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Health Benefits of Infrared Sauna

Infrared Sauna is one of the types of sauna that makes use of light to generate heat. The heat burns fat and leads to sweating. This has a number of health benefits such as detoxification, weight loss, skin purification and many more. This curing methodology isn't new, since ages heat treatments has been used for healing purposes. Ancient medical treatment in America, China, and Europe, included “Hot air baths” and "sweat lodges". With the technological advancement, the methodology transitioned and began to be termed as Sauna. 

After few decades, even it got evolved and the new techinque begin to use lights rays instead of fire to have heat. This change in the process began to describe it and got commonly known as the infrared sauna. Buying an suitable infrared sauna could be an really good choise as the deep penetrations of heat into the body tissues through infrared sauna have health benefits such as –

1. Detoxification - It has been noted that on an average, people tend to carry around 700 pollutants in their body. To be healthy, it is really important to get these pollutants out of the system every now and then. Infrared Sauna helps in detoxifying these pollutants from our body.

2. Cure Diseases - The studies have shown that infrared sauna help curing diseases like blood pressure, headache, dementia, and others. The heat leads to deep sweating that makes the heart pump faster that lowers blood pressure and increase blood circulation.

3. Pain Reliever - Infrared Sauna leads heat penetration deep inside to cells and tissues. The tissue and cells get relaxed and repair, giving relief from pain and fibromyalgia conditions. Infrared Sauna is often seen recommended as treatment by pain management professionals.

4. Weight Loss - The best-infrared sauna benefit is weight loss. It is being observed that the sauna heat generates the same amount of heat in the core that an exercise does. The heat thus generated leads to burning of fat that subsequently leads to weight loss.

5. Relaxation - The infrared sauna balances the stress hormone cortisol level in the body. Besides controlling this disturbing hormone, it leads to stimulation of neurotransmitters like serotonin and dopamine that are responsible for making one feel good.

6. Skin purification - By deep penetration as sauna helps detoxification and healing, it purifies the skin by cleaning the dirt out in the form of sweat. Besides this, it increases the production of collagen and elastin in the skin.

7. Improve Metabolism - Sauna helps in improving cardiovascular performance. It is often termed as passive cardio. The heat during the processes improves the metabolism mechanism of the body. It lowers evening cortisol and increases human growth hormone (HGH).

To conclude, the infrared sauna has more health benefits. The regular use for 15-20 minutes can give immense benefit. The best infrared sauna, to begin with, is 4 minutes' sessions of 160-180 degrees Fahrenheit and slowly increase the time to 15 minutes. In general fifteen minutes are optimal; however, one can also go for 30 minutes session but not more than it. Just be cautious about the heater emissivity that is the measurement of the efficiency of infra-red heat generation.

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