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Sauna use linked to longer life, fewer fatal heart problems

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February 25, 2015
  • By Beverly Merz, Executive Editor, Harvard Women's Health Watch

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Comments

Asian Clinic
April 7, 2015

Hey, Thanks for such a useful Information.

bibicel
March 20, 2015

A good article thanks for sharing! I will take to my blog

john
March 9, 2015

We just stay in the house without aircon and its like sauna already

Sunshine
March 3, 2015

A good article. Thanks for sharing.

C Bailey
March 1, 2015

I do 30 minutes of laps in my local gym. I then spend about 20 minutes in the steam room. I wonder if I get the same benifits as a sauna?

V. Hare
March 1, 2015

Why are only men included in the study. After age 55, there are many more women in Finland that men.

V. Hare
March 1, 2015

Did anyone notice they followed 2,300 MEN and no women to look at sauna usage effects? From age 55 on there are many more woman in Finland than there are men.

Sunny
February 27, 2015

We knew this!

Sham begum
February 26, 2015

Is Far infrared sauna is better than near infrared sauna? Which one is healthy?

DR. GORDON R. DERMAN
February 26, 2015

YEARS AGO I HAD A PORTABLE SPA INSTALLED ON MY REAR PORCH. EVERY TIME IT SNOWED, I WOULD SIT IN THE SPA AND LOOK UP AT THE STARS AND REALIZED THAT THE RELAXATION RESPONSE WAS CONTRIBUTING TO MY QUALITY OF LIFE. MY AILMENTS (ULCERS, COLITIS, INDIGESTION AND OTHER STRESS INDUCED SICKNESSES) STEADILY FADED. IT’S BEEN 30 YEARS SINCE MY FIRST DIP IN HOT WATER! ALL THE OLD AILMENTS HAVE BEEN QUELLED. SOMETIMES OUR WORK, OUR FAMILIES, OUR POLITICIANS, AND OUR OTHER ENEMIES WORK IN CONCERT TO SHORTEN OUR LIVES. THIS ARTICLE IS SPOT ON AND WILL BE SO BENEFICIAL TO THE TYPE A’S WHO ARE KILLING THEMSELVES WITH STRESS. G.R.DERMAN

Giancarlo Piovaccari
February 26, 2015

I agree with your statement about Sauna. It’s useful even in persons with moderate heart failure. I’ m cardiologist and I let my patients to do Sauna not longer 15 minutes and to pay attention to avoid disidratation.

Cathy
February 25, 2015

Saunas are very enjoyable will try to use the one at my health club more often

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