Sauna health benefits include lowering blood pressure, stress relief, easing tension and anxiety, helping muscle pain, and release of toxins in the body through sweat.
With the growing concern for staying healthy without visiting a crowded gym, and the need to have the gym experience in our homes, people are searching for the best home sauna brands, and weighing the benefits verses investment cost.
Beyond relaxation, clinical studies suggest that regular time in the sauna has several more significant health benefits, like the lower risk of vascular diseases such as high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease (CVD), stroke, and neuro-cognitive diseases like Alzheimers, Dementia with Lewy bodies, Parkinson's disease and Huntington's disease. But, those studies also suggest that sauna time also helps certain nonvascular conditions such as pulmonary diseases including COPD, asthma, and recurrent pneumonia.
Read more about those studies at MayoClinic.org
Sauna bathing is a popular healthy tradition all over the world, but most especially in Finland, where for thousands of years it has been used for relaxation and better health, and it is becoming increasingly popular now in the United States for that very reason. Several emerging studies suggest that beyond it's use for pleasure, sauna health benefits may be linked to many more health improvements in the near future.