In the silence of the sauna, wrapped in warm light and fragrant steam, a world of sensuality unfolds. Here, far from the noise of everyday life, we can lose ourselves and find ourselves again, carried by the rhythms of our own heartbeat and the melodies of our hormones. Enter this temple of emotions and let yourself be enchanted by the magic of the moment.
In our daily lives, we are constantly looking for ways to improve our health and reduce stress. Sauna bathing has proven itself worldwide as a relaxing and healing method. But what happens when we enjoy the warmth of the sauna, only to expose ourselves to the cold water again afterwards? These changing stimuli during sauna bathing are essential for our health and well-being.
When visiting the sauna, many of us enjoy the pleasant feeling of the “endorphin rush” that flows through us after the sauna session. But what is actually behind this phenomenon? In this article, we will take a closer look at the scientific explanations for why we feel so happy and relaxed after a sauna session. In doing so, we rely on sound research and high-quality sources.
Perhaps you know it yourself – after an extensive visit to the sauna you feel relaxed and refreshed, but also incredibly tired. This phenomenon is often referred to as “sauna sleepiness” and raises the question of why we feel so tired after a sauna session. In this article, we will take a closer look at what lies behind this phenomenon and what scientific explanations there are for it.
It is well known that regular visits to a sauna have health-promoting effects on the entire body. Even just one visit to the sauna noticeably and measurably improves a person’s overall physical condition and strengthens the immune system. But does the sauna also have a positive effect on the psyche? We investigated the question.
For centuries, numerous cultures have used heat for their bathing rituals. Finland is known for its sauna culture, where temperatures are often between 70 and 100 degrees Celsius. When people go to the sauna, one of the most typical reactions is that they just feel better. As it turns out, there are some measurable scientific reasons for this phenomenon.