Association between sauna bathing and fatal cardiovascular and all-cause mortality events.

@article{Laukkanen2015AssociationBS,
  title={Association between sauna bathing and fatal cardiovascular and all-cause mortality events.},
  author={Tanjaniina Laukkanen and Hassan Khan and Francesco Zaccardi and Jari A Laukkanen},
  journal={JAMA internal medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={175 4},
  pages={542-8}
}
IMPORTANCE Sauna bathing is a health habit associated with better hemodynamic function; however, the association of sauna bathing with cardiovascular and all-cause mortality is not known. OBJECTIVE To investigate the association of frequency and duration of sauna bathing with the risk of sudden cardiac death (SCD), fatal coronary heart disease (CHD), fatal cardiovascular disease (CVD), and all-cause mortality. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS We performed a prospective cohort study… CONTINUE READING
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