“Mood states of cancer patients were assessed pre- and post-41.8 degrees C whole-body hyperthermia using the Profile of Mood States questionnaire. … a significant improvement in depression was evident through 72 h following treatment.” Read More.
“Sauna bathing facilitates the removal of hyperkeratotic scales in psoriasis, and the use of petrolatum, emollient creams or topical antipsoriatic regimens has been found to be beneficial for many patients. Dermatophytes and other infective microorganisms are easily killed by the heat of the sauna.” Read More.
Heat acclimation responses of an ultra-endurance running group preparing for hot desert-based competition.
“Heat acclimation induces adaptations that improve exercise tolerance in hot conditions.” Read More.
“Both exercise and heat exposure, separately, are sufficient to increase significantly the plasma GH concentration, and their combined effect induced a highly synergistic rise in GH.” Read More.
“This study provides prospective evidence that sauna bathing is a protective factor against the risk of SCD, fatal CHD, fatal CVD, and all-cause mortality events in the general male population.” Read More.