Infrared Sauna Therapy
Sunlighten Infrared Saunas utilize near, mid and far infrared, which promotes healing and detoxing at every level.
Near Infrared Saunas
The shortest of the wavelengths is nIR, and penetrates the skin most effectively. When delivered properly it can promote wound healing, skin renewal and tissue growth.
Mid Infrared Saunas
Mid infrared, as the name implies, is shorter than far but longer than near. It can penetrate into soft tissue, helping expand blood vessels and increasing circulation to injured areas of the body. Thus it is useful in treating inflammation in the body
Far Infrared Saunas
Far Infrared perhaps the most popular type. fIR is the longest wavelength of the three, and as such penetrates the deepest. It works on the cellular level, stimulating the sweat glands to release harmful toxins. It is this process that increases your heart rate, cardiac output and metabolic rate.
Far vs. Mid vs. Near Infrared - The Health Benefits
Here is a general breakdown of health benefits and which wavelengths offer it:
Relaxation: Far, Mid and Near Infrared
Detoxification: Far and Mid Infrared
Pain Relief: Far, Mid and Near Infrared
Cardio: Far, Mid and Near Infrared
Anti-Aging: Far and Near Infrared
Weight Loss: Far and Mid Infrared