FAQ: Infrared Therapeutic Sauna
What is Infrared Sauna
In an infrared sauna the heat penetrates deeper and faster into the human body in contrast to the humid, surface heat of a traditional sauna.
Infrared (IR) technology brings forth a therapeutic sauna treatment that is not only relaxing but also proven beneficial for your health which is why it is offered as a standard treatment at Cleansing Waters Wellness and Weight Loss Center. Infrared sauna therapy is also one of the highest growing home therapies.
An infrared sauna uses less energy, heats up much quicker and is effective at a lower temperature so that one can tolerate the heat for a longer session thus increasing the benefits of the sauna. Infrared heat penetrates almost 2 inches deep into your muscles and bones for optimum therapy. With a infrared sauna ceramic heaters your body will produce 3 times more perspiration removing 4 times more harmful toxins and waste from the body. Leaving you healthier and your skin better glowing!
It is safer than natural sunlight. Our infrared light and heat has all the benefits of sunlight without the danger of ultra-violet rays. Our infrared light penetrates almost 2" into the body faster then conventional saunas thus implementing health benefits quicker and more beneficially.
A sauna session can help you burn up to 600 calories equivalent to 30 minutes of rowing. Infrared heat penetrates below the skin and helps break down the fat and water particles in pockets beneath the skin. Those who have been unsuccessful in dieting often times are toxic and are successful after using an Infrared Sauna. It is a great means of exercise for those who cannot physically exert themselves.
A typical sauna session will cause a brief (and minor) increase in body temperature, identical to the body's defense mechanism against bacteria, microbes, and infection. The beneficial side effect of this induced temperature increase is immune system improvement resulting from increased production of white blood cells (leukocytes) by your bone marrow and killer T cells by your thymus. When toxins are present in our body blood circulation is blocked and cellular energy is impaired. The body's immune system is inhibited, which makes it difficult for the body to fight disease.
When toxins are present in our body blood circulation is blocked and cellular energy is impaired. The body's immune system is inhibited, which makes it difficult for the body to fight disease. When the infrared heat is applied the large water molecules in our bodies that contain toxic gases like sulphur dioxide, carbon dioxide, lead , mercury and chlorine vibrate and are broken down. The encapsulated toxic materials and gases are then released. Infrared heat is often used in the treatment of clogged capillaries, the heat expands the capillaries and skin pores to expel the toxins from the body. One can tolerate and even enjoy Infrared heat for longer periods of time than the heat from a Hot tub or steam bath, therefore the sweating from infrared heat promotes the most beneficial detoxification.
Sauna treatments have a stimulating effect on the cardiovascular system. The increased blood circulation, but not blood pressure, stimulates the tiny blood vessels in the skin to expand accommodating the increased blood flow. The increased heart rate has the same positive benefit as much tedious strenuous exercise, while you are relaxing in your very own spa.
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