Increased body temp provides the same benefits as a fever, including white blood cell and T-cell production to ward off viruses.
Infrared sauna will help you generate sweat 7x more detoxifying than a traditional sauna.
Relaxation and stress-reduction
Studies show infrared sauna sessions can burn up to 600 calories. Studies have also shown a reduction in belly fat in just a 3-month period.
Reduction in both systolic and diastolic blood pressure.
Researchers have found therapeutic benefits to back, neck, and arthritis pain from continuous use of infrared therapy.
The skin's appearance improves with regular use of an infrared sauna, as pores open from the deeper sweat.
Frequently Asked Questions:
1. What do I wear? To enable infrared to penetrate tissues as deep as possible, we recommend wearing as little as possible. Gym shorts, spots bra or swimsuit are perfect options. 2. How often should I use the sauna? One session will leave you feeling refreshed and rejuvenated. But similar to exercise, the more you do it, the better the results. Recommended use is 3-4 times per week for 30-40 minutes. 3. When will I start sweating? Sweat levels differentiate between each individual. Don't be surprised if you don't sweat during the first few sessions. Sweating will increase with regular use. Even if your body is not drenched in sweat, your body is still detoxifying from harmful toxins. Also, be sure to drink plenty of water before your session. If you are dehydrated, you will not sweat as much. If you are hydrated properly and want a sweat boost, try our Pure Sweat amplifying cream. Pure Sweat can triple your sweat and increase circulation. 4. Do I need a Doctor’s note? No, if you have health concerns we recommend speaking with your doctor before your sauna session. 5. Is the Infrared coming from lights? No, infrared heaters are located on the floor, front, back and side wall panels. 6. Are there any studies on infrared therapy? There are various studies on the use of infrared for a multitude of health benefits. Specifically, Sunlighten infrared saunas have been shown to increase core temperature for detoxification, lower blood pressure, relieve pain and aid in weight loss. These studies can be found on www.sunlighten.com. 7. Are children allowed to use the sauna? The core body temperature of children rises much faster than adults. When taking a sauna session with a child, operate at a lower temperature and for no more than 15minutes at a time. A general rule of thumb is 1 minute inside your sauna per year of age for the child, but always accompanied by an adult. And remember to keep you and your children hydrated, even if you don’t see them sweating. 8. Is it ok to use the sauna while breastfeeding? Please consult with your physician, as this answer is usually yes, but may be no depending upon your specific circumstances. 9. Can I sauna while pregnant? Even though infrared is completely safe, it is not recommended to use while pregnant. While pregnant, the core body temperature is already elevated and you could overheat. 10. Are there any contraindications for sauna use? If any of the below apply to you, consult your physician prior to sauna use:
Medications - individuals using prescription drugs should consult their primary care physician or pharmacist for information on possible changes in the drug effects due to infrared exposure.
Chronic Conditions - disease associated with a reduced ability to sweat and perspire.