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Infrared Sauna for Skin Conditions

Is infrared sauna good for skin conditions? There’s no simple answer, if for no other reason than that there is such a wide variety of skin conditions. They can range from garden variety acne to the bewildering psoriatic arthropathy of The Singing Detective. (The singing detective was the main character in an acclaimed 1986 British Read more…


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…


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…



Infrared Sauna for Chronic Inflammation

Infection invariably causes inflammation, but not all inflammation is due to infection. Sometimes the body perceives the need for an immune reaction, even when there is no threat present. When this happens, your immune system might inflame your own cells and tissues. If this kind of chronic inflammation goes on, it can lead to weakness, Read more…



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…