What Is the Purpose of a Sauna?

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The purpose of Sauna's is to increase your body temperature and make you sweat. This in turn causes your blood vessels to expand, thus reducing the pain associated with arthritis. Regular sauna use is also linked to improved immune system function, as well as increased testosterone levels in men. It also gives feelings of deep relaxation, help relieve stress through the increased production of the feel good hormone, endorphin.
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The main purpose of a sauna is to eliminate wastes from the body. Steam is normally used from a drier source in a closed room and the heat is used to perform a special kind of hydrotherapy. Sometimes scented oils or fumes may be added to the steam to make it more aromatic and to give a relaxing sensation.
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