Saunas May Be Good for Blood Pressure
Nicholas Bakalar, The New York Times
A Finnish study suggests that regular sauna visits can reduce the risk for high blood pressure.
Compared to those who reported one sauna session a week or less, those who took two to three sessions were 24 percent less likely to have hypertension, and four to seven visits a week reduced the risk by 46 percent. The study controlled for body mass index, alcohol consumption, resting heart rate, smoking, family history of hypertension and other variables.