Health perks of living in paradise

By on July 8, 2016

There is scientific evidence that living near the sea, improves our physical and psychological health. In this article we share with you some of the benefits.


  1. Improve our joints

The beach is the ideal place for doing exercise. Taking long walks along the seashore has a lot of  therapeutic properties. Walking on the sand give us the feeling of wellbeing in the joints of the foot, knee and hip, while regenerates the skin of the foot.

  • It relaxes us
  • There are many scientific studies that show us the link between living near the sea and a having a better state of relaxation. In a study of the University of Exeter, the cause and effect relationship between stress and mortality in people living in coastal areas is demonstrated. According to the study, maritime environment improves stress level because the negative ionization of the breeze increase the serotonin levels (a neurotransmitter responsible for the states of stress) and decrease anxiety with them.

  • It helps the immune system against infections.
  • Iodine is a natural potent bactericidal not only found in seawater, but it is diluted in the sea breeze causing a significant decrease in infections in the respiratory system.

  • Improves the metabolism.
  • Living near the beach favored the normal production of thyroid hormones.  Besides it enhances the capabilities of the organism to the absorption of calcium, phosphorus and magnesium.

  • It controls the blood pressure.
  • At sea level, atmospheric pressure is higher, so the amount of oxygen available in the air we breathe also higher. This extra oxygen, provided by living at sea level, facilitates the oxygenation of organs and tissues of our body, impacting very significantly on our blood pressure levels.

    Come and live to Reserva Conchal, and you will enjoy all of this benefits!




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