Risk of infection

Can I go to a public sauna with cold sores?

With herpes in the sauna?

Many people wonder if going to the sauna with herpes blisters is safe. Here are some important points that you should consider.

Can you go to the sauna with nail fungus?

Nail fungus infection in the sauna

Nail fungi love a warm, moist environment and can therefore spread and multiply well in the sauna area. Nail fungus is caused by various pathogens, most commonly responsible for nail fungus are the dermatophytes Trichophyton rubrum as well as Trichophyton mentagrophytes. However, yeast fungi such as Candida albicans can also cause unsightly nail fungus.

What effects does the sauna have on our body?

How the sauna affects the organism

One of the most important health benefits of sauna is the strengthening of the body’s defenses. By reducing the risk of infection, the sauna effect makes the immune system far less susceptible to illnesses such as colds and similar respiratory diseases. And the beauty of it is, the more often, and consistently you enjoy the benefits of the sauna, the stronger the hardening effect becomes.