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Health Benefits of Dry Sauna

Dry SaunaSaunas have been part of life through many generations and many cultures.
From the ancient Estonians who believed saunas were inhibited by spirits, through Finnish saunas from the 5th and 8th century to the Navajo sweat lodges, people have been using sauna as a place to cleanse themselves – body and soul.

The Turkish culture has the Hammam, the Russians have the Banya, the Jews have the Shvitzbath, the Africans have their Sifutu and the Japanese the Mushi-Buro. Each culture with its traditions but all involving great heat and sweat. The Finnish pride themselves by saying that in a country of 6 million people, there are 2 million saunas.

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Far Infrared Sauna: What It Is & Health Benefits

Far Infrared SaunaFar infrared saunas warm you up just like the sun does. The sun’s rays range from infrared to ultraviolet. We can only see a small spectrum of light and far infrared is beyond the red spectrum human eyes can detect. Like the sun, a sauna that uses this type of heat warms your body from within. Imagine going out on a sunny day and feeling the sun on your skin. Now imagine walking through the shadow of a building or tree and then going back out in the sunshine. The warmth you feel is far infrared heat. Far infrared heat is gentle and safe for your skin and body since it does not contain any of the UV rays of sunlight.

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Types of Saunas

Russian BanyaLet’s take a look on types of sauna, as they offer different benefits and you may fall in love with some of them, and still do not like other kinds. Temperature and humidity are the main differences between saunas, but also some other factors which are mentioned in each sauna type. Please enjoy the article about the types of saunas, we hope it will help you with your decision.

Dry Sauna: Called Finnish or Swedish Sauna

The temperature in this type of sauna may be between 65-120 Celsius, and the humidity is between 5-20%, while in apartments it’s between 30-55%.

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How to Use Sauna

Woman in SaunaIt will help you clean your body from toxins, improve blood flow and tissue nutrition and unblock your sebaceous glands – and more benefits of going to sauna. You will feel better and your skin will look better, enjoy smoother, better looking complexion. There are many benefits of sauna, read about some and directions for using sauna.

High temperature will also help you to lose some extra weight and for sure you will feel better right after – sauna stimulates hormones secretion, for example – endorphins, known as hormones of happiness.

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