• Saturday, August 13, 2022

HEALTH

Visit a sauna and reduce stroke risk

By: Keerthi Mohan

Visiting a sauna regularly can reduce the risk for stroke. According to a 2018 study, taking a sauna bath for 30 minutes can reduce blood pressure and it is similar to a medium-intensity exercise. The findings of the study, published in the journal Neurology, maybe the first of its kind to find a relationship between saunas and strokes. According to the study, those who spent four to seven days a week in the sauna had a 61 per cent lower chance of having a stroke than those who went just once a week. A benefit was noticed even in those…

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