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Bask in the Benefits of a Detox Infrared Sauna

by Heather Schuerlein, L.Ac, Dipl.OM

Bask in the Benefits of a Detox Infrared Sauna, Adirondack Wellness Group in Queensbury, NYHave you tried using a detox infrared sauna yet? As dedicated holistic health care providers, we are always looking for the best natural and effective ways to help our patients manage their health issues – and we are so glad to have found this therapy! Read on to find out why we choose Sunlighten Detox Infrared Sauna at our clinic.

What is an Infrared Sauna?

While a typical sauna uses heat to warm the air around you, an infrared sauna, like our Sunlighten Sauna at Adirondack Wellness Group, uses a penetrating heat to actually warm the body’s cells directly. While this may sound odd, it is actually a well-researched and safe method that has an amazing list of health benefits.


How Does it Fit Into My Treatment Plan?

Starting a routine with the Sunlighten Infrared Sauna is the best way to start to reap the benefits of this amazing technology. Infrared saunas can also help people with complex health issues make substantial improvements in their condition more quickly. Most people can add on a visit in the sauna with their typical therapeutic session at Adirondack Wellness Group. Speak with our staff today to get started!


Who Should Use an Infrared Sauna?

The simple answer here is almost anyone. There are so many benefits to using the Sunlight Sauna, chances are you will find a reason to treat yourself. There are a few circumstances in which a stop in the sauna would not be recommended including pregnancy or fainting disorders. Please speak with our staff if you have any questions about your ability to sauna.


What are the Benefits of an Infrared Sauna?

Aside from being an enjoyable way to relax or a tempting add-on to your chiropractic, acupuncture, or massage session, the Sunlight Sauna has some pretty amazing health benefits. Check out this massive list of amazing benefits:


  1. Detoxification

Sweating is one of the body’s best ways to rid itself of toxins. Because the infrared sauna heats the body directly at the cellular level, these toxins are easily removed and the body is cleansed. This allows for a healthier immune system and a quicker recovery from illness. This process is helpful for a wide range of health issues from digestive complaints to migraines or sleep issues.

2. Relaxation

It’s no surprise that basking in a warm, quiet sauna can be relaxing. The Sunlighten Sauna uses a deep penetrating infrared heat that is much more gentle than the extreme heat of typical saunas. This helps to promote a calm mind and can even help to improve your sleep.


3.  Weight Loss

It seems too good to be true that relaxing in a sauna can actually help you lose weight, but the Sunlighten Sauna detoxifies and burns calories during your session. Your heart rate and metabolism increase as your body adjusts to the heat. If you are working slimming down, a regular sauna visit can help you burn extra calories, increase detoxification, and release stress.


4.  Pain Relief

One of the most beneficial uses for infrared heat is pain relief. This heat therapy is able to penetrate below the skin’s surface to provide increased circulation and healing to the tissues of the body. It can help with a wide range of musculoskeletal pains as well as other conditions like fibromyalgia.


5.  Lower Blood Pressure

Studies have shown that using an infrared sauna a few times a week can keep blood pressure levels down. This is due to the increased blood flow and circulation caused by the deep heat of the sauna.


6.  Improved Circulation

A session in a Sunlighten Sauna is like an extra cardio workout. The deep heat of the sauna works to heat the tissues and increase blood flow to improve circulation throughout the entire body.


7.  Beautiful Skin

The infrared wavelengths penetrate deep into the skin to promote circulation, collagen production, and detoxification. This helps the skin to be nourished and clear and can prevent wrinkles and blemishes. Your overall skin tone will improve and you will maintain a youthful, healthy glow.


8.  Wound Healing

Just as the infrared wavelengths work to improve the quality of the skin, they can also help with the regeneration and healing of wounds. This greatly increases the ability of the skin to regenerate and wounds heal faster and without infection.


9.  Overall Cell Health

The amazing benefits of the infrared Sunlighten Sauna are because of its ability to deeply heal and nourish the cells of the body. This in turn boost our immune system, repairs our muscles and bones, beautifies our skin, and detoxifies our individual cells.


10.  Relax and Recharge

With so many benefits to spending a little R&R time in the Sunlighten Sauna, there’s no reason not to treat yourself. The practitioners at Adirondack Wellness Group are highly knowledgeable about the benefits of the infrared sauna and have experienced the health benefits themselves. The sauna is a perfect add-on to your current wellness routine at AWG, contact us today to set up your sauna session!