Cognitive decline seems to be an inevitable part of the aging process. Even if an individual is not struggling with a specific mind-related illness such as Alzheimer’s Disease, the brain will typically begin to decline in function. Any investigation into the potential to age gracefully, or to reverse some of the biological effects of aging,… Read more
Sauna Bathing For Your Healthspan
Living longer, healthier lives is a topic that interests most people. The conversation surrounding the reduction of controllable causes of mortality is something that is being explored and studied in science labs worldwide. It used to be that the most common expression to describe this field of study was ‘lifespan’ or ‘longevity’, but with greater… Read more
What Time Of Day Is Best To Use Your Sauna?
Sauna use is almost always helpful in improving overall health, but is there a specific time of day to sauna that will enhance your benefits? The answer to this question depends somewhat on an individual’s purpose in using a sauna, their unique schedule, and other factors. Recent data suggests that if you can sauna in… Read more
Is It Possible To Change Your Mitochondrial Metabolism With Sauna Use?
Sauna use presents a plethora of health benefits that can be seen and experienced by the user in very tangible ways, but what is happening below the surface to create these remarkably positive effects? While there are many biochemical responses to sauna use in general; an orchestra of changes begin with the mitochondria of each… Read more
Can Sauna Use Help You Quit Smoking?
It is no mystery that smoking is detrimental to one’s health. Yet many Americans find it difficult to quit the habit and free themselves from nicotine addiction. While there are a plethora of anti-smoking substances that can aid in smoking cessation, is it possible that incorporating regular sauna use into your smoking cessation plan may… Read more
Can You Practice Yoga In Your Sauna?
Yoga has become very popular over the past few decades and purports many health benefits. One of the main benefits of yoga is that it is a practice you can take anywhere with you – some prefer an outdoor practice, while others like to visit heated studios. For many, practicing yoga in a heated room… Read more
Can Regular Sauna Use Help Achieve and Maintain Sobriety?
Clinical approaches to treating addiction have evolved significantly over the past decade, and new approaches to reaching and sustaining sobriety have become multilayered. Sobriety is a complex conversation, and there is no one solution that will fit each individual. Furthermore, substance abuse can range from mild to severe, and therefore, treatments to help maintain sobriety… Read more
Can Sauna Use REALLY Make You Smarter?
Is it possible that sitting in a hot box for twenty minutes, three times a week can make you smarter? Sounds silly, but research shows that when proper protocol is followed, saunas may improve neurogenesis as well as other neurotrophic factors. Although these neurogenic improvements do not necessarily correlate to intelligence, it certainly bodes well… Read more
What Is Heat Stress?
Saunas are thought to be places of deep relaxation – so why is heat stress considered to be an integral part of an optimized sauna experience? Heat stress sounds like the antithesis of a relaxing time. What is the difference between unhealthy stress and beneficial stress? Let us pull the curtain back and find out… Read more