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 

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