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Repeated dry sauna therapy improves quality of life in obese Korean people

Body Composition Assessment
Choi et al.
Used Parameters : BMI

Publication Year : 2020

Country : Korea

Journal : Korean Journal of Family Medicine

Background Dry sauna treatments improve the quality of life for chronic pain, congestive heart failure, and type 2 diabetes patients. This study aimed to determine whether dry sauna therapy improved the quality of life of obese people. Methods A total of 38 consecutive participants aged over 20 years with a body mass index of≥ 25 kg/m 2 were recruited for the study. The participants were treated with a 90 C dry sauna for 15 minutes, twice daily for 4 consecutive days. To assess the quality of life, all participants completed the 5 level EQ-5D …
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