Sauna Science & Studies

Find out more about the science behind sauna use.

BLOOD PRESSURE AND HEART RATE

A study comparing the positive effects of sauna use and exercise on heart rate and blood pressure. 

MODULATING IMMUNITY

Repetitive mild hyperthermia was shown to decrease levels of sympathetic activation and modulate immunity

IMPROVING FLEXIBILITY AND JOINT HEALTH

Greater improvements in flexibility seen after stretching sessions in a sauna than a normal training environment.

NEUROMUSCULAR RECOVERY
 

Comparing the effects of infrared and traditional sauna on recovery from strength and endurance training

TREATING SYMPTOMS OF DEPRESSION

A single sauna session that increased body temperature led to reduced symptoms of depression for 6 weeks

THERMAL REGULATION OF IMMUNITY

Hyperthermia stimulates the innate and adaptive immune systems