FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
HOW DOES INGRARED HEAT RELIEVE PAIN?
FIR heat relieves pain by expanding blood vessels and increasing circulation. Better circulation allows more oxygen to reach injured areas of the body and helps reduce pain and speed up the healing process. Many people us FIR heat to alleviate the pain and discomfort of arthritis, rheumatism and muscle spasms.
HOW DOES INFRARED HEAT CONTROL WEIGHT?
Perspiring is part of the complex thermoregulatory process of the body that increases the heart rate, cardiac output, and metabolic rate. The process of sweating requires a large amount of energy and reduces excess moisture, salt and subcutaneous fat. Fat becomes water soluble at 110°F allowing the body to sweat out fats and toxins.
HOW DOES INFRARED HEAT ELIMINATE TOXINS?
Toxins such as sodium, alcohol, nicotine, cholesterol, carcinogenic heavy metals (cadmium, lead, zinc, nickel) and mercury accumulate in the body during modern daily life. Infrared heat therapy stimulates the sweat glands that cleanse and detoxify the skin. FIR heat technology simply speeds up the body's natural process!
HOW DOES INFRARED HEAT IMPROVE THE IMMUNE SYSTEM?
Most illnesses are accompanied by a fever. during a fever, the body heats up to eliminate viruses and attack foreign agents. Often misunderstood, this rise in temperature is a natural stage of the immune system's healing process and is one of the best ways to rid the body of chemicals and unwelcome visitors. The immune system weakens the hold of viruses and bacterial growth. FIR heat induces an "artificial fever" by heating up the body but without the pains of an illness. Subsequently, the body wards off invading organisms much more easily because the immune system is activated consistently by the "artificial fever". Recent studies also show that colds and flu-like illnesses are reduced dramatically if treated in the early stages with FIR heat.
HOW DOES INFRARED HEAT REDUCE STRESS?
Infrared heat loosens muscles and relaxes the body prior to a message. Many massage therapists use infrared heat to provide more thorough and effective treatments.
HOW DOES INFRARED HEAT BENEFIT MY SKIN?
Infrared heat improves circulation, expels dirt and chemicals and removes dead cells on the surface of the skin. All of these benefits lead to a more soft and firm complexion.