Infrared sauna: two doctors, two opinions

Sunday, April 5th, 2009

These are two quotes from two doctors with completely different views about infrared sauna benefits: Dr. Oz at The Oprah Winfrey Show: The next life extension tool that Dr. Oz wheels onto Oprah’s stage can help you burn 700 calories…without lifting a finger. … “It gets your heart to beat faster, and it burns calories,” […]

Health links – 07 April 2006

Friday, April 7th, 2006

As I read a lot of health, fitness and medicine blogs and websites, now and then I stumble upon a post which catches my attention but not related directly to the infrared sauna topic. As I think that such posts can be interesting and/or helpful to the readers of this blog who also want to […]

Infrared sauna and health: Part 4. Infrared sauna alternatives

Sunday, April 2nd, 2006

As I showed in the previous post in the Infrared sauna and health series, an infrared sauna trains many systems of our body. If we incorporate an infrared sauna in our lives, we can expect getting benefits from it, like prevention of heart diseases, soft and healthy skin, arthritis symptoms relief, stress reduction, improved circulation […]

Dark side of infrared sauna market

Wednesday, March 29th, 2006

And, actually, the dark side of infrared sauna market is the dark side of all medicine. When a doctor starts to care about money more that about patients, ugly and dangerous things can happen. In her post, Autism Diva writes about malpractice of using a sauna for treatment of autistic child. One version of autism […]

Infrared sauna and health: Part 1. Is there benefit in infrared sauna?

Saturday, March 11th, 2006

In the modern world sauna is surrounded with an aura of health, beauty and relaxation. Many articles and books agree that sauna (sweat lodge, thermae, hammam, banya – substitute what you like) was used by Finnish (Indian, Ancient Greek, Turkish, Russian) people from ancient time to modern days and was a proven way to become […]

The Finnish Sauna site

Thursday, January 12th, 2006

I like to share with you one of the good-quality sites on saunas I’ve found on the web. Here it is – The Finnish Sauna site. It is run by Mihael Cankar from Finland and he provides his valuable knowledge there. While the main theme of Michael’s site is a traditional Finnish sauna, he has […]