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Is going to sauna everyday good or bad?

Ok: It's okay as long as you go just for a short period of ime 10-15 minutes at the most, and you get out of it if you start having any physical symptoms like dizziness, fatigue etc. You should also drink enough water, to avoid dehydration. ...Read more

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Can I go to the sauna if I have a small mioma?

Can I go to the sauna if I have a small mioma?

Yes: You should be able to still use the sauna. However, you would want to not use the sauna if you are pregnant. Happy sweating! ...Read more

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Could it be bad for me to workout and go in the sauna when I'm slightly sick?

Could it be bad for me to workout and go in the sauna when I'm slightly sick?

Depends: If you have significant fatigue, fever/chills, a chest cough, shortness of breath, diarrhea or vomiting, then you should rest from exercise and avoid the sauna. If you do not have any of these symptoms, and your symptoms are quite mild, then a light workout is probably permissible. ...Read more

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I've had bronchitis for four days is going to a sauna a good idea?

I've had bronchitis for four days is going to a sauna a good idea?

Bronchitis: Yes, hot sauna can help. You may need medical treatment if you do not rapidly improve. Call your family doctor. ...Read more

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Why is it that after using juvederm/voluma, I am not allowed to go in a sauna?

Why is it that after using juvederm/voluma, I am not allowed to go in a sauna?

Prevent swelling: After any surgical procedure or filler it is best to keep the heart rate normal and not lie in the sun, use a sauna, whirlpool or exercise. Any of these activities will increase the blood pressure and lead to increased swelling. Swelling will prolong the time for the procedure to look realy great. ...Read more

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Sauna ok for a 7 month old?

Sauna ok for a 7 month old?

No; is very unsafe: I would absolutely recommend against any infant or child being in a sauna or steam bath. Infants cannot cool their body as you can, and can quickly become overheated and dehydrated. This could have serious and even permanent consequences. And most certainly an infant would find it extremely uncomfortable even for a short time--not at all the relaxing experience you might seek in a sauna. ...Read more

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Does sauna helps you lose weight? ?

Does sauna helps you lose weight? ?

Slightly but...: Just like exercise can help one to burn calories, there is evidence that people may burn 300-500 calories during a half hour in a sauna, similar to the amount of weight one might burn while walking or jogging. Also, saunas help our bodies to eliminate toxins & reducing our burden of toxins might help us to lose weight. But you are most likely to have success if combined with diet & exercise. ...Read more

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Can I ues sauna 3 weeks after surgery?

Can I ues sauna 3 weeks after surgery?

Depends what surgery: You need to ask the surgeon or someone at the office because it depends on so many things we can't know. ...Read more

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Can I use sauna belt for lose weight and fats.?

Can I use sauna belt for lose weight and fats.?

You can: You can but I am not sure how well it is going to work, there is no short cut for weight loss. And depend how much weight you are trying to lose. ...Read more

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What are the disadvantages of a slim sauna belt?

What are the disadvantages of a slim sauna belt?

Slim sauna belt: Not sure what you mean by a slim sauna belt. If you mean one that goes around your hips and shakes you to get rid of fat the problem is it does not work. ...Read more

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Does using a steam room or sauna have any health benefits

Does using a steam room or sauna have any health benefits

Sauna: Sauna use may reduce the incidence of the common cold, and temporarily relieve the symptoms. It increases performance in endurance sport, increases plasma volume and red cell volume in athletes, decreased systolic blood pressure, significantly improved exercise tolerance, increased peak respiratory oxygen uptake, and enhanced anaerobic threshold in chronic conditions. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use the sauna for 30 minutes and then nurse a baby?

Is it safe to use the sauna for 30 minutes and then nurse a baby?

YES: Souna bath is relaxing. Nursing the baby with a relax mood is gratifying to both mom and baby. ...Read more

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Dose the sauna help you loss weight a long with diet and exercise?

Dose the sauna help you loss weight a long with diet and exercise?

Weight Loss: Diet control and exercise is best for weight loss. Results from 2009 study showed that sun lighten saunas are beneficial for loosing weight and waist circumference. Refer to the following article: dr. Richard beever bsc, md, ccfp. Do far-infrared saunas have cardiovascular benefits in people with type 2 diabetes? Canadian journal of diabetes 2010; 34 (2) :113 - 118. ...Read more

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Is it okay to sit in the sauna if the plan b pill was taken a week ago?

Is it okay to sit in the sauna if the plan b pill was taken a week ago?

No: I wouldn't recommend raising your body temperature until you know you are not pregnant. Elevated body temperature in early pregnancy has been associated with certain types of birth-defects. ...Read more

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Can you sweat toxins in fat cells out such as cardio but by sitting in the sauna?

Can you sweat toxins in fat cells out such as cardio but by sitting in the sauna?

Sweat toxins: There is littl expeimental data about this. Some years ago I bought an infrared sauna to put in my research center. My plan was to collect sweat from people and have it analyzed for mercury and other heavy metals. I have not gotten around to it yet. If you add up the weight of all the sweat glands in the body they equal the weight of 1 kidney. So I suspect that it is possible to aid detoxification. ...Read more

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I am 230lbs from having my baby, I want to only weigh 150lbs. How much would a sauna help?

I am 230lbs from having my baby, I want to only weigh 150lbs. How much would a sauna help?

It wouldn't: Saunas can temporarily cause weight loss from a loss of water weight. It will then come back when you rehydrate. You need to change your lifestyle, as hard as that is, to include a healthy diet and daily exercise. You should not fad diet, it has to be a life-long change to really work. If you are up to the challenge it can work. Saunas are not part of the solution. ...Read more

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Is it safe to go the the hot pools or use a sauna with hypertension?

Is it safe to go the the hot pools or use a sauna with hypertension?

There is the: Possibility that you could have an accentuated response with increased vasodilation and dangerous drop in blood pressure if you are on certain medications. Similarly there is a chance you could have a rebound after you cool down and your blood pressure could increase to dangerous levels. You need to discuss this with your health care provider who knows your full history and medications. ...Read more

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If you have bad eczema, is it smart to go the sauna? Does it help or does it make it worse.

If you have bad eczema, is it smart to go the sauna? Does it help or does it make it worse.

Could make it worse: I would not go in a sauna since all that water could just try out your skin and make the skin much worse. ...Read more

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