Jen Adams LMT

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Far Infrared Sauna

Numerous health benefits have been linked to infrared sauna use. There is a fair amount of evidence associating infrared sauna use to improvements in congestive heart failure and blood pressure. Some evidence exists that infrared saunas may help to ease chronic fatigue syndrome and chronic pain. A study reported in the journal Clinical Rheumatology explained that the use of infrared saunas helped to decrease pain and stiffness for patients with rheumatoid arthritis or ankylosing spondylitis. Dr. Oz also reports that infrared saunas can cause the body to sweat out toxins, burn calories and increase blood circulation. 

Because infrared penetrates safely and comfortably up to 4.5cm / 1 3/4 inches inside your body, even your deep tissues and organs are stimulated, meaning you perspire far more than you do in a traditional sauna. Hard to reach impurities are eliminated through your skin using lower, comfortable temperatures. As your body increases sweat production to cool itself, your heart works harder pumping more blood, achieving the conditioning benefits of continuous exercise. By widening your blood vessels and enriching your blood with oxygen you feel more energetic and your skin gets a beautiful, youthful glow.

What are some of the benefits of Far Infrared?

  • Pain relief
    • back
    • arthritis
    • fibromyalgia
  • Weight management
  • Immune system enhancement
  • Stress reduction
  • Exfoliation
    • cosmetic benefits
    • removing dead cells
    • removing dirt
    • removing chemicals
    • assists skin act as body's largest and best elimination organ
  • Increased circulation
    • increased oxygenation to injured areas
    • increased healing
    • pain relief
  • Toxin Elimination
    • toxic metals AND other toxins
    • body detoxification from metabolites
  • Wound healing, cut healing
    • Reduction of swelling,
    • Decrease ininflammation, especially muscles, joints, neck 
  • Cardiovascular system tonification
    • cardiovascular fitness
    • health improvements
    • lower blood pressure
    • improved elasticity of arteries
    • cardiac rehab
    • 20 to 30 FIR minute session similar to six mile run in cardiovascular effect, burning up to 600 calories
  • Boost metabolic rate
  • Warm up cold hands & feet
  • Sweat from exercise is not as effective as sauna sweat, since exercise activates sympathetic nervous system which inhibits toxin elimination. Sweating in FIR sauna does not activate sympathetic nervous system, allowing more toxin elimination
  • Stimulates hypothalmus, which controls neurochemicals involved in sleep, mood, pain, blood pressure
  • Improves lymph circulation by sweating out toxins and metabolites
  • Lowers 2-5 % of body fat in 20 minutes as fat liquifies at 100 degress Farenheit
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