Finnish sauna is recommended to all healthy people, while the elderly, children should be less in a double room. Sauna maintains vitality, helps to restore impaired functions, trains thermoregulatory mechanisms, improves psycho-emotional state.
Under its action increases the activity of the protective reactions of the body, non-specific immunity to disease.
The procedure consists of constantly alternating effects of hot air (from 60 to 110 0 C) for 5 to 10 minutes, followed by short-term (3 to 12 minutes) cooling and rest (10 to 20 minutes).
The optimum temperature of the air in the sauna should be 70-90 ° C, humidity 5-10%. The total duration of stay in the steam bath for the procedure should not exceed 20 - 25 minutes.
It is recommended to visit the sauna no more than 1-2 times a week.
Indications for use
Visiting the sauna is recommended for hygienic, tempering, prophylactic and therapeutic purposes.
Various fevers, blood disorders, diseases of the cardiovascular system, nephritis, marked atherosclerosis, an acute stage of exacerbation of all diseases and various neoplasms, as well as epilepsy, venereal diseases in the infectious stage and varicose veins.