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Increase Sauna Benefits with a Dose of Cold

Increase Sauna Benefits with a Dose of Cold
Sauna lovers are usually after the toasty heat enjoyed by a good sauna session. It gets the blood flowing, increases your heart rate, induces sweating that flushes toxins and gets your skin glowing and youthful looking. But, did you know that alternating from a hot sauna to a cold splash can actually improve the benefits … Read More

New Study Reveals Sauna Use Can Cut Risk of Dementia 

New Study Reveals Sauna Use Can Cut Risk of Dementia 
A new study recently published by the University of Eastern Finland reports exciting results regarding dementia and sauna use! In the study researchers went back over 20 years of records for men in good health aged 42-60. In looking at the data, various points were noted: age, alcohol consumption, body mass index, and blood pressure … Read More

How Saunas Boost Your Immune System

How Saunas Boost Your Immune System
Hippocrates, the Greek physician known as the Father of Medicine, once made this declaration: “Give me a fever, and I can cure any disease.” Therein lies one of the reasons that regular sauna use is so effective for the body’s immune system. When you take a sauna, your core body temperature rises during the session, … Read More

Where is the Fountain of Youth? Inside your Sauna!

Where is the Fountain of Youth? Inside your Sauna!
Have you ever noticed how incredibly young the Finns look compared to the rest of us? There’s a not-so-secret reality of their daily life that you can easily incorporate into yours: a daily sauna session. The sauna does incredible things for your body, but you achieve that Fountain of Youth result from what it does … Read More

The Secret to Good Sleep is Your Hot Tub & Sauna

The Secret to Good Sleep is Your Hot Tub & Sauna
November is National Sleep Comfort month. It’s well known that getting a good night’s sleep is key to our bodies and our minds. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) reports that an estimated 50-70 million adults in the U.S. experience a sleep or wakefulness disorder! They also noted that those who experience a sleep deficit … Read More

Keep Colds & Flu at Bay this Season with Your Sauna

Keep Colds & Flu at Bay this Season with Your Sauna
Cold and flu season is again just around the corner. While getting a flu vaccine, making sure you’re getting a good daily dose of vitamin C, and plenty of rest will help your immune system ward off colds and flu, a sauna can also be your friend. Why? Viruses tend to thrive in colder conditions; … Read More

Findings continue to show sauna use effective therapy for heart disease

In the U.S. alone, every 43 seconds finds someone suffering a heart attack. What if you could reduce the likelihood of suffering a heart attack simply by using a sauna every day? Japanese research indicates this could very well be the case. The Japanese term for sauna therapy is called waon, derived from the Japanese … Read More

Help relieve tensions headaches with a sauna

Do you suffer from chronic tension-type headaches (CTTH)? If so, a study published earlier this year indicates that sauna bathing can help reduce headache pain intensity. The study was conducted by the Wellington Pain & Headache Clinic at the Southern Cross Hospital in Wellington, New Zealand. The results were released in February of this year. … Read More

Give meditation in your sauna a try

If you’re a fan of meditation—or have always thought of giving it a try—why not add a unique twist and meditate in your sauna. An infrared sauna would be an ideal environment in which to give this type of meditating a try. The environment will be warm and healing without being too stifling. Here are … Read More

Can you use a sauna with a heart condition? New study says, “Yes”

Finns have an exhaustive history with sauna use. Right now, numbers reported show that there are 1.6 million saunas for a country with a population of five million! Nearly every person in Finland takes at least one sauna each week. But…what about those with heart disease? Americans get mixed messages on this from medical professionals, … Read More