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Infrared Sauna for Migraine

Courtesy of the Migraine Research Foundation, here is a chilling statistic. Healthcare costs are 70% higher for a family with a migraine sufferer than a non-migraine affected family. Migraine is a tremendous burden on families, workplaces, and the economy. But it is still not well understood. Migraine sufferers have an array of treatments to try, Read more…


Massage for Headaches

You might think that “massage for headaches” would be a simple and straightforward topic. It’s anything but. For one thing, according to WebMD, there are 150 different kinds of headaches, and there’s no reason to suppose that whatever helps one type helps another as well. Of these 150 types, only six are common (migraine, cluster, Read more…


Photobiomodulation for Skin

The photobiomodulation (PBM) bed here at Peak bears a superficial resemblance to a tanning bed. But don’t let that superficial resemblance fool you. The two could hardly be more different in what they do. Heavy exposure to ultraviolet light, which is what sometimes takes place in a tanning bed, can cause skin cancer. It makes Read more…







Infrared Sauna for Cancer

The National Cancer Institute sponsors a fact sheet on “Hyperthermia in Cancer Treatment.” This sheet explains that hyperthermia is a treatment in which the body is exposed to high temperatures. Because cancer cells are typically weaker than normal cells, they may succumb to the high temperature without any injury to the other cells. If this Read more…


Photobiomodulation for Low Testosterone

Is photobiomodulation good for low testosterone? The answer is clearly yes if you’re a rat and a qualified yes if you’re a human being. I last wrote about photobiomodulation (PBM) and testosterone in August 2018. At that time, I had found a study that showed regular PBM treatments increased blood levels of testosterone in rats. Read more…