[The use of the sauna for disease prevention in the workers of enterprises with chemical and physical occupational hazards]

Vrach Delo. 1991 May;(5):93-5.
[Article in Russian]


It was found that being a hygienic procedure sauna essentially improves well-being of the workers, activates the cardiovascular system and mechanism of general adaptation of the body. Sauna increased excretion with sweat fluid of toxic substances (lead, thiuram, captax, sulphenamide C) that penetrated the body during work. Sauna is recommended as an effective procedure in conditions where chemical and physical factors are the leading professional noxae.

Publication types

  • Comparative Study
  • English Abstract

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Electrocardiography
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Occupational Diseases / etiology
  • Occupational Diseases / physiopathology
  • Occupational Diseases / prevention & control*
  • Occupational Exposure / adverse effects*
  • Steam Bath*
  • Ukraine