The Far-Infrared Sauna and Its Potential Benefits

Updated: Nov 19, 2021


A sauna is a great addition to any home gym set-up. One of the most effective ways to relieve stress after an intense workout is to go inside the sauna and just let your body feel the heat. If you’re planning to have one at your home, there are many types that you can choose from. And one of those you should consider is the far-infrared sauna. It has qualities that may help improve one’s health and wellbeing. Read through the rest of this blog learn more about far-infrared saunas and their potential benefits.

What are Far-Infrared Saunas?

Far-infrared saunas use a certain spectrum of light to generate heat. Traditional saunas typically heat water using gas or electricity, filling the chamber with hot steam. But far-infrared saunas use infrared lights inside their wall panels to warm your body directly. This triggers the same effects in your body as traditional steam saunas, so it also has similar benefits.

Potential Health Benefits of Far-Infrared Saunas

  • They can help improve blood pressure. Being in far-infrared saunas can help people with hypertension manage their blood pressure. The sauna makes the body heat up and causes the blood vessels to dilate, allowing blood to easily flow through and lowering blood pressure. The heart rate also increases and improves the overall blood circulation.

  • They aid the body’s detoxification process. Being exposed to far-infrared lights causes the body to heat up and produce sweat. Sweating naturally helps your body expel toxins like heavy metals. So far-infrared saunas can actually aid in the body’s detoxification process.

  • They can help with pain management. The far-infrared’s effect on improving pain levels in the body largely relates to the improved blood circulation it promotes. Since the blood vessels relax and blood flow increases, this helps relieve muscle soreness and helps joints be less tense.

Call Us Today for Professional Help!

Contact The Spa Spot today if you need experts to help in building your new thermal bath at home. Our company professionally installs saunas, swim spas, and hot tubs in Edmonton. Feel free to get in touch with us today to learn more about our services.

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