For those who are wondering what an infrared sauna is, it is part of the sun’s spectrum but it is not visible to the naked eye but people experience it as heat. Infrared wavelength, does penetrate your body to kickstart detoxification through sweating. Actually, it is safe to the point where in the newborn unit they use it in keeping the babies warm. It is common for people to feel a certain kind of warmth once they have been hugged and this is because the bodies of the participants radiate heat. Dry and wet saunas depend on the room air being heated to the point where it gets so hot in the body but this is the only way it can reach therapeutic levels. You should know that it does not happen in infrared sauna because it is the tissues which are heated that this causes the body to sweat at more ambient temperature.
For people who cannot stand sweating because they do not like the feeling or smell of sweat, it is time to change your thought. Sweating does increase metabolism which is basically burning calories. For this reason, you will find many professionals referring to it as passive cardio. Expect to shed at least 600 calories by sitting in an infrared sauna for just 30 minutes. Over time, people who have been regularly going to infrared sauna realize a decrease in their abdominal girth. In addition, scientific research has shown using infrared sauna during the evening results to loss of 4% of body fat in a short time. This is mainly attributed to low cortisol levels in the evening as well as high rates of human growth hormone.
There are people who claim that detoxifying is not that important because the body is made perfectly capable of doing it on its own. This is indeed true but there are so many pollutants being realized in the environment and many companies do not care about conducting studies on how these pollutants affect the health of human beings on the long term because there is no law that requires them to do this. It is too much to expect from our bodies considering it has to fight mercury and lead too which are found naturally in the environment.