Infrared Sauna Benefits

5 Ways to Supplement Sunlight Exposure

Sunlight Benefits for Body and Mind Scientific research is shedding new light on the many benefits we derive from being exposed to the sun’s rays; something our primitive ancestors naturally took advantage of. But as the human race has evolved, many of us have gotten further and further away from the sun, quite literally. We live and work inside climate-controlled environments and wear clothing and sunscreen that covers or protects most of the body from the sun’s harshest rays. While that protection is important, so is sun exposure and the many positive benefits it confers on the body and the …

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How to Reduce Health Risks from Smoke Exposure

According to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, the 2020 fire season is one of the most devastating to date. By the end of the first week of September, California had recorded more than 7,600 fires and roughly 2.3 million acres had burned. Wildfires in Colorado, Oregon, and Washington are also causing record damage to communities across these states, destroying thousands of homes and property in their paths. While burned-out homes, vehicles, and forests are the obvious signs of the wildfires’ destruction, it’s the secondary impact of the flames, namely smoke, that’s causing concern not just in the …

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Importance of sleep and how to get the most of it

Whether you want to optimize health and performance or beat a health problem, sleep is a key ingredient. With the modern lifestyle and technologies, we are getting less sleep and worse sleep quality—over 35% of US adults get less than seven hours every night1. Since March is sleep awareness month, we explore the in’s and out’s of better sleep and how infrared sauna sessions can help. What happens when you sleep Sleep isn’t just laying still through the night. Rather, sleep is when your body performs many vital functions as it cycles through different stages, including rapid eye movement (REM), …

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Alive & Well Podcast: The Benefits of Infrared Products

Recently, Connie Zack was interviewed as a guest on the Alive & Well podcast regarding how to benefit your health with the use of infrared saunas and Sunlighten products. A few things she talked about: How infrared Sunlighten saunas can encourage healing and other healthy benefits. Various health benefits of Sunlighten products and what you can expect. How combining acoustic resonant sound and infrared technology can put your mind and body at ease. Listen to podcast. Below are some highlights of the conversation: How Can Infrared Benefit Me? “We want people to be proactive about their health. We want people …

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Benefits of Sunlighten’s mPulse 3-in-1®Sauna Providing Near Infrared Therapeutic Healing

Near infrared light therapy is the science of photobiomodulation. It uses invisible, near-infrared wavelengths between 700 and 1200 nm (nanometers) delivering energy to cells, stimulating healing and relieving pain. Infrared light therapy has been proven effective by hundreds of studies all over the world(1). What is the Difference Between Red Light (Laser) and Near Infrared (LED) Light Therapy? Red light therapy is part of the visible light spectrum; between 630 nm to 700 nm. It is used to help rejuvenate the skin and offers relief from inflammation and assists with wound healing. Near Infrared is delivered through LED (Light Emitting …

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Toxin-Free Spring Cleaning

The changing of the seasons gives ample opportunity to press restart and begin anew. This month prepare for the warm weather by purifying your body and home. A natural approach can ensure less toxin exposure for you and your family. Are you aware of the toxins surrounding you? Toxins Found in the Home Americans on average spend 90 percent of their time indoors – where air quality is poor. Often indoor air quality is two to five times worse than that found outdoors. Toxins such as radon, lead, and asbestos can all be found in the home. Radon is an …

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The Difference Between Light Therapy and Near Infrared Therapy

Living organisms have evolved to harness energy from the sun and each other. Therefore, Living cells are energetic beings that can both be affected by and emit electromagnetic spectrum. For example, plants can harness light energy to produce glucose, and human bodies are warm because we emit the infrared spectrum 1. Many ancient cultures, such as Greece, Egyptians, Romans, and Incans, have discovered the health benefits of sunlight and use various forms of sun exposure to treat diseases. In the 19th century, Niels Finsen observed that the sun helped with his symptoms of Niemann-Pick disease and that animals sought sun …

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3-in-1 Infrared Series: The Unique Health Benefits of Near Infrared Energy

Sunlighten’s 3-in-1 infrared sauna is the only sauna on the market that combines three heating elements in order to deliver near, mid and far infrared energy in a single heater system. In this post, I’ll be talking about all the technologies used to create near infrared (NIR) wavelengths and the therapeutic benefits they offer. For more information about the other wavelengths, check out the first two posts in our wavelength series: The Unique Health Benefits of Mid Infrared Energy and The Unique Health Benefits of Far Infrared Energy. What is Near Infrared Energy? Near infrared (NIR) is the shortest infrared wavelength on …

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3-in-1 Infrared Series: The Unique Health Benefits of Mid Infrared Energy

When you’re first learning about infrared saunas, the science behind the therapy can be confusing. But understanding the different technologies used to produce near, mid and far infrared wavelengths is the key to getting the therapy (and value) you deserve. In this post, I’ll explain how mid infrared (MIR) wavelengths are produced and the specific therapeutic benefits they offer. For details about far infrared (FIR), you can read the first post in our wavelength series. And I’ll be back to discuss near infrared (NIR), so stay tuned! What is Mid Infrared Energy? Infrared energy is a specific band of energy within …

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Get to the Root of the Problem: Biological Medicine Treats More Than Symptoms

In October, I had the opportunity to visit the Hansa Center for Optimum Health in Wichita, Kansas. Dr. David Jernigan, the founder of the Hansa Center, is a big believer in integrative medicine. Several years ago he purchased a Sunlighten mPulse Empower sauna for Hansa, and he regularly incorporates 3-in-1 infrared sauna therapy into his treatment plans. So when Sarah Wickens, Sunlighten’s medical accounts manager, and I were able to visit Hansa, we were excited to share how the technology behind our infrared saunas can help their patients with Lyme disease and other toxic ailments. Treating the Whole Person The Hansa Center …

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