You should not use the infrared sauna during your during the menstrual period, and/or if you’ve had an acute joint injury within 48 hours of your planned session. There is no evidence that you can’t visit the sauna daily, however, it suggested that you limit your sessions to a max of 45 minutes, no more than 3-4 times per week.
You will feel the warm relaxing penetration of heat in the body but may also feel mild to moderate heat discomfort. You may also experience low blood pressure, light-headed, minor leg pain, or airway irritation. This is normal.
You may feel sluggish or even sick. This is temporary, mostly because of dehydration which isn’t apparent because you may not have sweated. Drink fluids and you’ll be right as rain.
Relaxation and Improved health
Choose an Infrared or Himalayan Salt sauna session and reap the benefits. You’ll feel better, and become healthier in the process. Please note the Pre Session tab to left to identify those who should not use the sauna.
How It Works
Unlike a standard sauna that heats the air first and then your body, infrared heats your body directly.
Benefits of Infrared Sauna Therapy
During an infrared sauna session, oxygen-rich blood is delivered to the muscles, resulting in faster recovery from aches, soreness, and stiffness. It also relieves inflammation. This results in these benefits:
- Relief from stress and fatigue
- Muscle aches, arthritis, and joint relief
- Weight loss and calorie burning
- Increased metabolism
- Immune system support
- Skin condition relief
- Heart health
- Appearance of cellulite
- Diabetes support
How It Works
The salt is grounded into tiny microparticles and dispersed into the sauna. As you relax, you inhale the dry, salt-enriched air deep down into the lungs. This is where the benefits of salt do their best healing.
The warmed Himalayan salt gives off negative ions. This helps to relieve anxiety, reduce stress, improve sleep, reduce allergens, and more.
Salt therapy is referred to as Halotherapy, is deep-rooted in ancient healing practices and rising in popularity in the west.
Benefits of Halotherapy (Himalayan Salt)
Salt therapy may provide relief from some COPD symptoms, as it thins the mucus resulting in the ability to cough it up and clear it from your body, according to the American Lung Association (ALA).
It also increases under the skin blood flow, much like the lining of the lungs would, to reduce inflammation; which in turn, can reduce redness, swelling, itching, and dryness. Combined, this can also reduce the frequency and severity of Eczema flare-ups.
According to research, Himalayan salt contains more potent minerals than regular table salt. The widely known and used white salt contains a similar amount of sodium chloride. By comparison, Himalayan salt has 84 additional beneficial trace elements and minerals. Some of these notable minerals include:
This can result in:
- Pain relief from sore muscles and joints
- Relaxation and stress relief
- Better sleep
- Stimulation of respiratory system (benefiting asthma and some lung diseases)
- immune system strengthening
Cleanse, relax, and be healthier
There are many benefits to a Himalayan salt as well as infrared in a sauna session. To begin with, sessions can help fight off viruses. Through increased perspiration is also detoxes the body, increases circulation, which can result in a healthier body that can prevent cellulite buildup.
For more specific benefits of each infrared sauna session or Himalayan salt sauna session, click the tabs to the left.