How Infrared Saunas Can Help With Chronic Fatigue
Good Health Saunas recognizes that there are several different types of saunas that individuals can use, but, regardless of the type, the health benefits your body receives from them are all the same. In infrared saunas, special lamps use light waves to heat a person’s body instead of the entire room. Infrared saunas are one of the few mediums that provide infrared heat in a controlled environment. Infrared heat is an invisible electromagnetic wave with a wavelength longer than that of visible light that helps improve blood flow. Typically in a traditional sauna, the surrounding air is heated up to about 185 degrees, which then heats your body up. However, in infrared saunas the temperature only reaches about 140 degrees. Infrared rays penetrate your body more deeply, which cause your body to start sweating at a lower temperature than a traditional sauna.VIEW OUR SAUNA MODELS
Science Backs Using Infrared Saunas For Chronic Fatigue
According to the book Sauna Therapy for Detoxification and Healing, written by Dr. Lawrence Wilson, researchers in Finland have found that sauna use aids in deeper, more restful sleep. Two patients with CFS saw improvements in their symptoms including pain, fatigue, and sleep disturbance following treatment with thermal therapy, according to the U.S. National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health.
Last year my wife and I visited the Good Health Saunas booth at the Minnesota State Fair. Never in my wildest dreams did I think I would be buying a sauna at the fair and especially since the weather was in the low 90s the day we purchased but I am so glad we did. We both used the sauna regularly during the winter and especially whenever we felt a little run down. This was the first winter that neither of us had a cold or were sick and the big change in life was the sauna. I would highly recommend purchasing a Good Health Sauna you will not regret the choice!!!
- Mike Brewer, Customer
Tips for the Best Sauna Experience
1. Stretch before entering the sauna.
Stretching wakes up your body, gets your blood pumping, and increases your flexibility, and these preparations will ensure that your mind, body, and health will see the greatest results after your infrared sauna session.
2. Hydrate your body.
They say you should drink at least eight 8-ounce glasses of water each day, and they’re not wrong! Keeping your body hydrated guarantees that you’ll have the stamina to enjoy an entire session of healthy heat in an infrared sauna.
3. Find the right settings.
Not everyone has the same body, so not everyone should have the same settings when it comes to their infrared sauna experience. If you’re looking to truly relax, then you may want to adjust the chromotherapy lighting to our cool blue, turn the heat to a lower temperature, and play some calming tunes. But, if you’re someone who wants to use the infrared sauna to feel energized, then perhaps a radiant orange, higher temperature, and an inspiring music selection is the way to go.
4. Take advantage of the bench.
Our infrared saunas come equipped with a comfortable bench that’s stationed at just the right height, so use it! The bench gives you somewhere to put your feet up to relax, sit calmly if you want to meditate, or provides an area for you to do that stretching we talked about earlier.