How Do Far-Infrared Saunas Work?

BY: Staff |Sep 10, 2015

How Do Far-Infrared Saunas Work?

The sauna is a centuries-old institution. Far-infrared saunas are a more recent development, and many spas claim they’re a better dry-heat method for inducing relaxation and perspiration. While traditional saunas heat the air, infrared heat can penetrate the body.

How do far-infrared saunas work?

Infrared saunas bathe the skin in a dry, relaxing infrared heat. Unlike traditional saunas, which only heat the air around the body, infrared saunas send the heat deep into the body. This raises the body’s core temperature and may stimulate the lymphatic system and immune system. Bodies respond by sweating profusely.

What should I do before using an infrared sauna?

It’s best to check with your doctor before using an infrared sauna.

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