Many health specialists and doctors recommend take a sauna when it comes to purifying our body naturally and eliminating toxins, which also allows us to enjoy most of the benefits of the sauna .
Of course, it is advisable to always keep in mind that there are certain contraindications, so that the sauna is not suitable for pregnant women and people with cardiovascular problems and hypertension .
But whether it is your first time or if your body is already used to taking saunas, it is essential to take into account how to take a sauna without putting our health at risk.
Tips to consider
Before entering the sauna
It is advisable to shower with warm water and dry well. In this way we will help our body to get better at the temperature inside the sauna (between 80 to 100 degrees) and that the temperature shock is not strong or dangerous.
Inside the sauna
If this is the first time you are going to enter the sauna or you have been practicing it for a short time, try to stay only 10 minutes. In case you are more accustomed, it is advisable not to stay more than 15 minutes.
It is better to sit in the middle bank or in the upper bank. In this way you will not overload your heart. Of course, to keep your body at the same temperature, you should lie down or sit with your feet on the seat.
The moment you are going to get up, do it little by little; this way you will avoid possible dizziness.
Outside the sauna
The moment you leave, remember that it is essential to avoid possible dizziness by lifting yourself little by little.
Then, first avoid a sudden change in temperature, for minutes after showering with cold water, always from the extremities to the center of the body.
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