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LIVE LONGER... USE SAUNAS?

LIVE LONGER... USE SAUNAS?

When you think of saunas, you probably think of therapeutic relaxation and warmth. 
 
However, there is more to the story...
 
Dr. Lari A. Laukkanen of Finland, is responsible for a 20 year study associating living a longer life to sauna use. In conclusion, evidence showed risk of sudden cardiac death, fatal coronary heart disease, fatal cardiovascular disease, and all-cause mortality, decreased dramatically the more times per week saunas were used. 
 
Highlights of the study
Over 2,300 middle-aged men over a 20 year period divided into 3 groups
 
Group 1— 1 sauna session per week
Result= 49% death rate
Group 2— 2-3 sauna sessions per week
Result= 38% death rate
Group 3— 4- 7 sauna sessions per week
Result= 31% death rate
 
A few specifics...
components like frequency, and duration of sauna use stayed consistent across the study.
 
Each sauna session averaged 14.2 minutes long.
 
But...
 
When you think of saunas, you probably think of therapeutic relaxation and warmth. 
 
However, there is more to the story...
 
Dr. Lari A. Laukkanen of Finland, is responsible for a 20 year study associating living a longer life to sauna use. In conclusion, evidence showed risk of sudden cardiac death, fatal coronary heart disease, fatal cardiovascular disease, and all-cause mortality, decreased dramatically the more times per week saunas were used. 
 
Highlights of the study
Over 2,300 middle-aged men over a 20 year period divided into 3 groups
 
Group 1— 1 sauna session per week
Result= 49% death rate
Group 2— 2-3 sauna sessions per week
Result= 38% death rate
Group 3— 4- 7 sauna sessions per week
Result= 31% death rate
 
A few specifics...
components like frequency, and duration of sauna use stayed consistent across the study.
 
Each sauna session averaged 14.2 minutes long.
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