Facts and fables about sauna.

  title={Facts and fables about sauna.},
  author={Kyllikki Kauppinen},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
In summary, sauna baths are well tolerated and pose no risk to healthy people from infancy to old age, including healthy women in their uncomplicated pregnancy. The normal sauna bath, with moderate cool-off phases, increases the cardiac work load about as much as a brisk walk. It has been well established that the sauna bath, no matter what the cool-off type, does not pose any circulatory risk to healthy people. Cardiovascular patients with essential hypertension, coronary heart disease or past… CONTINUE READING


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