Sauna bathing is inversely associated with dementia and Alzheimer's disease in middle-aged Finnish men.

@article{Laukkanen2017SaunaBI,
  title={Sauna bathing is inversely associated with dementia and Alzheimer's disease in middle-aged Finnish men.},
  author={Tanjaniina Laukkanen and Setor K Kunutsor and Jussi Kauhanen and Jari A Laukkanen},
  journal={Age and ageing},
  year={2017},
  volume={46 2},
  pages={245-249}
}
Background there are no previous studies linking repeated heat exposure of sauna and the risk of memory diseases. We aimed to investigate whether frequency of sauna bathing is associated with risk of dementia and Alzheimer's disease. Setting prospective population-based study. Methods the frequency of sauna bathing was assessed at baseline in the Kuopio Ischaemic Heart Disease population-based prospective cohort study of 2,315 apparently healthy men aged 42-60 years at baseline, with… CONTINUE READING
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