Surprising ways the beach influences the body Mariella Van Houten More Articles 25 June 2019 2/2.708 2/2.708 Figure 1 Playing on the beach | Sam Edwards/Getty Images
Good: stress relief
We all know that the beach’s sights and sounds work together to alleviate stress. Yet physiologically what’s going on in your body is fantastic. You get a release ofserotonin when you go to the beach which is a hormone which makes you feel happy.
You may have heard the misconception that salt water may help to heal a cut or an infection. But that really is a fact. Also the medical community recommends for the prevention of mild skin infections by boiling or compressing salt water. The health of the thyroid gland is also improved by both antibacterial and antifungal salt water. Which better way to treat a mild infection than ocean play?
Daily dose of vitamin D
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