I don’t know about you, but I love to sweat. I just feel better afterwards. Sweating is a great way to detox pollutants and chemicals out of your body.
You can work up a good sweat in two ways: exercise or with a sauna. Both are critically important for people with high blood pressure.
Scandanavian countries are the home to the sauna. Studies find that regular sauna users live much longer than those who don’t sauna.
Now get this recent 2017 study. Regular sauna users (4-7x per week) had a 46% lower risk of high blood pressure! This was compared to people who use a sauna less than once per week. You can read the original article here.
The benefits of sauna to lower blood pressure are many but likely include detoxification, nitric oxide production and overall boosting parasympathetic tone.
Fortunately, there are easy ways to home sauna. But you have to find the best saunas that provide all the benefits but none of the risks. One risk comes from off-gassing materials that intoxicate you rather than detox you. Another risk is from electromagnetic fields (EMF) generated by the power source in the sauna. EMF is a major source of health issues and high blood pressure.
I have done the research and think that Sauna Space is the best product available.
- Is very compact and can be stored easily
- Does not off-gas chemicals
- Does not produce significant EMF
- Is a healthy sauna experience!
Click here to find out more about Sauna Space. They have two models: The Luminati is for the budget conscious and the Faraday is their ultimate sauna. Both are fantastic options and both are a significant investment. Personally though, I think YOU are worth the investment.
For your blood pressure and overall health, sauna at least 4x per week for 30 minute sessions. I prefer to sauna in the late afternoon. I drink plenty of filtered water from our Pristine Hydro system and always replace my minerals with our daily multivitamin.