Heart Health

7 Cardiologist Recommended Lifestyle Hacks to Prevent or Reverse Heart Disease

To raise awareness during American Heart Month, I had the pleasure of interviewing holistic cardiologist and America’s healthy heart doctor, Dr. Joel Kahn.  According to Dr. Kahn, more than 50% of Americans have cardiovascular disease and this staggering statistic has not changed for over 100 years.   Heart health should be a focus for all of us twelve months out of the year; not just just the shortest month of the year.    This amazing organ is hard at work for you beating over 100,000 times, pumping 2,000 gallons of blood through 50,000 miles of arteries every single day.    It is …

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Sunlighten Saunas Celebrates Heart Month in February

February is traditionally one of the coldest months of the year here in the Midwest, but our hearts are warm at Sunlighten!  That’s because February is American Heart Month and we are proud to team up with the American Heart Association (AHA) in their fight against heart disease.   Our partnership began in 2005 when the University of Missouri–Kansas City conducted a study that showed a statistically significant reduction in both systolic and diastolic blood pressure after using a Sunlighten far infrared sauna just three times a week.  When the Kansas City AHA chapter saw the results, they were astonished …

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How to Self-Care This Winter

December is National High Blood Pressure Awareness Month. With the dangers that can accompany high blood pressure, like kidney failure, stroke and heart disease, this month is an important time to reflect on your well-being and look after your health. While high blood pressure can be caused by unavoidable things like genetics or other illnesses, other common contributors like high stress and poor diet can be managed, and sometimes avoided, with self-care. Self-care’s relaxing and meditative qualities can lower your blood pressure, ease your stress and ultimately improve your sense of well-being.  At Sunlighten, we work to encourage others to …

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9 Natural Stress Management Techniques

It seems like every health article you ever read mentions stress reduction as a critical factor to better health. Easier said than done though, right? Unless you have a massage therapist at your beck and call or the ability to completely remove yourself from stress-inducing situations, stress is likely to find you on a weekly or even daily basis. So next time deadlines are looming, the children are screaming or life just seems too crazy to comprehend, try one of these natural stress management techniques to help keep calm and carry on with your life. Mindfulness Mindfulness is about living …

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Sunlighten Infrared Saunas: Can Help You Achieve Good Heart Health

High blood pressure increases your risk of getting heart disease, kidney disease or serious stroke. Only Sunlighten infrared saunas are backed by clinical research that shows a reduction in systolic and diastolic blood pressure. In a 2005 clinical study by the University of Missouri Kansas City, Sunlighten’s Solocarbon heaters were shown to lower blood pressure through a program of 30 minute infrared sauna session 3 times per week. In this double-blind placebo study, subjects were randomly assigned to receive sauna sessions in either the Sunlighten far infrared sauna or a look-a-like control sauna with a non-infrared heat source. The study …

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Infrared Saunas Help Combat Stroke, and High Blood Pressure

According to the American Stroke Association, stroke is a serious health risk affecting 795,000 Americans each year. It is the No. 4 cause of death and a leading cause of long-term disability, in the U.S. today. In our own celebration of healthy living, we at Sunlighten support American Stroke Month and its counterpart, High Blood Pressure Education Month. The good news: Infrared sauna technology offers health benefits can be an important and effective part of reducing the overall impact of these deadly health issues. According to Jeffrey L. Saver, M.D., professor of Neurology and director of the Comprehensive Stroke Center at University …

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Infrared Saunas are 1 of 15 Ways to Prevent Heart Disease

It’s American Heart Month and we are literally shouting this from the rooftops: ONLY Sunlighten saunas have been clinically shown to lower blood pressure and prevent heart disease! That’s right…Sunlighten is the ONLY sauna shown to improve heart health. In celebration of American Heart Month, Reader’s Digest recently featured a piece called “How to Prevent Heart Disease: 15 Lifesaving Tips” and holistic heart doctor Joel K. Kahn, MD, shared what doctors may not learn in medical school about heart disease prevention. Guess what? At #11, he lists Infrared Saunas. He notes that infrared saunas penetrate the skin with more energy …

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World Heart Day – September 29th

This Sunday is World Heart Day. Cardiovascular disease can affect people of all ages and population groups, including women and children. Cardiovascular disease – which includes heart disease and stroke – currently causes 17.3 million deaths every year, with 80 per cent of these occurring in low- and middle-income countries, making it the world’s number one killer. The majority of cardiovascular disease is caused by risk factors that can be controlled, treated or modified. The three steps toward heart-healthy wellness recommended by the World Heart Federation are (1) healthy eating, (2) physical activity and (3) no tobacco use. Each year, …

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Lowering High Blood Pressure – Tom Holland on RadioMD

Fitness expert (and our good friend) Tom Holland of Team Holland appeared on the RadioMD “Train Your Body” show with Melanie Cole this week. The topic? Lowering high blood pressure. And, yes, they talked a bit about Sunlighten infrared saunas! Click here to listen: Tom Holland on Lowering High Blood Pressure – RadioMD According to the CDC, 67 million American adults have high blood pressure. That is one in every three of us – 33%.Why should you be concerned? Well, having high blood pressure greatly increases the risk for heart disease and stroke, the first and third leading causes of …

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Harlem Shake: Sunlighten Saunas Shake for Go Red

Sunlighten, the industry leader in infrared saunas and infrared heat technology, is a proud local sponsor of Go Red for Women and the American Heart Association! Cardiovascular disease is our nation’s number one killer in both men and women. Heart health is a passion here at Sunlighten. Studies show that regular infrared sauna use can help lower blood pressure and increase circulation. And those two things help general heart health, reducing the likelihood of heart disease and stroke. Sunlighten partners with AHA to help prevent this devastating disease with annual contributions including a portion of sales during February’s American Heart …

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