Traditionally, saunas have been used for relaxation and cleansing. However, today saunas are being used more for specific health and fitness benefits. Whether you are a sauna veteran or a newbie, you will have probably heard that it can be great for stress relief, skin, blood circulation and sleep. But do you know about the lesser known benefits, and more specifically, how sauna use can directly affect brain and body?
Infrared saunas have been growing more and more popular recently, after being endorsed by scientists and even celebrities like Gwneth Paltrow and Jennifer Aniston. As opposed to regular wet saunas, infrared saunas use infrared light and heat to warm the skin quicker and provide a number of health benefits. For a better idea of these benefits, UK Saunas have put together an infographic detailing what an infrared sauna is and what it
Regular visits to the sauna can help lower the risk of developing dementia and Alzheimer’s disease as well as dying of heart ailments, a Finnish study suggests. Researchers at the University of Eastern Finland found a link between sauna visits and memory diseases after following more than 2,300 middle-aged Finnish men for more than 20 years. In the study, men who went to the sauna four to seven times a