You may already be familiar with the many holistic health benefits that Carson Hot Springs Golf & Spa Resort has to offer, but did you know a visit to as can actually benefit your mental health as well? A visit to Carson can significantly help those suffering from depression anxiety disorders, and more. Even if you’re not suffering from a mental health issue, you can enjoy the healing benefits of a spa getaway at Carson. Here’s how.
1. Mineral Water
Whether you drink it or soak in it, mineral water has a lot of health benefits. It’s rich with vitamins and minerals that benefits both body and your mind. In fact mineral water baths have been proven to ease anxiety, reduce depression, and improve overall mental health. It does this by offering physical pain release and tension reduction. It also helps your body produce serotonin, which is known as the “feel good” hormone. In short, it provides full body relaxation and boosts your mood at the same time.
2. Massage Therapy
Massage therapy is also effective at helping your body produce serotonin and is incredibly relaxing as well. It reduces tension in your joints and muscles while relieving your mind of stress and worries. It’s often recommended by mental health professionals to those who suffer from anxiety, depression, or other mental issues.
You may be surprised to see golf on this list, but it’s actually very beneficial for your mental health. That’s why so many of our guests visit Elk Ridge Golf Course when they stay with us. Golf is a meditative sport that can help you worry less. It’s simultaneously challenging and relaxing, providing a great mental workout for your brain.
Carson is located right by the beautiful Columbia River Gorge, which is full of incredible waterfalls and challenging hiking trails. Spending time in nature is beneficial for your health for a number of reasons. The vitamin D that natural sunlight provides coupled with the calming atmosphere that nature offers leads to a calmer and happier brain.
One of the best ways to help your mental health is to simply rest and relax. If you’re overworked and don’t sleep enough, you brain will feel the effects. Rest helps you heal and calm your brain better than anything else. That’s why booking a comfortable room at Carson is a great way to aid your mental health.
Visiting Carson does so much more than benefit your mental health, though. It speaks to your soul, connecting you with history in our vintage bathhouse and nature in the Columbia Gorge. It’s an unforgettable place that will help you rest, relax, and heal.