#048 Sauna Use as an Exercise Mimetic for Heart and Healthspan

09.16.2019 - By FoundMyFitness

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This podcast is the audio from a presentation Dr. Rhonda Patrick gave on how the sauna may be an exercise mimetic for heat health and healthspan. Sauna use has emerged as a means to increase lifespan and improve overall health, based on compelling data from observational, interventional, and mechanistic studies. Listen in to find out more. In this episode, you'll discover: 00:00:00 - Introduction 00:03:01 -  Clinical research shows that sauna improves cardiovascular health 00:09:19 - Finnish sauna vs Waon infrared therapy 00:12:35 - The mechanisms of sauna use mimic exercise 00:15:58 - Heat shock proteins mediate the benefits of sauna use 00:23:42 - Sauna use reduces inflammation 00:25:54 - Sauna use is enjoyable and safe 00:28:55 - Crowd questions and answers  If you’re interested in learning more, you can read the full show notes here: https://www.foundmyfitness.com/episodes/sauna-heart-presentation Join over 300,000 people and get the latest distilled information straight to your inbox weekly: https://www.foundmyfitness.com/newsletter Become a FoundMyFitness premium member to get access to exclusive episodes, emails, live Q+A’s with Rhonda and more: https://www.foundmyfitness.com/crowdsponsor

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