– Aid adaptation
– Reduce stress hormones,
– Lower blood pressure
– Improve cardiovascular conditions
– Relieve symptoms of a cold
– May help improve endurance in sport
– Perspiration is a sign of autonomic responses trying to cool the body
Also, Did you know?
Apparently, there are more saunas in Finland than there are cars. Weird? Yeap, but kinda cool, too.
Fire was seen as a gift from heaven in Finland, and the hearth and the sauna oven were its altars.
I don’t know if steam rooms have the same purpose, I’ll have to do a little research about that. I found all of these facts al over the internet, please correct me if I’m wrong.