Sauna in patients with hypertension

Mateusz Maciej Pawlicki, Bartłomiej Pawlicki, Anna Małgorzata Łopuszyńska, Zofia Misztal, Magdalena Kozioł, Karol Lorenc

Abstract


Saunas are very popular around the world, especially in some specific regions like Finland. Sitting in a temperature of 45-110°C with intervals often including cold baths influence our bodies in different aspects. Apart from being an addition to asthma or depression treatment, it works well as prevention of heart diseases and hypertension. Sauna is also believed to be able to reduce increased blood pressure values. Because of its safety it can be easily prescribed for all patients without few contraindications.

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sauna; hypertension; blood pressure

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