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Firefighters turn to saunas in hopes of reducing cancer risk

<b>DEWITT, Ia. (KWQC) -</b> Firefighters put their lives on the line every day, but research shows their health could also be in jeopardy. According to the …

Cancer

Secret to Firefighter Health Could Be a Trip to the Sauna

DEWITT, Iowa -- Occupational hazards put firefighters at a higher risk for cancer and other diseases, but a trip to the sauna could change that.OSHA …

Fire Fighting

Getting hot and steamy

For years, people have turned to saunas for relaxation, and in some cases detoxification. There's something quite de-stressing, sitting in the sauna …

Wellness

Physical Benefits of Using a Sauna

Physical Benefits of Using a Sauna Sauna use may lower the risk of dementia and may improve vascular function and your ability to improve focus and …

The art of recovery

Photo: Stocksy<p>From infrared saunas to stretching classes, it’s clear that recovery is having a moment. And for good reason, according to the national …

Exercise

A sauna spell can increase your muscle mass, science shows

A post-workout sauna session could aid your muscle building goals, studies have shown<p>It was previously thought that a sauna session was a luxury that …

Exercise

What supermodel Elle Macpherson eats for great legs

The secrets behind Elle Macpherson's amazing legs: Supermodel, 54, reveals the common foods she cut out of her diet because they made her limbs look …

Alkaline Diet

4 Holistic Practices That Dissolve My Anxiety (Even When Nothing Else Works)

I was diagnosed with social anxiety in third grade. Our family doctor wrote a prescription for a therapy pet and offered medication, and then a …

Mindfulness

Tyler fitness studio uses infrared heat to reduce workout times, help clients feel the burn

A new Tyler fitness studio is aiming to combine the health benefits of working out and going to the sauna.<p>Inside Hotworx—Tyler, 8926 S. Broadway …

Exercise

Health Beat: Time in a sauna linked to lower stroke risk

Older adults who like to bask in the heat of a sauna may be less likely to suffer a stroke, a new study suggests. (Ulysses Muñoz / Baltimore Sun …

Research

BBC World Service - Health Check, A Sauna a Day to Keep the Doctor Away?

For Finnish people there is nothing more relaxing than sitting inside a hot sauna. And now a new study suggests that taking frequent saunas could reduce the risk of having a stroke. The researchers believe that the intense heat helps to reduce blood pressure, cutting the risk of stroke.<p>Since the …

Saunas can reduce stroke risk — more evidence that there could be a 3rd pillar of physical fitness beyond diet and exercise

In the modern world we spend a lot of time in climate-controlled spaces with air-conditioning or heat. The temperature around us rarely dips below 68 or creeps above 72 Fahrenheit.<p>And there's more and more evidence that this may not always be good for us.<p>In a study recently published in the journal …

Wellness

The Heat is On! 2 Surprising Reasons You Should be Taking a Sauna

Evangelical Christianity

Here's Another Reason Saunas Are So Good For You

For many gymgoers, a post-exercise sauna session is the reward for a workout well done. And a new study provides even more evidence that saunas are …

Wellness

Saunas May Reduce Stroke Risk

Taking saunas may reduce the risk for stroke.<p>Researchers studied 1,628 men and women aged 53 to 74, free of stroke at the start. They had data on body mass index, alcohol consumption, smoking, blood pressure, blood lipid levels, and other health and behavioral characteristics that affect …

Wellness

Could Time in a Sauna Lower Your Stroke Risk?

Medical Research

$8,000 sauna with a bike paid for in donations keeping Bedford firefighters cancer free

During a fire, wood, plastic, furniture and electronics burn, sending highly carcinogenic chemicals into the air. Much of it goes right through …

Vietnam War

What's the Deal with Infrared Sauna Treatments?

The new trend is said to improve your skin and mood, and maybe even help you lose weight—all while you sit there doing nothing. Here's what you need …

Wellness

Beyond detox: why are saunas good for your health?

Hypnosis, acupuncture, cryotherapy, there are so many wellness splurges from which you can choose if you want to maintain and improve your health. …

Wellness

How saunas changed the (workout) game

Colorado State University students are likely to be familiar with the on-campus recreation center, which hosts a rock wall, a gym and a pool. But …

Wellness

8 Ways to Copy Meghan Markle’s Wellness Routine

<b>Do Yoga for Your Body and Mind</b><br>Practicing yoga has been a part of Markle’s life since she was a child, thanks to her yoga teacher mom, Doria Ragland. …

7 Tricked-Out Home Renovations You Can Really Afford

How to actually afford the indoor pool, sauna and movie theater of your dreams.<p>Dream homes are called dream homes for a reason. It might be tempting …

Far Infrared Saunas: Explaining the Latest Trend in Athlete Recovery

How athletes rebound from constant wear and tear on their bodies has become nearly as important as how they train. Warm baths and cold tubs are old …

Academic Research

Why Resting and Recovering Might Be More Important Than Working Out

<b>By Dan Teano</b> <br>Lifestyle Editor<p>A solid workout plan is meaningless if it doesn’t have a strategy for recovery woven into it. A friend and trainer at my …

Keenan: The high blood pressure battle isn't all bad

High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is a very serious condition that can raise your risk of stroke, heart attack and kidney failure. …

Soothing Saunas: The Hottest Way To Wellness

I have been using saunas for as long as I can remember – whether it is at the gym, in a spa, in a hotel while traveling or even during a hot yoga …

Wellness

What are the health risks of going to sauna?

<b>Dear Doctor,</b><p>Are there any health risks of visiting the sauna?<p><b>Musoni</b><p><b>Dear Musoni,</b><p>Using steam for relaxation and or treatment has a long history of more …

Phoenix fire station 5 buys sauna for health benefits

PHOENIX - Fire station 5 in Phoenix may look like every other firehouse, but it is unique.<p>There is a tool being utilized that can potentially save …

Quick Natural Remedies For Joint Pain, Knee Pain and Inflammation

Normally when pain in the joint is felt, most of people dealt with it by the intake of a certain amount of pills and in some situations the …

Here's What Happened When I Tried An Infrared Sauna To Reduce My Chronic Health Symptoms

In the midst of illness while working a full-time job in finance, starting my wellness company, and teaching yoga around New York City, I tried every …