Baths, Finnish

Known as: Finnish baths, Finnish Sauna, Finnish Bath 
A steam bath in a small wooden room where water is thrown on a stove or rocks to create the steam. A cool bath or shower completes the treatment.
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Objectives Given that approximately half of all pregnancies in the United States are unplanned, the authors sought to understand… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE RESPIRE, a randomized trial of an improved cookstove, was conducted in Guatemala to assess health… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND Vascular endothelial dysfunction is involved in the pathophysiology of chronic heart failure (CHF). It has been… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND Community-onset methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CO-MRSA) reports are increasing, and infections often… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to determine the mechanism by which 60 degrees C sauna treatment improves cardiac… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
OBJECTIVES We sought to determine whether sauna therapy, a thermal vasodilation therapy, improves endothelial function in… (More)
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Review
1999
Review
1999
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Dehydration refers both to hypohydration (dehydration induced prior to exercise) and to exercise-induced dehydration (dehydration… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
This investigation was designed to evaluate the production rates and concentrations of salivary alpha-amylase as a measure of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
BACKGROUND A warm-water bath (WWB) or sauna bath (SB) has generally been considered inappropriate for patients with severe… (More)
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Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
When an unconditioned stimulus, a reinforcer, or an innate releaser is repeatedly presented to human or animal subjects, three… (More)
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