Finnish Sauna Bathing Suggests Many Benefits to Your Health
A new research, conducted by the research team led by scientists from University of Jyväskylä, the University of Eastern Finland, and the University of Bristol, suggests that Finnish sauna bathing reduces the risk of vascular diseases, such as high blood pressure and cardiovascular disease, neurocognitive diseases, nonvascular conditions, such as pulmonary diseases, mental health disorders, and mortality. It also alleviates such conditions as skin diseases, arthritis, headache, and flu.
The researchers conducted a comprehensive literature review on the effects of Finnish sauna baths on health. They also published several experimental studies demonstrating the beneficial effects of short-term sauna exposure on blood pressure, specific cardiovascular biomarkers, inflammation, arterial compliance, and cardiovascular function.
The scientists conclude that sauna bathing can be used in patients with the stable cardiovascular disease. Hot Finnish sauna baths have been proved to be hemodynamically well tolerated without the occurrence of complex ventricular arrhythmias in patients with heart diseases.
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