Heart Health

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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Have a Heart Healthy February!

It’s February, and with it comes love, romance and all things related to matters of the heart… and speaking of heart, February is also American Heart Month.  So while passion and amour fill the air, it is also important to recognize the human heart as an organ vital to our health and quality of living. Bringing awareness to heart-healthy living is very important to us at Sunlighten, and with our longstanding partnership with the American Heart Association, we are paying it forward for healthy hearts. Every February, we donate a portion of our proceeds to the AHA and participate in …

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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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It’s American Heart Month! Sunlighten Saunas Celebrates Healthy Hearts!

And just like that…January comes to an end and it’s February. And we LOVE February around here.  Better yet, it’s American Heart Month and we love to celebrate healthy hearts! There’s no better month to soak up the warmth of one of our full-spectrum infrared saunas with your honey, or try a medical-grade far infrared Solo® by Sunlighten™ Sauna for a soothing, personal sauna experience. Sunlighten Does the Harlem Shake for Healthy Hearts Sunlighten is a longtime supporter of the American Heart Association. We donate a portion of our sales each February to the AHA, we participate in a number …

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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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Sunlighten Saunas Celebrates Heart Month in February

Despite the cold, February is one of our absolute favorite months here at Sunlighten! Because February is Heart Month. Sunlighten is a longtime supporter of the American Heart Association. We donate a portion of our sales each February to the AHA, we participate in a number of local AHA – Kansas City fundraisers each year and our owners Aaron and Connie Zack have served on the board of directors for our local AHA chapter. Why are we at Sunlighten such big supporters of the American Heart Association? Because cardiovascular disease is our nation’s number one killer. In the U.S. alone, …

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Heart Month 2012: Sunlighten Infrared Saunas and Heart Health

Although February is traditionally one of the coldest, snowiest months of the year here in the Midwest, it’s one of our favorites months here at Sunlighten! That’s because February is Heart Month. Sunlighten is a longtime supporter of the American Heart Association. We donate a portion of our sales each February to the AHA, we participate in a number of local AHA – Kansas City fundraisers each year and our owners Aaron and Connie Zack have served on the board of directors for our local AHA chapter. Why are we at Sunlighten such big supporters of the American Heart Association? …

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