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Source: COVID-19 Tips  Aug 08, 2020  3 years, 8 months, 1 week, 4 days, 4 hours, 20 minutes ago

COVID-19 Tips: Could Steam And Sauna Rooms Help With COVID-19? Study Claims That Heat Could Be Of Therapeutic Value In COVID-19

COVID-19 Tips: Could Steam And Sauna Rooms Help With COVID-19? Study Claims That Heat Could Be Of Therapeutic Value In COVID-19
Source: COVID-19 Tips  Aug 08, 2020  3 years, 8 months, 1 week, 4 days, 4 hours, 20 minutes ago
COVID-19 Tips: A research in the Open Research publishing platform: F1000Research, which has been peer-reviewed, claims that heat can be used as a therapeutic intervention for COVID-19. https://f1000research.com/articles/9-292/v2


 
It is known that viruses that are contained within a lipid membrane or “enveloped viruses” such as coronaviruses and rhinoviruses can remain active for long periods in cool, dry conditions, which can lead to increased rates of respiratory infections.
 
At the same time these viruses, which include severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) are sensitive to heat, and temperatures tolerable to humans, can be enough to destroy the lipid envelope and deactivate them.
 
Typically all mammals use fever as a way to manage infection, and historically, heat has been used in the form of hot springs, saunas, hot mud and sweat-lodges to treat and prevent respiratory tract infections.
 
Interestingly the relatively low cost, convenience, and ease of access to heat-based therapy, along with its multiple physical and psychological beneficial effects, make this type of therapy a desirable option for helpin