Saunas Lower Blood Pressure
Reduces Risk of Hypertension
University of Eastern Finland research on 1,621 men found that four to seven saunas per week can cut high blood pressure risk in half. Their conclusion states, “Regular sauna bathing is associated with reduced risk of hypertension, which may be a mechanism underlying the decreased cardiovascular risk associated with sauna use.”
Edit ModuleShow Tags
This article appears in the March 2018 issue of Natural Awakenings.
More from Natural Awakenings
There’s a new acre-and-a-half farm on the north side of Indy, established by Eskenazi Health and Indy Urban Acres, to provide fresh, healthy options for area food pantries, and address food insecurity.
This month we focus on wholesome nutrition, highlighting farmers rooted in health plus antiinflammatory diets filled with good-for-you foods. Most Natural Awakening readers are concerned with where our food comes from, how it’s grown and feeling it’s a healthy addition to our diet.
All over the country people are picking up their rakes and shovels and becoming part of the movement to bring nutrient-dense local produce back into their communities.
The Hamilton County Master Gardener Association (HCMGA), the first of its kind in the state, has offered more than just gardening education since it was formed in 1985. The HCMGA promotes the art, science and pleasure of gardening in the community.
The Yoga Trapeze has arrived in Metro Indy. Known to yogis worldwide as the ultimate inversion tool, 12 trapezes were introduced in mid-June at Peace Through Yoga’s Franklin studio.