Scientists have confirmed the benefit of a sauna to prevent heart attack

According to researchers, regular sauna use also lowers the risk of stroke.

Scientists at the University of Eastern Finland have determined that daily use of the sauna lowers blood pressure by almost 50% and lowers the risk of cardiovascular disease, reports citing .

Thus this reduces the likelihood of early death from heart attacks and strokes and prolong life. Article researchers published in the American journal of Hypertension.

In the long-term study involved 1621 people with relatively high blood pressure.

Volunteers were divided into several groups: part visited the sauna once a week, the other two or three times, the rest of the subjects — four to seven times. The participants ‘ health was tracked for 22 years.In the study, hypertension occurred in 15.5 per cent. Those who went to the sauna twice a week, the risk of high blood pressure decreased by 24 percent. Those who visited bath more often, the likelihood of hypertension was 46% lower.