Frequent sauna use 'could reduce risk of cardiovascular, all-cause mortality' Medical News Today

February 24, 2015 9:02 AM

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Frequent sauna use 'could reduce risk of cardiovascular, all-cause mortality' Medical News Today

The research team, including Dr. Jari A. Laukkanen of the University of Eastern Finland in Kuopio, publishes its findings in JAMA Internal Medicine.

Past studies have indicated that sauna bathing has significant benefits for cardiovascular health. Exposure to the high heat of saunas - which is recommended to be around 80-100°C - has been linked to improved blood circulation, reduced blood pressure and better heart function.

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