Detoxify your body in our Far-Infrared sauna and
BURN UP TO 600 CALORIES IN
30 MINUTES WHILE LYING DOWN!
The SlimDome uses Far-Infrared technology, which is capable of penetrating into the skin to improve circulation, reduce pain and activate major bodily functions as well as detoxify the tough abnormal fat layer. As an added benefit it can accelerate weight loss, "Studies have shown a 30 minute far infrared sauna session can burn up to 600 calories," as reported in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Here are just a few of the numerous documented benefits of Far Infrared technology:
•Detox Therapy - Skin is the largest organ in the body and plays a significant part in detoxification which is useful for those suffering from immune system problems that include chronic fatigue syndrome, environmental illness/multiple chemical sensitivity, and fibromyalgia.
•Reduces Pain - The FDA and hundreds of scientific, clinical, university and medical studies agree Far-Infrared Heat Therapy relieves pain due to Arthritis (including Rheumatoid Arthritis), Carpal Tunnel, Reynaud's Syndrome, low back and menstrual pain. Click here to find out how
•Improved Immune Function - Far Infrared increases production of white blood cells & killer T-cells which kills many disease causing cold/flu causing bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites.
•Strengthens Cardiovascular Function - SlimDome causes heart rate and cardiac output increase & diastolic blood pressure decrease. 1980 research by NASA concluded that Far Infrared sauna would be the ideal way for astronauts to maintain cardiovascular conditioning during space flight.
•Weight Loss - 30 minutes in the SlimDome burns up to 600 calories by raising metabolism which breaks down cellulite (trapped water, fat and toxic waste products).
The FDA and Hundreds of Scientific, Clinical, University and Medical
Studies Agree that Far-Infrared Heat Therapy Relieves Pain.
Pain robs us of our quality of life. Prescription drugs are addictive, with dangerous side-effects. Infrared radiant heat products produce deep, soothing and penetrating heat for the relief of arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, Carpal Tunnel, Raynaud's Syndrome, sore backs, muscle aches and spasms as well as many other painful maladies. FIR heat relieves pain by expanding blood vessels, increasing circulation and improving lymph flow. Better circulation allows more oxygen to reach injured areas of the body and helps to reduce pain and speed up the healing process. This deep and gentle radiant heat also relieves soreness, swelling and lactic acid from exercise.
Far Infrared Radiant Heat Therapy is recommended by many therapists and physicians to treat chronic pain, including Fibromyalgia. It is also effective in reducing inflammation and swelling. What's more, the gentle Infrared healing heat opens the nasal passages and assists the sinuses to drain. Persons suffering from chronic sinusitis may experience either short-term or lasting relief of sinus headaches, and find it easier to breath after a sauna session.
The infrared energy released penetrate deep into muscle tissue. It enhances circulation and thereby promotes oxygenation of body tissues. Like other heat therapies, FIR heat therapy relives muscle aches, pains, stiffness, and muscle spasms. In addition, by stimulating vasodilatation of peripheral blood vessels and enhancing the body's delivery of oxygen to joints and extremities, it is believed to speed the healing of sprains and strains, thereby relieving pain and reducing the time it takes the body to recover from an injury.
New clinical research on pain offers evidence to establish a novel class of pain -- "heat responsive pain" or HRP -- which encompasses several common pain conditions that can be treated with the use of heat therapy. Researchers studying HRP have observed remarkable therapeutic benefits by using continuous low-level heat therapy for treating lower-back, upper-body and menstrual pain, all conditions that fall under the new HRP classification.
A case study reported in Sweden involved a 70 year-old man who had rheumatoid arthritis secondary to acute rheumatic fever. He had reached his toxic limit of gold injections and his Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate (ESR) was still 125. After using an infrared heat system for less than five months, his ESR was down to 11.
The rheumatologist worked with a 14 year-old Swedish girl who had difficulty walking downstairs due to knee pain from the age of eight. This therapist told her mother the girl would be in a wheelchair within two years if she did not begin gold corticosteroid therapy. After three infrared sauna treatments, she began to become more agile and subsequently took up folk dancing without the aid of conventional approaches. A clinical study in Japan reported a successful solution for seven out of seven cases of rheumatoid arthritis treated with whole body infrared therapy.
The McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology reports "medical practitioners make use of infrared radiant heat to treat sprains, strains, bursitis, peripheral vascular diseases, arthritis, and muscle pain." Dr. Masao Nakamura of the O & P Medical Clinic in Japan reported success with the use of infrared heat treatment for:
- Shoulder Stiffness
- Gastro-enteric Problems
- Ear Diseases
What is arthritis? Arthritis refers to more than 100 different muscle/skeletal conditions. The most common diseases of those are osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout and increasingly, fibromyalgia.
Most of the symptoms of arthritis are characterized by joint inflammation, pain, and stiffness. For most people arthritis pain and inflammation cannot be avoided as the body ages. In fact, most people over the age of 50 show some signs of arthritis. Joints naturally degenerate over time. Fortunately, arthritis can be managed through a combination of therapy, medication, exercise, rest, nutrition and in some cases surgery.
Far Infrared therapy has proven to be one of those therapies that can effectively help you manage the pain of arthritis. Far Infrared Ray (FIR) can penetrate up to [3.5] inches beneath the skin and directly apply to the area that cause the pain. Among Far Infrared (FIR) healing benefits are its ability to:
- Improve blood circulations
- Enhance the delivery of oxygen and nutrients to the body's soft tissue areas
- Remove accumulated toxins by improving lymph circulation
- Relax muscles and spasm
In the end, those effects all work towards relieving arthritis and the pain it causes.
There have been numerous studies on the therapeutic effects of FIR products. One clinical study done by Dr. Gordon Ko and Dr. David Berbrayer at Sunnybrook and Women's College Health Science Centers at the University of Toronto, published in the August 2002 issue of Alternative Medicine Review "Journal of Clinical Therapeutics", showed that there are significant improvements in both subjective measures of pain and discomfort associated with Raynaud's Syndrome.
One of the fastest growing complaints in this country today, carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) responds to (FIR) as well. CTS is caused by motion and trauma to the median nerve passing through the wrist. Assembly line workers are particularly prone to the problem. The standard medical treatment for CTS is still surgery, which has a dismal success rate of less than 10%. Dr. Wayne Good, the plant physician at General Motors Flint Assembly, has treated close to 600 patients (with FIR) and achieved positive results in over 70% of patients. He is in the process of submitting his results for publication as further studies continue.
SOURCE: New Jersey Medical School At UMDNJ--New Jersey Medical School -Researcher Finds Heat Therapy More Effective Than Analgesics for Low Back Pain Relief -Study Published in May 15 Issue of the Journal Spine NEWARK, N.J.
(BW HealthWire)--May 15, 2002--Low level heat therapy is more effective than over-the-counter oral medications for relieving low back pain, according to the results of a nationwide study led by a sports medicine researcher at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ).
In the six-month study involving 371 patients, participants were given the maximum recommended non-prescription dosages of ibuprofen and acetaminophen or low level heat therapy for two days to treat acute low back pain. The results showed that the low level heat therapy provided significantly more pain relief beginning on the first day of treatment than the oral analgesics and that the effects lasted more than 48 hours after the treatment was completed. "Although clinical guidelines in the U.S. have recommended the use of self-administered heat, this is the first study to compare the effectiveness of topical heat treatment versus oral analgesics for treating muscle pain and stiffness," according to Dr. Scott F. Nadler, director of sports medicine at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School in Newark and co-investigator of the study. "Confirming that this treatment is effective is important to patients because it gives them a treatment option that does not have the potential risk to the liver, kidneys, and gastrointestinal tract than can accompany inappropriate analgesic usage," said Dr. Nadler, who is also an associate professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation at the medical school.
Source: HealthNewsDigest.com, Date Published: 2002-10-01
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- Journal of the American College of Cardiology study on repeated far infrared sauna treatments.
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- The effects of repeated thermal therapy for two patients with chronic fatigue syndrome. by Masuda A, Kihara T, Fukudome T, Shinsato T, Minagoe S, Tei C. April 2005 (opens in new window)
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- Clinical Implications of Thermal Therapy in Lifestyle-Related Diseases by Sadatoshi Biro, Akinori Masuda, Takashi Kihara and Chuwa Tei 2003. Obesity And Diabetes: Pathophysiological Mechanisms And Therapeutic Approaches (opens in new window)
- Repeated Thermal Therapy Diminishes Appetite Loss and Subjective Complaints in Mildly Depressed Patients by Akinori Masuda, MD, PhD, Masamitsu Nakazato, MD, PhD, Takashi Kihara, MD, PhD, Shinichi Minagoe, MD, PhD and Chuwa Tei, MD, PhD 2005. From the Psychosomatic Medicine, Respiratory and Stress Care Center, Kagoshima University Hospital, Kagoshima, Japan (A.M.); the Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Miyazaki University, Miyazaki, Japan (M.N.); and Cardiovascular, Respiratory and Metabolic Medicine, Kagoshima University, Kagoshima, Japan (T.K., S.M., C.T.). (opens in new window)
- Sitting in sauna may prevent cancer. Dr. Jason Allen. (opens in new window)
- Is Your Family Toxic? By James Ferguson. Published in the London Daily Mail May 22, 2007. Extracted from The Vitamin Murders: Who Killed Healthy Eating in Britain, by James Ferguson, published by Atlantic Books (opens in new window)
- Bringing Devon back... A Family's Crusade October 24, 2004. A couple says mercury agent in vaccines caused son's autism (opens in new window)
- Read an Interview with actor Jeremy Davies in the New York Times describing how he lost 33 lbs. for the movie "Rescue Dawn" using an infrared sauna. Click Here.
Sauna use is contraindicated for certain conditions and there are certain conditions you should contact your physician about before using an infrared sauna.