Friday, June 13, 2008

What are the True Benefits of a Sauna?

If you're serious about relaxation, then consider the many benefits and advantages of a Sauna. No chemicals to mix, no pumps to break, just a few simple heating elements and a stainless steel body in a fragrant, cedar-lined room. Relaxation and rejuvenation can be obtained during Sauna Sessions as brief as twenty minutes. As your pores open and sweat flows freely, so does the tension and stress of the day. There simply is no sensation quite like the Sauna Sensation. Lactic acid dissipates with the heat and muscles sore from strenuous exercise relax. Because so few modern-day people perform hard, physical labor for a living, most of us simply do not perspire enough. In addition, we clog our pores with the use of cosmetics, antiperspirants, smog, and other modern "conveniences." In a sauna, you expose yourself to a high enough temperature for a long enough time to cause perspiration. This perspiration cleanses the skin of impurities. The heat from the sauna also relaxes the muscles, relieving muscular aches and pains. It is a refreshing, revitalizing experience that helps both body and mind. Stress melts away, and the sauna helps many people sleep more soundly. Simply pouring some essence of Eucalyptus (a natural substance) in a ladle of water onto the Sauna rocks yields a fragrant and medicinal burst of steam. Steam is an excellent treatment for respiratory problems, such as; chest congestion, bronchitis, laryngitis and sinusitis. When taking a sauna, skin temperature rises to 40°C (104°F) and internal body temperature rises to about 38°C (100.4°F). Exposure to the high heat creates an artificial fever state. Fever is part of the body's natural healing process. Fever stimulates the immune system resulting in increased production of disease fighting white blood cells, antibodies and interferon (an anti viral protein with cancer fighting capability). Would you like to take sauna to another level than just sweat at the gym? Would you like to almost reach a high level of peace and serenity? For additional information contact - Sylita Thomas and visit the website and get a free chapter of "The Sauna and Steam Bath Guide Revealed".

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