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length max 20 minutes
temperature 90 ˚C/105 °C
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Finnish sauna

Sauna is a Finnish word and translated it means the room for heating during sauna use and the first written records of this are from the 11th century. The Finns are among the healthiest nations of the world. In this Nordic country, where there is less sunshine and winter comes early, it is important for keeping your body in good shape. The sauna tradition found its place in modern society and due to its therapeutic effect and it is part of Finnish homes and apartments. The wood panelling, silence and radiating heat act favourably on the human psyche. The sauna will relax tired muscles and the body will release endorphins and also provide relaxation for a stressed brain. The Finnish sauna aids overall blood circulation, and provides needed relaxation. A refreshing jump into cold water or an ice shower brings pleasant feelings of happiness just like the sauna.

Effect: relaxation, regeneration, strengthening immunity, overall physical and mental relief

Indications: Heating the body above normal temperature improves blood circulation and mobility of muscles, widening of the sweat glands and washing out of impurities from the body and skin. Sauna use also aids the prevention of colds and is associated with acquiring resistance and mental relaxation. It is suitable for chronic inflammatory diseases of the respiratory system, genito-urinary organs, the cardiovascular system, chronic inflammatory diseases of the musculoskeletal system, functional disorders of blood flow. It is suitable for the treatment of upper respiratory infection, musculoskeletal disorders, insomnia, allergic conditions.

Contraindications: all acute medical conditions, increased activity of the thyroid gland, bleeding diseases, conditions following phlebitis, epilepsy, infectious diseases, hypertension, uncompensated diabetes mellitus, malignant tumours, epilepsy, non-healing skin defects of any origin, all acute attacks of chronic disease, decompensation of chronic diseases, infectious, transmissible, parasitic diseases, active tuberculosis, bleeding conditions, psychiatric disorders, fever, febrile conditions, general atherosclerosis with organ damage, diseases of endocrine glands, glucocorticoid therapy (hyperthyreosis), cancers (malignant tumours) , conditions after a heart attack and stroke (after medical examination without complications for three months), all diseases of the heart and blood vessels after consultation with medical specialists, pregnancy, relative contraindication age over 70 years.

Recommendation: Due to the high temperature in the sauna it is necessary to pay attention to health restrictions, especially for people with cardiovascular disease. The maximum recommended time for a healthy person in the sauna is 20 minutes. Repeating the procedure and the length of the procedure should be considered based on feelings in the sauna.

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