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Sauna

A sauna (/ˈsɔːnə/ [1] or /ˈsaʊnə/;[2][3] Finnish pronunciation: [ˈsɑunɑ]), or sudatory, is a small room or building designed as a place to experience dry or wet heat sessions, or an establishment with one or more of these facilities. The steam and high heat make the bathers perspire

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Measured in minutes

Sauna Health Benefits

OutcomesEffectEvidenceReferences

Dementia Brain outcome

Strong Decrease

Evidence: Low

1 study

Aerobic Exercise Capacity Musculoskeletal outcome
Aerobic Exercis...
Musculoskeletal

Notable Increase

Needs research

1 study

Heart Rate Variability Cardiovascular outcome
Heart Rate Vari...
Cardiovascular

Strong Increase

Evidence: Low

1 study

Alzheimer's disease Brain outcome

Strong Decrease

Evidence: Low

1 study

Premature ventricular contractions (PVCs) Cardiovascular outcome
Premature ventr...
Cardiovascular

Strong Decrease

Evidence: Low

1 study

Cardiovascular Disease Cardiovascular outcome
Cardiovascular ...
Cardiovascular

Strong Decrease

Evidence: High

1 study

Fatigue Musculoskeletal outcome
Fatigue
Musculoskeletal

Strong Decrease

Needs research

1 study

Coronary Heart Disease (Ischaemic Heart Disease) Cardiovascular outcome
Coronary Heart ...
Cardiovascular

Strong Decrease

Evidence: Low

1 study

Blood Flow Cardiovascular outcome
Blood Flow
Cardiovascular

Minor Increase

Needs research

1 study

Fertility Reproductive outcome
Fertility
Reproductive

Strong Increase

Evidence: High

1 study

Atrial Fibrillation Cardiovascular outcome
Atrial Fibrilla...
Cardiovascular

Notable Decrease

Needs research

1 study

Exercise Performance Musculoskeletal outcome
Exercise Perfor...
Musculoskeletal

Minor Increase

Needs research

1 study

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