We have already told you that the sea can reduce stress. Additionally, many people feel that it is also capable of changing their mood and helping to dispel depression. That is more than just a popular belief and there is scientific reason to support it.
You should know that the sea air is loaded with negative ions, which are capable of improving your mood. There are studies that show that the negative ionization of the sea breeze helps to reduce the levels of depression. Also, negative ions improve oxygen uptake, which helps keep serotonin (the hormone that helps control emotions) at healthy levels. In this way, moving close to the sea may be just what you need.
As we already told you, seawater has high levels of minerals, which, in addition to having a positive impact on the skin, also have a therapeutic effect on the heart. But what exactly are the benefits on the cardiovascular system? Well, for starters, it helps lower total cholesterol and triglyceride levels, the atherogenic index, and malondialdehyde. In addition, it also increases the equivalent antioxidant capacity of Trolox. Additionally, it reduces the formation of plaque in the internal channels of the arteries.