Sauna bathing may also improve exercise performance in athletes, skin moisture barrier properties, and quality of life and is not associated with serious adverse events.
The focus is on the ceremony, and the sweating is only secondary.
In Canada, saunas have increasingly become a fixture of culture, which shares many similarities with its Finnish counterpart mökki.
Finnish sauna is traditionally the same as Russian despite the popular misconception that the Finnish sauna is very dry.
The sauna featured a fireplace where stones were heated to a high temperature.
Fire-heated saunas are common in cottages, where the extra work of maintaining the fire is not a problem.
He was always treated with respect, otherwise, he might cause much trouble for people.
Another 28 studies were excluded due to the intervention being only a single session of sauna and not repeated sauna therapy, which is the stated focus of this review.