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Some Of The Benefits Of Infrared Saunas

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Infrared saunas are quickly becoming a trend in health in Australia and celebrities such as Jennifer Aniston and Gwyneth Paltrow proclaiming their health benefits but is this really the case? We’ve researched and collected the 7 top benefits of infrared saunas to consider before purchasing the one you want to own.

In a traditional sauna the heat is transferred through circulating hot air which means extremely high temperatures of air are required to warm the body. For an infrared sauna the infrared radiates directly warm your body. This provides a penetrating warmth with a pleasant temperature between 110 and 150degF (43 – 64degC) and provides greater health benefits as well as a more relaxing and comfortable atmosphere.

Traditional saunas require high temperatures in order to draw away impurities However, infrared saunas are able to penetrate directly as much as 45 millimeters into the body, rapidly increasing the temperature of your body’s core. Impurities are eliminated using lower temperatures to provide better comfort.

A traditional sauna typically requires an electrical supply of 7 kW or more which requires an electrician for installation. Our most powerful far infrared sauna requires an electrical supply capable of 2.4kW and is able to be operated directly from a standard 3-pin socket. Since there is no steam, there is no venting needed and the sauna will not cause dampness or condensation.

Infrared saunas are a secure and low-cost way of eliminating contaminants off the face. The benefits of this include:

1. An improved skin complexion

As time passes sweat and dirt exposure to synthetic clothes in combination with chlorinated water, and various chemicals can cause an accumulation of toxins within the skin. The sauna’s warmth can help to remove these toxins off the skin via increased temperature and sweat and leaves you with better-looking skin.

2. Cell regeneration

Infrared therapy is proven to improve healing of wounds through stimulating growth hormones. Many believe that regular sauna sessions provide anti-aging benefits.

3. The process of detoxification is facilitated by increased sweating.

Studies have shown that the majority contaminants in the body can be eliminated through the skin. This reduces the strain on kidneys and the liver. Far infrared light stimulates sweating. This process aids in the elimination of heavy metals and harmful chemicals. The exercise itself isn’t as effective in the detoxification process. Hence, saunas are great for cleansing the body.

4. Improved circulation

One of the major benefits of using saunas with infrared is its effect on your cardiovascular system. Regularly using saunas can provide numerous health benefits, such as improved blood flow and the oxidation process of tissues, without using the same amount of energy. The repeated use of saunas may help lower blood pressure and increase the elasticity the blood vessels.

If the body is hot, blood flows toward the skin, while blood vessels increase to manage the heat. This aids in decongesting internal organs and improve circulation.

5. Better results from exercises

Infrared saunas bring positive health benefits for the body however, they can also be utilized as part of your workout routine to get the most from your body. Regular use of saunas after exercising has been proven clinically to aid in weight loss as evidenced by a study from Binghamton University finding that those who took advantage of far infrared saunas following a workout ended up shed more pounds than the ones who didn’t.

For the average person 30 minutes of exercise with infrared lighting can help burn calories faster than playing tennis or cycling in the same amount of time.

6. Relief from fever (hyperthermia)

People with low body temperature are unable to fight off chronic diseases. An increase in body temperature has been proven to assist in eradicating fungi, bacteria as well as parasites and viruses. A higher body temperature can trigger an artificial fever, which helps to eliminate bacteria and boost your immune system’s reaction to diseases.

7. Pain relief

Since infrared saunas affect the body in a direct way and directly, they are an effective method to relieve discomfort caused by chronic illnesses like arthritis. Regular infrared sauna sessions are able to alleviate chronic pain in the joints and muscles through stimulating blood flow vessels in the areas affected.

The study revealed that for patients suffering from rheumatoid arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis nearly all experienced less stiffness and pain immediately after and during regular sessions relieved symptoms of fatigue and chronic fatigue.

Even famous people such as Lady Gaga use infrared sauna therapy to treat joint pain from injuries or illnesses.

Other benefits of infrared saunas include:

Rehabilitation for the heart
skin conditions
Chemical sensitivities to chemicals
chronic fatigue relief

When is the best time to use a sauna?

The typical time spent at an infrared sauna Melbourne in order to reap the maximum benefits is approximately 30 minutes per session. This is three to four times per week.

Although saunas aren’t hazardous for everyone However, it is advised to speak with a physician prior to purchasing an infrared sauna your home use in case you have any medical issues that are pre-existing.

We offer a variety of home saunas that are infrared that range from single-person models to four-person models. Each model is easy to set up, quick to warm up use very little energy, and are simple to clean. To get the best infrared sauna experience, browse the models we have available or call us now.