- Cardiovascular conditioning
- Weight loss and caloric expenditure
- Pain relief
- Stimulation of the immune system
- Heavy metals
- All lipophilic (fat stored) toxins
IT'S A TOXIC WORLD
Today more than 77,000 chemicals are in active production in this country. We are continually subjected to poor air quality, chemically contaminated food and water, household cleansers, paint fumes, pharmaceutical drugs, pesticides, heavy metals (including mercury), and the list goes on and on. It's true that when ingested, these chemicals can remain in the body for years, altering our metabolism, causing enzyme dysfunction and nutritional deficiencies, creating hormonal imbalances and lowering our threshold of resistance to chronic disease. These chemicals and heavy metals make up the "total toxic burden." When our bodies exceed the limit that we can excrete, we begin to store these toxins. This bioaccumulation seriously compromises our physiological and psychological health and leads to chronic disease.
Allergies, acne, anxiety, burning skin, brain fog, chronic fatigue, chemical sensitivities, depression, eczema, frequent colds or flu, feeling "sick all over," insomnia, loss of dexterity, low body temperature, memory loss, mood swings, muscle and joint pains, poor concentration and many others.
DETOX DETOX DETOX
Infra-red sauna is recognized by health practitioners worldwide as perhaps the most effective method of removing both chemical and heavy metal toxins from the body.
"A sauna used to be thought of as a luxury. But studies now confirm that diet and environmental chemicals cause 95% of all cancers. Furthermore, as the first generation of man exposed to such an unprecedented plethora of daily chemicals, we have learned that stored or un-detoxified chemicals can mimic any disease. 'Incurable' chronic diseases that were thought to have no known cause often disappear once toxic chemicals are gone. Since the far infra-red sauna is the safest, most efficacious and economical way of depurating stored toxins; this makes it a household necessity."
Sherry A. Rogers, M.D., Northeast Center for Environmental Medicine
Internationally-known expert in environmental medicine
Author of Tired or Toxic? And Total Wellness and the bestselling Detoxify or Die.
A typical sauna session will cause a brief and minor increase in body temperature, identical to the body's defense mechanism against bacteria, microbes and consequent infection. The beneficial side effect triggers the production of white blood cells (leukocytes) by your bone marrow and killer T-cells by your thymus. The result is immune system improvement.
A 20-30 minute session in an Infra-red Sauna has the effect on the cardiovascular system similar to that from a 6-mile run. The body's natural reaction to heat is to cool itself. It does this by diverting blood from internal organs to the extremities and skin. This increases heart rate, cardiac output and metabolic rate. Medical research indicates that use of infra-red sauna therapy may be as effective as a means of cardiovascular conditioning as regular exercise. This is especially important to those individuals who are not physically capable of exercising. NASA concluded in the 1980's that far infra-red stimulation is the ideal way for astronauts to maintain cardiovascular conditioning during long space flights.
Infra-red therapy sauna assists in weight loss in 3 significant ways:
It effectively reduces heavy metals, which have been directly related to metabolic imbalances in the body, causing poor digestion and weight gain.
The infra-red sauna decreases fat stored (lipophilic) toxins. Oftentimes, weight loss cannot be accomplished unless these toxins are moved first.
Although weight loss due to perspiration (water loss) is quickly regained, sending more blood to the capillaries and converting fats and carbohydrates results in as much has 600 calories burned during 1 short sauna session.
Because cellulite is a gel-like substance made up of fat, water and waste products trapped near the surface of the skin, use of the infra-red sauna is very beneficial. Infra-red therapy is especially effective in cellulite removal when used in conjunction with a program including diet and massage.
Continuous strain on the autonomic nervous system often leads to a high level of stress - one of the elusive causes of many chronic diseases. By facilitating the expansion of capillary vessels thereby improving circulation, stress levels are reduced.
Infra-red saunas are a serious method of detoxification and, as such, should be used responsibly. Those patients with severe adrenal suppression, Lupus or Multiple Sclerosis should discuss far infra-red therapy with their doctor prior to use. Use of far infra-red therapy for hemophiliacs is contraindicated. Pregnant women and nursing mothers should also refrain from using this therapy. If you are under a doctor's care, always consult him/her prior to use.
INFRA-RED SAUNAS vs TRADITIONAL HIGH HEAT SAUNAS
Traditional high heat saunas operate at temperatures of 180 degrees F to 220 degrees F. Most people cannot tolerate this high temperature for very long and it causes the mucous membranes to dry out. This is why water or steam is introduced. Patients use the far infra-red saunas at between 100 degrees F to 130 degrees F. This feels like a warm dry room and the perspiration characteristics are significantly improved. Not only does the perspiration contain more toxins and less water but also more toxins will be expelled out through your kidneys, liver and even hair due to "resonant absorption." This resonant absorption is said to occur when the frequency of the far infra-red matches the frequency of the water in the cell. This causes toxins from the cells to be put out into the bloodstream and excreted in sweat, feces and urine.
Also, Infra-red Saunas:
• Constructed of hypoallergenic poplar wood, not cedar
• Significant detoxification due to "resonant absorption"
• Are safer (No hot surfaces. No high temperatures.)
You should use far infra-red sauna therapy if:
You have chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, mercury poisoning, any of the symptoms previously mentioned or
You are struggling with heavy metal or multi-chemical toxicity or
You are in good health and wish to remain in good health by lowering your toxic burden
You are a health practitioner treating patients with the above conditions.
In combination with Colonics, the Ionic Footbath, Lymphatic Drainage therapy, etc., or as a stand-alone treatment, the Far Infra-red Sauna can be a powerful addition to your Detoxification process. See costs sheet for more details about the Far Infra-red Sauna.
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Far Infra-Red Sauna
Only at the Glen Cove Location