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are saunas good for people with brochides asthma?



This discussion is related to Sauna or Steam for RAD/Asthma?.
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That has a very personal answer.  Asthma is different in everyone with different triggers.  The patient would have to evaluate their trigger to make that decission.  If they are triggered by humidity, then a wet sauna would not be advised.  If they are triggered by dry air, then a dry sauna would not be a good idea.  Heat alone can also trigger attacks in people.  Therefore, a sauna would not be good for them in any form.  

I am triggered by both extremes of humidity levels - humid and dry. Therefore I would not go into one at all.

Good luck making your decision.
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