How do Infrared Saunas Work?
and feel much like a traditional sauna, but the space is not heated
electrical elements, fire, or hot rocks. We experience infrared light
penetrating heat. The infrared heat
energy penetrates deeply into the tissues, heating them and breaking
clusters of water molecules, which helps to release toxins.
Sunlight is a
combination of the visible light spectrum – we see the seven
colors of the
rainbow -- and invisible light, both the
safe infrared rays on one end, and the dangerous ultraviolet rays on
Far infrared heat
provides the healthy benefits of natural sunlight without any of the
effects of solar radiation.
This, safe, invisible
part of the sun’s spectrum produces a host of health benefits,
the same as any sauna.
Your capillaries expand in the heat, improving the circulation of the
blood. Toxins are then more easily released.
Your body’s metabolism is
increased, burning hundreds of calories in a session The tissues are
activated to produce needed enzymes.
Fat soluble chemicals are eliminated
from the body through the sebaceous and sweat glands.
take a sauna.
What is different
about infrared heat?
The Infrared Sauna utilizes dry environment
and lower temperature than
traditional saunas (120° - 150° F vs. 160°-180°). This
tolerance for longer, deeper heating of the tissues. It promotes
and provides beneficial metabolic, circulatory, immunological and
dermatological effects. Other types of saunas operate at
humidities and temperatures, causing more discomfort, circulatory
limited perspiration, and more superficial
been used by doctors and scientists for decades. There have been
documented studies and there has been no recorded evidence that there
ill effects of infrared rays. Unlike ultraviolet rays, which can be
damaging to the skin and ultimately cause cancer, infrared rays are
safe and have numerous beneficial health effects on the human body.
The energy of far
infrared rays causes water within the body to vibrate. The human body
made of water, so this has a profound effect on our tissues. Clusters
of water are broken up, with toxins dissolved in solution more easily
released and filtered out of the body.
UV rays damage
skin, causing premature aging, sunburn and cancer. In contrast,
are healthy. They penetrate into your skin deeply and dissolve harmful
substances accumulated in your body. The infrared rays revitalize your
Benefits of Infrared
Sweating in the Infrared sauna burns calories and helps eliminate
other accumulated body toxins
Deep penetrating heat reduces stress and relaxes muscles lending to a
of well being. Pre warm-up of muscles prior to activity or massage.
Profuse sweating carries off imbedded impurities and dead skin cells.
circulation draws natural nutrients to the skins surface to improve
elasticity, texture and color leaving the skin radiant and clean.
Infrared saunas have shown to relieve aches and pains associated with
back pain, fibromyalgia, muscle spasms, and headaches.
The deep heat helps peripheral blood vessels
dilate, bringing relief and
healing to muscle and soft tissue injuries. In Europe, radiant heat
widely used to treat patients suffering form many forms of arthritis.
been proven effective in the treatment of sprains, neuralgia, bursitis,
spasms, joint stiffness and many other musculoskeletal ailments.
blood circulation carries off metabolic waste products and delivers
blood to oxygen-depleted muscles so they recover faster. Muscles relax
readily when tissues are warm, promoting greater flexibility and range
motion. Much of the stiffness, aches and soreness that come with aging
reduced or eliminated.
Reduces Stress and
Perhaps the most immediate relief our infrared
sauna offers is simple
relaxation as it melts away the stresses and tension of "modern"
life. Just a few minutes in the gentle warmth of our Infrared Sauna
an overall massaging effect, soothing jangled nerves and knotted
You'll feel rejuvenated and restored in both body and mind.
Removes Wastes and
Increased blood circulation stimulates the
sweat glands, releasing
built-up toxins and wastes. Daily sweating can help detoxify your body
rids itself of an accumulation of highly toxic heavy metals (lead,
nickel, and cadmium) as well as alcohol, accumulated environmental
pesticides, food additives, nicotine, sulfuric acid, sodium, sulfuric
cholesterol… and other organic and inorganic compounds.
By gently raising body core temperature the sauna creates a fever
will kill potentially dangerous viruses and bacteria, increase the
leucocytes In the blood, strengthening the immune system and improve
Places a demand on the cardiovascular system making the heart pump
producing a drop in diastolic blood pressure.
To schedule a
session, send an email,
or call/text 612-272-2165.
CBS News Segment
on Infrared Saunas
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