The effect of six-weeks of sauna on treatment autonomic nervous system, peak nasal inspiratory flow and lung functions of allergic rhinitis Thai patients.

@article{Kunbootsri2013TheEO,
  title={The effect of six-weeks of sauna on treatment autonomic nervous system, peak nasal inspiratory flow and lung functions of allergic rhinitis Thai patients.},
  author={Narupon Kunbootsri and Taweesak Janyacharoen and Preeda Arrayawichanon and Seksun Chainansamit and Jaturat Kanpittaya and Paradee Auvichayapat and Kittisak Sawanyawisuth},
  journal={Asian Pacific journal of allergy and immunology},
  year={2013},
  volume={31 2},
  pages={
          142-7
        }
}
BACKGROUND Allergic rhinitis is a chronic respiratory disease. Sympathetic hypofunction has been identified in allergic rhinitis patients. OBJECTIVE To investigate the effects of six weeks of repeated sauna treatment on the autonomic nervous system, peak nasal inspiratory flow (PNIF) and lung functions in Thai patients with allergic rhinitis. METHODS Subjects were diagnosed with allergic rhinitis clinically by an attending physician based on history, physical examination and positive… 

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