Our expert says:
Hi Allycat, thank you for the question and sorry for the delay with your answer. I hope you have had a great Christmas and New Year, and I wish everyone all the best for 2008.
Steam baths have the following benefits:
Relieving muscle tensions and stiff joints
Boosting the immune system
Increasing body metabolism
Alleviating sinus congestion due to colds, asthma, or allergies, and
Keeping skin youthful.
The benefits listed above are usually noticed within 10 minutes of entering a steam room, and I cannot find any evidence that you should limit your sessions (obviously within reason).
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