Thursday, June 17, 2010

Health Benefits of Portable Home Sauna

Portable saunas offer all the benefits of traditional, full-sized saunas. Portable saunas offer the following types of medical and personal benefits:
• Stress relief. Infrared or steam portable saunas can be helpful in reducing stress, by relaxing the muscles and providing a calm environment
• Detoxification. The heat in saunas, causes you to sweat, which helps rid the body of impurities such as heavy metal and environmental toxins
• Skin rejuvenation. The sweat resulting from sauna usage opens and cleanses pores, making skin softer, younger, and glowing.
•Detailed clarification of the skin which akes skin more beautiful, smoother, refresh and silkier.

•Helps lose weight by burning fats from the outside.
•Helps remove toxins from the body (aluminum, cadmium, lead and mercury).
•Reduce body aches, nerves ache, etc.
•Helps increase cardiovascular system.
•Get rid of pressure and relax the muscles.
•Helps blood circulation.
•Increase body immune system.
•Reduce swollen prostate in man.
•Very suitable for those who are paerticular about their body weight and general health.
•Compare the benefits of sauna bath and exercise activities below:
1.Sauna for 15 mins burns 400-600 calories.
2.Doing aerobics for 30 minutes burns 400 calories.
3.Riding bicycle for 30 minutes burns 250 – 500 calories.
4.Jogging for 30 minutes burns 300 calories.
5.Swimming for 30 minutes burns 400 calories.

Another Articles That Support The Advantages of Sauna Bath:

The History of Sauna Bath
The history goes way back a few thousand years ago. During Roman empire, sauna bath have long been practised by the Romans and it was known as "Sudatorium". In Turkey, the Persian call it "Hamam", in Russia it is known as "Banja". In other words, sauna bath have been the way of life for people in the previous century to maintain their health and well-being. It has been used traditionally before modern medicine was introduced.

Traditional Malay Sauna Bath
In the old times, (and in some area still practice it today), the sauna bath is done by boiling herbs in the pot.The sauna user will be put near the pot and covered their body with clothing until the water in the pot dries up with no heat. User will be full in sweats and to those who have fever, the fever will definitely gone after using the sauna. These herbs have been proven to be very effective in restoring our health and beauty and cure/heal all kind of diseases. Now the boiling-the-herbs-in-water process has been modernize so that users will enjoy the sauna bath in a more soothing and calm situation.

The advantage of Hot Sauna bath are:
Warm heat effects the body by :
The warm radiation from the heat gives positive effect to the cardiovascular system. While in sauna (for around 20 minutes), your breathing and pulse reading will increase from 75 bpm to 100-150 bpm. This will increase the blood circulation (not the blood pressure) resulting from the heat opening up the delicate blood vessel to help the rising blood circulation to the entire body. This process will enable the body to divide more nutrients to the entire body, especially to the skin and replace dead cells. So, the dramatic positive difference that you can see is you will have a more beautiful, lustrous, glowy and younger looking skin for a few hours after the sauna.
The warmth will heat the entire body, 'melting' the blood, open up the nerves and causing the blood to flow easily. The heat effect will also soothes muscles that will get rid of all the numbness, and all discomfortness from the body.
The heat will also open up pores, removes dirt and toxins in the skin, making the skin healthier, the hair stronger and fresher, and can eliminate dandruff.
The heat will also goes into the breathing system and straight into the blood circulation system / organs 11functional areas and give good effects to the body. From medical aspect, they are good for sinus treatment, bronchitis, allergies, and asthma.


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