9 Surprising Health Benefits of Saunas

Saunas are no longer just a spa indulgence, but an investment in your health

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Unwind, release tension, and improve your overall health and wellbeing by simply relaxing in a sauna. Today, saunas have become more accessible; you can find them in hotels, gyms and spas throughout the country.

When many people hear the word “sauna,” they usually think of Finland. The Finnish are said to have spread this tradition throughout the globe.

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Enjoying time in a sauna is mostly seen as an indulgence or a luxury. Saunas are typically used for relaxation, relieving stress, and losing weight. However, there are many more health benefits – both mental and physical – to take advantage of from regular sauna usage. Saunas are no longer just a spa indulgence, but an investment in your health.

Expert health and fitness writer Nina Wells, from Steam Shower Store, shares with us the health benefits of saunas.

 

9 Surprising Health Benefits of Saunas

 

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