Over the past couple of years, scientists at University of Eastern Finland have shown that Sauna bathing is associated with a variety of health benefits. Through this latest research they investigated physiological mechanism through which the heat exposure of sauna may influence a person’s health.
Heat Therapy has been suggested to improve cardiovascular function & so the latest studies suggest beneficial effects of sauna bathing on the cardiovascular system.
A study was conducted on 102 participants who has at least 1 cardiovascular risk factor. They were exposed to a single sauna session of 30 mins ,temperature at 73 degree C, humidity-10-20%. Cardiovascular as well as blood based parameters were collected before, immediately after, and after 30 min recovery. [Source – Journal of Human Hypertension]
This study has shown beneficial effects on Arterial stiffness, Blood pressure and some blood based biomarkers. That it helps to reduce blood pressure.
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