Enlarges the vessels and decreases blood pressure, forcing the heart to an exercise that trains and strengthens it. It is the sauna effect: effective cardio-fitness training that does not cost fatigue, can strengthen the heart and reduce the risk of cardiovascular mortality. The study comes from the University of Finland published in 'Biomed Central'.
The research conducted with the aim of observing the impact of the sauna on cardiovascular health, in parallel with traditional risk factors such as smoking, physical inactivity and socio-economic status. The sauna has already shown benefits in the male population and now benefits to women. Ciro Indolfi, president of the Italian Society of Cardiology (sic) and professor of cardiology at the Magna Graecia University, explains what makes the difference in cardiovascular prevention of Catanzaro –
The habitué of the sauna in 15 years have developed only 181 cardiovascular events, then fatal results, corresponding to about 2.7 deaths per 1,000 individuals against 10.1 per thousand among those who did not or occasionally did In addition, so it affects the length of time you stay in the cabin: 4 times a week for at least 30 minutes is ideal. "The Finnish sauna is a form of passive heat therapy widely used in Finland for relaxation, but it is used in many other countries, including Italy.
It has a total of 10-20%, 80 to 100 degrees Celsius at head level, but it is much lower at the level of floor (around 30 degrees C), a condition that keeps sauna ventilation efficient, ensuring comfortable conditions. The duration depends on comfort and temperature, but usually varies from 10 to 45 minutes depending on the person.
The results of this study – indoligoid – confirm the cardiovascular benefits of the Finnish sauna are valid for both men and women, and these effects have a positive impact on circulatory and cardiovascular function cells that line the arteries, reducing their rigidity,