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) Introduction
  • (03:01)  Clinical research shows that sauna improves cardiovascular health
  • (09:19) Finnish sauna vs Waon infrared therapy
  • (12:35) The mechanisms of sauna use mimic exercise
  • (15:58) Heat shock proteins mediate the benefits of sauna use
  • (23:42) Sauna use reduces inflammation
  • (25:54) Sauna use is enjoyable and safe
  • (28:55) Crowd questions and answers 

If you’re interested in learning more, you can read the full show notes here.

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Direct download: little_rock_sauna.mp3
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