What is Steam Sauna?

Category: Equipment

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See also: Sauna - Dry Sauna Infra Red

Steam vapor in a sauna is created by splashing water on the heated rocks. The steam and high heat caused bathers to perspire.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Pain 6 3
General health 3 3
Muscle tension 3 0
Acne breakout 1 0
Agitation with restlessness 1 0
Anxious mood 1 1

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 0
None 3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Steam Sauna

Side effect Patients
Heart palpitations 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Steam Sauna

Dosage Patients
m,w,f 1
weekly 1

Why patients stopped taking Steam Sauna

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 3
Side effects too severe 1
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Duration

Currently using Steam Sauna

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped using Steam Sauna

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
1 - 2 years 1
5 - 10 years 1
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 2
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 3
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 2
Not specified 2
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2 patient evaluations for Steam Sauna

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Gabryel
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Gabryel
Gender: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Some
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: Little
external_stress: Little
Stickman: all
Description:M49y
FM:17y Dx
CFS:16y Dx
I am: n
I have:
Fibromyalgia

See Gabryel's full Steam Sauna history

Apr 1, 2012 (Started Dec 25, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for General health)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for detoxification)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Had to stop due to moving to a place without a sauna
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 28, 2011 (Started Dec 25, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for General health)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for detoxification)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed

  • 0 helpful marks
Hope_In_Christ
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Hope_In_Christ
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 29
Condition: Central Sensitivity Syndrome 7 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Mild
I am: b
I have:
Central Sensitivity Syndrome

See Hope_In_Christ's full Steam Sauna history

Dec 1, 2010 (Started May 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Muscle and joint pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: M,W,F

  • 0 helpful marks
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