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Our environment is filled with pollution. Among these are air, water, food, sound, and bad attitudes. It should be no surprise that heat can help melt the stress away and help us flush out toxins.
Saunas are great for getting away from the grind of the day and collect your thoughts. The stress relief is just one part of the overall benefit from regular sauna use. The heating effect causes improved blood circulation which can help improve healing. Also, heat has been known to relieve pain, especially resulting from strenuous physical activity. Sauna use is also thought to help ease pain resulting from arthritis. When the body's temperature is raised a certain amount, endorphins are released which help to relax and relieve pain. The increased blood flow also improves skin health while toxins and bacteria are removed from the pores via sweat. Using a sauna can improve heart health, it has been shown to effect the heart rate and can be used to strengthen heart muscles and is believed to help people enjoy a deeper sleep. Always be careful to not stay in the sauna for too long and avoid saunas if you are pregnant or have some health problems.
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