Going to a sauna twice a week cuts pneumonia risk, study finds

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/2017/10/09/saunas-cut-pneumonia-risk/

Sauna is good for you in many ways has been known in Finland for a long time. Here is another proof:

 Sweating in a sauna at least twice a week could slash the risk of potentially deadly infections like pneumonia, research shows. Men who enjoyed sauna sessions on a regular basis were almost 30 per cent less likely to develop the life-threatening illness.

And four times a week or more cut the risk even further, by almost 40 per cent.

Saunas also reduced the chances of falling ill with asthma and other chest complaints.

3 Comments

  1. Tomi Engdahl says:

    Eight health benefits of sauna

    1. Protect from dementia
    2. Reduces the risk of stroke
    3. Reduces blood pressure
    4. Less cardiovascular diseases
    5. Helps the symptoms of asthma
    6. Improve the effects of exercise
    7. Raises skin condition
    8. Relax

    Source: https://www.is.fi/terveys/art-2000005728943.html

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  2. Tomi Engdahl says:

    The big chill: the health benefits of swimming in ice water
    https://www.theguardian.com/global/2018/dec/23/the-big-chill-the-health-benefits-of-swimming-in-ice-water?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other

    Why would anyone jump into a freezing lake? A growing number of cold-water swimmers swear by the mental and physical benefits

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  3. Tomi Engdahl says:

    6 yllättävää terveysfaktaa saunomisesta – Tämän vuoksi sinunkin kannattaisi saunoa vähintään neljä kertaa viikossa
    https://yle.fi/aihe/artikkeli/2019/06/18/6-yllattavaa-terveysfaktaa-saunomisesta-taman-vuoksi-sinunkin-kannattaisi

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