Heart Health

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 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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Using Infrared Sauna to Reduce Stroke Risk

May is American Stroke and High Blood Pressure Awareness Month – 31 days dedicated by the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association to increasing awareness of strokes, stroke risk factors and reducing those risks. There are several risk factors for stroke, including a few that can be helped with regular infrared sauna use. Talk to your doctor to find out if you have any of these health risks. Then, work together with your doctor to develop a plan that’s right for you. Stroke risk factors include: High blood pressure – High blood pressure is the most important risk factor …

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Sunlighten Saunas Shown to Lower Blood Pressure

Did you know that only Sunlighten saunas are backed by clinical research that shows a reduction in systolic and diastolic blood pressure? Both are key factors in maintaining a healthy heart (and Happy Heart Month, by the way!). As part of a blood pressure therapy program, regular use of a Sunlighten infrared sauna is good for your heart! In the U.S. alone, one in three adults suffers from heart disease, stroke or some other form of cardiovascular disease in their lifetime. High blood pressure increases your risk of getting heart disease, kidney disease or serious stroke. In a 2005 clinical …

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