Here's What Top Wellness Experts Have to Say About the Use of Infrared.
"It makes the same rays that come from the sun and filters out the UV radiation, so it only gives you the infrared radiation,"
"That radiation that's infrared goes a little bit into your skin so, without heating you up and the external environment too much, it heats the body up."
Dr. Oz says the high temperature helps lower blood pressure and increase blood circulation. "It gets your heart to beat faster, and it burns calories," Dr. Oz says. "It raises your metabolism a little bit, and also when you sweat, you sweat out toxins through the skin."
University of Southern California
Study found that Infrared sauna wave lengths penetrate the body to create heat and Increases blood flow to the muscles.
Department of Dermatology and Institute of Medical Research, Journal of Internal Medicine, University of Southern California
A Department of Dermatology and Institute of Medical Research showed that use of near-infrared heat therapy helped the production of white blood cells to alleviate inflammation and reduce swelling. Two key factors in easing bodily pain.
Canadian Journal of Diabetes, Journal of the American College of Cardiology
A Journal of Internal Medicine study showed that chronic pain patients experienced a significant reduction in pain levels (nearly 70%) after the first session of infrared sauna therapy.
The Canadian Journal of Diabetes study found that infrared sauna therapy can induce weight loss and reduce waist circumference.
These benefits may be especially beneficial for patients forced to be sedentary due to medical conditions. During a weight loss session the body’s core temperature increases.
Body works harder to cool itself.
Study found that sauna therapy increases heart rate, metabolic rate, and cardiac output, equal to a passive cardio workout.
Journal of American Medical Association and the New England Journal of Medicine
Affirm that energy from the sun helps support the production of sugars, fats, and proteins. Thermal energy also serves to stimulate the endocrine system enzyme activates various brain functions, and our metabolic processes including the production of Vitamin "D".
Whether it be in hospital neonatal units or in NASA space shuttles, positive effects of Far Infrared Heat lasts up to 50% longer than other traditional heat formats and with less energy needs.
University of Missouri, Kansas City; Journal of Cardiology
Lowers Blood Pressure:
Repeated treatments improved impaired blood cells and blood vessel function for patients with high blood pressure, diabetes, and cholesterol. No dangerous side effects were reported in the studies.
was nominated for the Nobel Prize in 1944 for research concerning photosynthesis in connection with the chemotherapeutics of cancer and the use of x-rays. His subsequent research showed that far infrared (the heat radiation of the Sun) impacts cancer.
Dr. Masao Nakamura
of the O & P Medical Clinic in Japan has reported great success with the use of far infrared treatment for: whiplash, rheumatism, insomnia, menopause, sciatica, acne, shoulder stiffness, arthritis, ear diseases, and gastroenteritis problems. ... Far Infrared produces nitric oxide. (White cells use nitric oxide to defend against tumors. Nitroglycerine and other related compounds act by releasing nitric oxide.) ... promotes expansion of the capillaries and allows the blood to get into the area to increase circulation and reduce the risk of strokes and heart attacks...