply relaxing.  So, why does floating relax you? What’s the science behind this? The relaxation effect that occurs after floating is far from rare. In fact, relaxation is one of the core reasons why people […]

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The Effect of Floating on Cortisol Levels

Lower levels of cortisol equal lower stress levels. Here’s the Science Behind Why.  Cortisol is a killer. Cortisol is produced by the adrenal glands. It is a “stress hormone” that works with the brain to control mood, motivation, and fear. While the purpose of cortisol is to drive us into a state of alertness when […]

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How Floating Can Help With Depression

Depression is a common mental illness that affects more than 18 percent of adults in the United States — that’s more than 18 million adults in any given year.  The symptoms which include sadness, low motivation, sleep problems, and eating disturbances can interfere with work, school, and relationships. Fortunately, there are holistic treatments available that […]

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How Floating Can Reduce Chronic Pain

Chronic pain is a silent epidemic. A persistent pain lasting longer than six months, it’s an affliction that often draws devastating consequences for its sufferers. If left untreated, this disease can cause patients to isolate themselves, struggle professionally, and cause difficulty focusing. How chronic pain progresses Evoking both physical and psychological elements of pain, the […]

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