Improve Wellness with Infrared Sauna Treatments
Detoxify, improve circulation, burn calories, and reduce pain and inflammation while you relax in the heated, natural wood infrared sauna at Our Family Health. We offer 3-wave infrared saunas, which are therapeutic tools that use near, mid, and far wavelengths to offer numerous benefits to your overall health. Traditional saunas provide you with a surface sweat by heating the air, while Infrared saunas heat the body from within, offering more healing and wellness benefits. Our Family Health offers the only infrared sauna service in Monroe, providing our community with a valuable wellness tool to address an array of wellness challenges.
Infrared Sauna Benefits
Infrared saunas can provide symptom relief and health improvements in a variety of ways:
- Purifies and heals the skin
- Decreases pain and inflammation
- Weight management
- Improves circulation and increases blood flow
- Supports the immune system
- Boosts metabolism
Is Infrared Sauna Right for You?
Infrared sauna can be beneficial for a wide variety of people. There are some individuals that should not participate in infrared sauna treatments or who should use the sauna for a shorter duration.
You should not use an infrared sauna if you have:
- Fever or insensitivity to heat
- Recent joint injury
- Pregnant, unless medically cleared
- Chest pain, unstable angina, and/or a heart attack within the last three months
- Hemophilia or prone to bleeding
- Surgery within the last seven days
There are specific instances, where your age, a medical condition you have, or a medication you are taking may necessitate booking a 20-minute session vs. a longer session. Please review our consent form to see if this applies to you. If any of these circumstances apply to you, consult with your healthcare provider before booking your infrared sauna to be sure it is right for you.
What to Expect During an Infrared Sauna
- Before your session, be sure to consume a minimum of 8 oz. of water to maximize the effectiveness of fat burning and maintain proper hydration
- Sit comfortably in the warm, soothing environment of our infrared sauna and relax
- Start with a 20 minute session and progress to the longer 45 minute duration after you are accustomed to the experience
- Follow up your session by drinking at least another 8 oz. of water
Infrared Sauna Session Pricing | Monroe, Georgia
Relax in the only infrared sauna in Monroe, Georgia and get started on the path to relief today by booking your session at Our Family Health.
Frequently Asked Questions Infrared Sauna
Are infrared saunas safe?
Is there any prep or follow-up required for an infrared sauna treatment?
Before your session, please read our consent form to make sure that infrared sauna treatments are safe for you. It is always important to maintain proper hydration levels during infrared therapy. Dehydration will increase carbohydrate utilization and cause less fat to be burned for energy. We highly recommend drinking a minimum of 8 oz. of water prior to entering the sauna and a minimum of 8 oz. of water after sauna use.
Does infrared sauna burn visceral fat?
Studies have shown that using an infrared sauna can speed up metabolic processes which can aid in weight reduction and more specifically fat loss. A single sauna session can burn up to 600 calories.
What does infrared sauna do?
Infrared sauna heats the body using infrared lamps. This heat penetrates the skin. There are many benefits of infrared sauna therapy including detoxification, decreasing stress and anxiety, burning calories, reducing inflammation, improved sleep, increased immunity, and it can promote clearer skin.
How long does it take to see the benefits of infrared sauna?
People report feeling better after a single sauna session. However, studies show that 2-4 sessions per week, lasting 10-30 minutes per session are the most beneficial.
What should I wear in the infrared sauna?
We suggest wearing light-weight clothing similar to what you’d wear on a hot day.
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