Infrared Saunas And Digestive Disorders

Digestive disorders are all too common, and can include GERD, chronic heartburn, IBS (irritable bowel syndrome), as well as inflammatory bowel disease. If you frequently experience abdominal discomfort or have a history of these conditions, a solution may be found by regular use of an infrared sauna.

How Infrared Saunas Can Help With Digestive Disorders

By using an infrared sauna at least several times a week, you can better manage your digestive disorder and prevent irritation/inflammation along the digestive tract. Many find that when an irritation does occur, bowel rejuvenation and relief of symptoms may be achieved more quickly. When the rays of an infrared sauna penetrate the body, a brief, yet beneficial, increase in body temperature occurs. This is almost like an artificial fever, but one that may imitate the body’s natural response to this type of stimulus, boosting your immune system. By promoting healthy immune function, your body is more equipped to rid itself of toxins, viruses, bacteria, and irritants that can cause flare ups in the digestive system. As many users have found, regular infrared sauna sessions can do wonders in relieving the symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease, irritable bowel syndrome, chronic heartburn, and inflammatory bowel disease.


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.

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