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Infrared Sauna for Arthritis

Arthritis is a name we give to pain or disease in the joints. There are over 100 types. The two most common are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Osteoarthritis is a breakdown of cartilage in the joints. Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune response, in which your immune system attacks the linings of your joints. There are Read more…




Self-Care in the Time of Coronavirus

On the cover of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, it says, “Don’t Panic.” That’s good advice at any time, but today especially. The novel coronavirus is scary mostly because we’ve never encountered it before. Most people who come down with the disease will survive it. Self-care, and specifically the self-care involved in strengthening your Read more…




Infrared Sauna for Inflammation

Infrared sauna for inflammation seems counter-intuitive, doesn’t it? We associate inflammation with the generation of heat, and it seems to defy common sense that subjecting inflammation to more heat would limit or reduce it. Our usual response to inflammation is to apply cold, which reduces the swelling that usually accompanies it. But that’s acute inflammation. Read more…


Infrared Sauna for High Blood Pressure

There is a wealth of clinical research showing that infrared sauna can provide help for high blood pressure (hypertension). This is fortunate because hypertension is a high-stakes game. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), it kills nearly 1,000 people per day in the U.S. alone. Seven out of 10 adults in this country Read more…