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Far-Infrared Sauna Detoxification &
Cellular Purification

Sweating Out ToxinsDetoxification
The body has one proven mechanism for dumping environmental toxins: SWEATING. The Far-Infrared Sauna is the safest, most effective and economical way of purifying your body of stored toxins. Studies now confirm that diet and environmental chemicals cause 95% of cancers. Furthermore, as the first generation of man exposed to such an unprecedented plethora of daily chemicals, we have learned those stored chemicals can mimic any disease. "Incurable" chronic diseases that were thought to have no known cause often disappear once toxic chemicals are gone.

What is Far-Infrared Heat?
Infrared light is part of the Sun's invisible spectrum. One of Far-Infrared light's characteristics is the ability to easily penetrate human tissue. When this happens, it creates a natural resonance, which has many beneficial properties. Remember the last time you were sunbathing with sunscreen? Were you still hot? Of course you were because the sunscreen only stops the UV (Ultraviolet) light from hitting your skin. The Far-Infrared heat (FIR light waves) penetrates your skin, giving you that wonderful natural warmth. You can be exposed to Far-Infrared heat for hours and it will never cause your skin to burn. Far-Infrared heat is completely healthy and safe for all living things.

Why Doctor's Recommend Far-Infrared
Far-Infrared (FIR) waves provide concentrated radiant energy, similar to that from the sun. When any tissue in the body is exposed to FIR waves, whether radiated by sunlight, reflected by specially coated fabrics or ceramic panels, there is a rapid increase in warmth which can be shown by thermography. This heat plus the activation of several other response mechanisms stimulates the healing processes.
For example, FIR waves:

• Increase blood flow by promoting dilation (expansion) of the micro-circulatory system of capillaries.
• Reduce muscle spasms as muscle fibers are heated.
• Remove toxins from the site receiving FIR waves.
• Assist in the reduction of swelling and inflammation by improving lymph flow.
• Reduce soreness through direct action on both free nerve endings in tissues and on peripheral nerves.

At the cellular level, researchers have discovered the FIR wavelengths between 7 and 14 microns:

• Stimulate enzyme activity.
• Promote the adhesion and osmosis of water molecules across the cellular membrane.
• Attract calcium ions to the cellular membrane.

Proven ResearchDetoxification

Dr. Toshiko Yamazaki, MD, owns a clinic in Japan where she has done extensive research on the therapeutic uses of Far-Infrared. In her book, "The Science of Far-Infrared Therapies," she explains that one of the reasons FIR has beneficial results in a variety of illnesses is the ability of FIR waves to remove toxins, which are often at the core of many health problems. Since humans are bio-accumulators, numerous toxins that cannot be removed immediately after entry are stored in our bodies. For example, when toxic gases such as sulphur dioxide or toxic substances such as lead, mercury or chlorine meet large water molecules, they are encapsulated by the clusters of water. Where these toxins are accumulated, blood circulation is blocked and cellular energy is impaired. However, when a 10 micron FIR wave is applied to these large water molecules, the water begins to vibrate. This vibration reduces the ion bonds of the atoms which are holding together the molecules of water. As the breakdown of the water molecules occurs, encapsulated gases and other toxic materials are released, such as:

• Heavy metals, including mercury, lead, cadmium, and aluminum.
• Chemicals, including arsenic, formaldehyde, pesticides, agent orange, industrial chemicals, and gasoline.
• Alcohol, nicotine, heroine, and prescription drugs.

A Different Kind of Sweat
In one study performed by American researchers, the sweat of people using a conventional sauna was found to be 95 to 97% water while the sweat of those using an Infrared Sauna was 80 to 85% water with the non-water portion principally cholesterol, fat-soluble toxins, toxic heavy metals (such as mercury and aluminum), sulfuric acid, sodium, ammonia and uric acid. This unusually high concentration of heavy metals and other fat-soluble toxins is not found in the sweat from normal exercise.

Reported Far-Infrared Health BenefitsDetoxification

As the Far-Infrared Sauna helps you successfully flush these toxins from your system, it is known to simultaneously provide a multitude of other health benefits such as the following:

• Lower lactic acid (the acid that accumulates and causes pain in muscles when you have overdone it during exercising);
• Stimulate endorphins (happy hormones) of the brain;
• Kill organisms like bacteria and parasites;
• Stop swelling;
• Improve lymphatic flow;
• Strengthen the immune system by increasing leukocytes (a type of white blood cell);
• Increase blood circulation and oxygen supply;
• Attract calcium to cell membranes where it is needed for healing;
• Provide pain relief from arthritis, fibromyalgia, muscle spasms and joint stiffness;
• Speed up metabolism in the body;
• Weight control - Burns as many calories in one session as you would rowing or jogging 30 minutes;
• Improve skin and help reduce cellulite.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Can a person above 60 years old benefit from the FIR Sauna?
A: The older we get, the more toxic we become. Many anti-aging practitioners are now incorporating FIR Sauna therapy. Regular use can also be an effective means of cardiovascular conditioning, burning of calories, relief from arthritis, and an alternative to the more demanding forms of exercise.

Q: What about use by children?
A: Good results have been noted with autism and ADD/ADHD. If the sauna is used for children under ten, it should be used for a short duration at a low temperature (100oF) with lots if fluids. Children should not use the sauna except under the direction of a qualified health practitioner.

Q: Is the FIR Sauna good for weight loss?
A: There is the obvious weight loss that is associated with burning calories. More important, however, is the weight loss that occurs with those patients with chemical toxicities. These are the people who have tried many diets with little or no results. Toxic chemicals are stored in the fat cells and the body will not let go of the fat unless or until you get rid of the toxins. The body very cleverly binds up these toxins in the fat to preserve our vital organs. Once the toxins are removed, the weight gain associated with it is usually resolved.

Q: How often should I use the FIR sauna?
A: Two to three times per week is usually recommended. More often is possible but it is best to discuss this with your health practitioner.

Q: How long should I stay in the sauna?
A: One half hour is usually the right amount of time, but you may need to begin with ten minutes and slowly work up to one half hour if you are especially toxic. Some people may choose to stay in for an hour or more, but these situations are only recommended under the direct supervision of a qualified health practitioner.

Q: How can the FIR Sauna help my skin?
A: The infrared rays have the capability to penetrate into the deep layers of our skin, stimulating metabolism. When the skin absorbs the rays, the heat from the rays increases blood circulation to allow more oxygenation and to discharge toxins. Increased blood circulation has been shown to relieve acne, eczema, psoriasis, burns, lesions, and cuts.

Q: Each 50-minute session of FIR Sauna burns over 900 calories. What kind of activities can I engage in to burn that many calories?
A: Vigorous activities of uphill brisk-walking, cycling of more than 10mph, vigorous racquetball, singles tennis, and jogging usually only burns 420 calories per hour in an average person.

Q: Should I drink water before or after the session?
A: You should drink water before and after the session, allowing your body to stay hydrated and replacing the water that was sweat out during the session.

Q: Should I change my dietary habit once I start to use the FIR Sauna?
A: Yes, we recommend that you include a multivitamin in your diet, plus unprocessed food, fruits, vegetables and more water.


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