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Scientist found why Sauna bathing is Good for your health

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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By Prashastii Patel

Dr. Prashastii Patel is a Physical Therapist & a certified fitness trainer. Being in the medical field, she loves to share information and knowledge about Health, Fitness and Wellness here on this blog. Dr. Prashasti Patel is the Founder of Kaushalyam Fitness & Wellness Center. She also runs another blog in the category of Fashion, Beauty & Lifestyle. She has also done master in Reiki Healing. She treats people with Reiki also.

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