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Infrared Sauna Benefits

The Far Infrared Sauna Technology addresses the root cause by bringing your body to a state of homeostasis. When you apply infrared light to the human body we are charging our cells with their own energy allowing them to more efficiently detox the body, deliver oxygen rich nutrients to areas with limited circulation, and renew, regenerate and restore at the cellular level. 

Infrared Sauna Detox‚Äč  Detoxing the body with a far infrared sauna can help the body rid itself of toxic substance through sweating & improved circulation. Improved circulation increases the body’s supply of oxygen to Detox organs like the liver and kidneys to allow them to function more efficiently. Increasing oxygen can also be can be lethal to many foreign pathogens.
Common condition that are relieved or alleviated as a result in far infrared sauna use is the Detox of heavy metals such as lead, mercury, aluminum. Chemical sensitivity, toxins from pesticides and environmental chemicals.You can also detox your body of chronic viral, bacterial and parasitic conditions such as Lyme disease and acne while activating an immune response to these toxic areas.

Infrared Sauna Heart Health  When you strengthen your heart with a passive cardiovascular workout you feel more energetic. As a byproduct when your heart exercises your body produces high-density lipoproteins (HDL) or good cholesterol that remove fats including bad cholesterol from cells and artery walls. Low-density lipoproteins (LDL) or bad cholesterol is what sticks to our arterial walls. HDL particles remove fats, including Low-density lipoproteins, from cells, then transport it back to the liver for excretion or re-utilization. This translates to normalized blood pressure readings and lowered bad cholesterol levels. Many clients have been able to nix the toxic heart medications to regulate and manage their heart condition with the safe, effective & natural application of a Biophotonic Far Infrared Sauna.

There are a multitude of studies confirming the healing benefits of far infrared sauna on the cardiovascular system. Heart Healthy benefits include improved healing from heart attack or myocardial infarction, management of Congestive Heart Failure & COPD, management of Chronic Heart Failure, Improved Blood Pressure, improved endothelial function, reduced heart rate variability and oxidative stress as well as enhanced physical performance.

Infrared Sauna Pain Relief  Far Infrared Therapy has been proven to provide long lasting relief from sports injuries, chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia, Rheumatoid, Menstrual, Tendonitis, Nerve Damage and a multitude of other pain conditions.

Infrared Sauna gently and safely warms and stretches every muscle by increasing blood flow and oxygen to the micro circulatory system to produce direct action on both free-nerve endings in tissues and on peripheral nerves to reduce muscle spasms, soreness, swelling, and improve lymphatic delivery. The application of Far Infrared to an injury not only heals the existing symptoms of pain but also reduces the risk of future strain and injury.

 Infrared Sauna Weight Loss  The truth is you do burn up 600 to 900 calories in a 30 minute session depending on the volume of sweat released.  You absolutely lose a tremendous amount of water and you will absolutely gain back that water weight.  What you won’t gain back are the calories expended producing the sweat or the toxins released like heavy metals such as lead, mercury, cadmium, and fat soluble chemicals- PCB’s, PBB’s HCB’s, and others that primarily accumulate in the fat cells and play a part in preventing the body from eliminating fat.

Although the infrared sauna produces a passive cardiovascular workout, calorie expenditure, and detoxification, it does not provide muscle tone which is critical to longevity and can further aid your weight loss goals.

Infrared Sauna Skin Rejuvenation   With the Infrared Sauna you will experience improved skin tone softness, smoothness, elasticity, clarity and firmness. You’ll see a reduction in crows feet and wrinkles, improve varicose veins, age spots, dark circles, acne, scars, psoriasis, and eczema. Far Infrared also accelerates the healing and recovery process from burns, wounds, lacerations, and skin ulcers.

The skin is the largest organ in the body protecting everything inside the body.  When we breathe, ingest, drink, or absorb environmental toxins the body processes these toxins through the liver and kidneys to then expel as waste.  Some environmental toxins are so toxic your liver and kidneys don’t want anything to do with them.  The body must do something with deadly toxins to maintain the health of our organs, so it stores these toxins in the subcutaneous layer of skin.  When far infrared light is applied to the body, the body’s natural reaction is to cool itself releasing hormones from the Hypothalamus to the exocrine sweat glands throughout the body.  As you begin to sweat the body’s consumption of oxygen increases and blood flow increases sending oxygen, nutrient & immune responsive rich blood to the surface layers of the skin.  As cells begin to vibrate water clusters storing toxins in the subcutaneous layer of fat break apart. Toxins are secreted through the body’s natural cooling process of sweating. It makes sense, when we clean our bodies from the inside out, skin conditions improve, purging waste, dirt, bacteria, and toxins eliminating disease at the source. 

Precautions –If any of the items listed below apply to you, be certain to consult with your physician before using an infrared sauna.

Water – It is very important to replace the fluids and electrolytes expelled through sweating during your sauna session.  If you are not properly hydrated you may find it difficult to sweat. Rule of thumb:  You should drink half your body weight in ounces each day to remain hydrated for sauna use.

Saunas & Medications – Heat can change the effect of prescription drugs, please consult your physician or pharmacist about possible drug interactions when the body is exposed to infrared waves or elevated body temperature. Diuretics, barbiturates and beta-blockers may impair the body’s natural heat loss mechanisms. Anticholinergics such as amitryptaline may inhibit sweating and can predispose individuals to heat rash or to a lesser extent, heat stroke. Some over-the-counter drugs, such as antihistamines, may also cause the body to be more prone to heat stroke.  Consult a physician if you are taking blood thinners or are prone to bleeding.

Saunas & The Elderly – The body must be able to activate its natural cooling processes in order to maintain core body temperature. The body must have the ability to sweat when it gets too hot to be safe for sauna use.  The ability to maintain core body temperature decreases with age and the infrared sauna can help with those who have a chronic chill. The feeling of being cold is primarily due to circulatory conditions that sauna can improve. When using the sauna with the elderly, it is recommend that you use a lower temperatures of approximately 115 degrees and shorter session increment of about 15 minutes at a time.

Saunas & Cardiovascular Conditions –Individuals with cardiovascular conditions or problems (hypertension / hypo tension), congestive heart failure, impaired coronary circulation or those who are taking medications which might affect blood pressure should exercise caution when exposed to prolonged heat. Heat stress increases cardiac output and blood flow in an effort to transfer internal body heat to the outside environment via the skin (perspiration) and respiratory system. This takes place primarily due to major changes in the heart rate, which has the potential to increase by thirty (30) beats per minute for each degree increase in core body temperature. Please consult a physician.

Saunas & Alcohol – Do not use a sauna while intoxicated.  An intoxicated individual is not likely to realize the body’s negative reaction to heat.  It is not advisable to attempt to “sweat out” a hangover as alcohol dehydrates the body.  Drinking Water can help cure a hangover!  Alcohol intoxication decreases a person’s judgment; therefore, he/she may not realize when the body has a negative reaction to high heat. Alcohol also increases the heart rate, which may be further increased by heat stress. In other words, Do not use a sauna while intoxicated. 

Saunas & Chronic Conditions / Diseases Associated With Reduced Ability To Sweat Or Perspire –Multiple Sclerosis, Central Nervous System Tumors and Diabetes with Neuropathy are conditions that are associated with impaired sweating.  An individual with insensitivity to heat should not use an infrared sauna.

Saunas & Fever -Do not use the sauna if you have a fever.

Saunas & Pregnancy –Pregnant women should consult a physician before using an infrared sauna.

Saunas & Joint Injury – If you have a recent (acute) joint injury, it should not be heated for the first 48 hours after an injury or until the swollen symptoms subside. If you have a joint or joints that are chronically hot and swollen, these joints may respond poorly to vigorous heating of any kind.

Saunas & Implants – Metal pins, rods, artificial joints or any other surgical implants generally reflect infrared waves and thus are not heated by this system. Nevertheless, you should consult your physician prior to using an infrared sauna.

In the rare event that you experience pain and/or discomfort, immediately discontinue sauna use.

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