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Float Therapy is Anxiolytic

I recently found a 2018 research report on float therapy. “Examining the short-term anxiolytic and antidepressant effect of Floatation-REST” sent me to look up the word “anxiolytic.” An anxiolytic is a treatment that relieves anxiety. It is, of course, the exact opposite of an anxiogenic agent, which is something that increases anxiety. Anxiolytic Beats Anxiogenic Read more…




Fibromyalgia Awareness

May is Fibromyalgia Awareness Month. Sometimes awareness months are just gimmicks. But in the case of fibromyalgia, having an awareness month could help to shed light on a widely misunderstood condition. Nobody has been able to pin down the cause of it, and although it affects about 2% of the adult population, there are still Read more…


Float Therapy for Muscle Recovery

In this blog, I have suggested a lot of uses for floating. They include weight control, managing PTSD, increasing creativity, reducing stress, and improving sleep quality, to name a few. But I haven’t yet gotten around to writing about its most spectacular success. So this week, we’ll look at float therapy for muscle recovery. And we Read more…


Float Therapy for Fibromyalgia

Should you try float therapy for fibromyalgia? In my opinion, you should. There’s good evidence from the world of research to back that opinion up. Fibromyalgia is still something of a medical mystery. In the past, doctors pressed firmly on 18 specific points on your body to see which ones produced pain. It wasn’t a Read more…