Young or old, healthy or sick, detoxifying our bodies in a natural way is more important than ever. Research shows there are multiple dangerous toxins in our food, water, air, furniture, and even our children’s toys. Scientists have also shown that industrial toxins have often been found in newborns, as well as their mother's milk, at a worldwide scale.
According to The Guardian, out of “more than 40,000 chemicals used in consumer products in the US, according to the Environmental Protection Agency, less than 1% have been rigorously tested for human safety.” Although widely known, this situation is still concerning. Especially for a population trying their best to eat healthy, sleep well and do enough exercise. We gradually accumulate a variety of damaging substances as we go through our daily lives, including heavy metals, sulfuric acid, and ammonia.
While this accumulation of toxins is relatively normal, we do have some highly effective ways to get rid of the toxins in our bodies. The liver and kidneys for example do an amazing job of getting rid of many of them, yet others remain in our bodies. A number of them can also be expelled via food cleanses and flush diets. Yet there is an even more effective technique that has been helping us ‘detox’ since ancient times — sweating.
Exercise and sunlight are both excellent ways to get your sweat on. However, because of lifestyle reasons, time constraints or simple preference, not everyone exercises as often as they could. At the same time, staying in the sunlight for too long can be highly damaging to the skin, because of ultraviolet radiation. One way to get the best of both worlds, without the growing danger of UV rays, is by giving infrared sauna therapy a try.
Infrared saunas are a completely safe, relaxing, and time-tested option — they’ve been around for a century — to get rid of the many toxins in our bodies. The reason they can do this is because infrared saunas use rays like ‘far infrared’, the same type of natural radiation emitted by the sun. These infrared waves then penetrate and relax the body, as increased blood circulation warms the skin. A flood of sweat and toxins is released through the skin's open pores as the warm blood circulates deeper throughout the body.
As noted on a 2013 clinical trial, looking into the antioxidant effects of infrared saunas in the blood of volunteers, the positive influence of sauna therapy is clear. It was shown that the effect of high temperatures promotes the development of oxidative stress that is followed by the formation of adaptive reactions in the form of activation of antioxidant protection, cell-response enhancement, and restoration of structural homeostasis in red blood cells. This beneficial homeostatic effect has also been observed in other studies.
Infrared saunas from conscious, sustainable companies like Clearlight Infrared also feature beautiful, high-quality designs for their saunas. From small individual ones, to big outdoor saunas that can be enjoyed by up to 5 people at the same time, this can be both an intimate experience, as well as a relaxing family ritual. All while eliminating toxic substances from the body, and rejuvenating in multiple ways, which you can read here.
Infrared saunas are a safe, powerful way to cleanse your cells, in addition to increasing your metabolism and blood circulation. Thanks to the radiant energy it emits, the same type of heatwaves as the sun (minus the UV rays), your body will thank you for its warm detox effects. You’ll also relax your muscles, sooth your spirit, and rejuvenate your body.
To find out which infrared sauna is right for you and your loved ones, you can contact our team, who will be more than happy to assist you.