Precautions for Jacuzzi Hot Tub

The problem with Jacuzzi is that a lot of people use it over the course of the day and there tends to be an infection scare going around. There are many types of infections that can spread through and they can affect users in many different ways. No matter how clean you think you are and your Jacuzzi (ג׳קוזי), you always tend to harbor some kind of bacteria.

The most common way that bacteria spread is through skin and bodily membranes. You might shed some skin, tears or mucus into the water and it might cause infections in others. From skin and eye infections to serious diseases like pneumonia, these bacteria will continue to spread unless special care is taken. The bacteria shed into the water tend to stay active in water at varying durations, which is potentially dangerous. It is a good idea to shower thoroughly before and after using the tub.

There are a few diseases that are more contagious and dangerous than others. You should stay away from Jacuzzis altogether if you are suffering from skin infections, common cold, wounds, intestinal problems and digestive problems. Some other kinds of health problems pose more of a danger for you than your friends. If you are suffering from heart diseases and taking blood thinning medication, it is best to stay away as changing temperatures can cause dizziness or nausea.

Do not enter the Jacuzzi (בריכות ספא) if you have consumed alcohol as the hot water and blood thinning effects of alcohol can dehydrate your body and make you feel weak and drowsy. Avoid using the them when you are expecting as the change in your body temperature can affect the baby. Bacteria and other germs in the water also pose a danger to your unborn child. Don’t spend more than 15 to 20 minutes in the tub at a time as your body could get dehydrated and overheated.

Owners should take special care to make sure that the Jacuzzi (ג׳קוזי) is regularly cleaned. The water should be clear and no debris should be allowed to remain in the tub. You could use bromine or chlorine to disinfect the water regularly.

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