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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…


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 Pod for Stress

  Float pod for stress is good news. According to the Mayo Clinic, you can be over stressed even without realizing it. Look for one or more of these common signs: headache muscle tension or pain chest pain fatigue change in sex drive stomach upset insomnia. Stress Affects Mood and Behavior Stress can also affect Read more…


Float Pod for Anxiety

Let’s not get too clinical about one another’s psychological quirks. Arachnophobia? Sometimes a fear of spiders might just be a fear of spiders. After all, they are kind of scary looking, and sometimes they are even deadly. And why be so quick to identify a fear of heights? Some people simply have a well-founded aversion Read more…



Sensory Isolation Floating for Depression

What is the promise of sensory isolation floating for depression? If there’s something there, it would mean a lot. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 7.6% of adults suffer from depression, and 10.4% of physician office visits result in a notation of depression on the medical record. That’s a lot more Read more…


Flotation REST for Migraines

A migraine is more than your garden-variety headache. According to Healthline, it is an intense headache that can be accompanied by nausea, vomiting, sensitivity to sounds, sensitivity to smells, sensitivity to light, even changes in vision. Where do migraines come from? There are four hypotheses on this: 1) an underlying disorder of the central nervous Read more…