How can Far Infrared Sauna Therapy help you? The far infrared wavelength light emitted by the sauna penetrates deep into the body, producing powerful systemic effects, including:
- An elevation of core temperature. This stimulates our immune system, resulting in increased production of disease fighting immune cells. Hyperthermia also activates sweat production and the potential release of chemicals through the pores.
- An increase of the heart’s pumping action. This increases blood flow and the movement of vital nutrients and oxygen to our organs as well as the removal of toxins and waste products.
- Detoxification. The toxins we are exposed to on a daily basis are primarily fat-soluble, meaning that they are easily sequestered in our tissues, potentially disrupting the delicate activities of our body’s systems. This can lead to fatigue, pain, and illness. Removal of these toxins can ease the function of cells, tissues, and organs.
How does Far Infrared Sauna compare to a regular dry sauna? The Far IR Sauna provides a more comfortable and relaxing experience with a potential for greater therapeutic benefits compared to a regular sauna, including:
- Gentler, lower heat (110-130°F in a far IR sauna vs. 180-210°F in a regular sauna)
- Easier breathing
- Deeper heat penetration
- More sweat
- Less post-sauna fatigue
Far infrared sauna therapy can be a fantastic adjunct treatment for individuals undergoing:
- Cleansing & detoxification
- Immune & autoimmune conditions
- Arthritic & muscular disorders
- Cardiovascular & pulmonary support
Ah, and to boot- Dr. Schiavone-Ruthensteiner has seen it VASTLY improve weight loss & body fat measures!
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