Historically, we have been meant to believe that it was the American that first enjoyed the benefits of Sauna. However, Sauna originated in Europe particularly in the Nordic region. Finnish Sauna has become very popular around the world. Though very old, Sauna is still very much practiced even in modern times. One reason for is the health benefit Sauna has to offer, with therapist and individuals making frequent use of it
In its basic form, Sauna is a small room or house where heat session, either dry or wet is administered. We shall be considering some of the benefits Sauna has to offer after sitting for one or more sessions
1. Sauna eliminates toxic substances
The human body depends on sweat coming out of its pores to eliminate toxins. Excessive sweating offers an excellent medium for the body to eliminate toxins it might have absorbed. By causing your body profoundly, Sauna helps eliminate toxins from your body
2. Sauna adds effectiveness to weight loss programs
Sauna reduces the amount of efforts needed for weight loss. It has been observed by scientist that 20 minutes of Sauna maintained at 170 Fahrenheit can help the body burn 500 calories
3. Sauna strengthens the immune system
Sauna energizes the white blood cell, thus boosting your immune system
4. Sauna enhances your performance in endurance sports
Our body has a limit to the amount of heat it can tolerate. Frequent use of Sauna increases this limit.
5. Sauna gives you awesome looking hair
Sauna improves the sebaceous gland contained in the scalp of our head, and which is responsible for the conditioning of the hair.
Wet saunas type is also well known in wellness industry. They are also known as steam saunas or steam rooms. Wet sauna is a small, enclosed room with moist heat where temperature goes up to 100 to 114 degrees Fahrenheit. It also helps in many health and cosmetic benefits.