An Easy, Simple and Powerful Method to Eliminate Stress and Tension
Far infrared sauna therapy provides a relaxing and comfortable atmosphere for stress relief.
High daily stress levels can have a deteriorating effect on our physiological and emotional system. Numerous medical studies have documented the negative effect that stress can have on our overall health and wellness.
Far infrared sauna therapy is an effective and healthy method for stress relief, reducing mental and emotional tension. One of the first effects you will notice during your infrared sauna session is a profound sense of relaxation throughout the entire body as irritability decreases and taut nerves and cramped muscles respond to the deep heat.
The far infrared sauna helps to reduce physical stress by boosting blood circulation and stimulating the production of endorphins, the "feel good" hormones. This stress relief technique has a warm soothing effect and will provide an immediate benefit to tightened and knotted muscles, leaving you feeling refreshed and invigorated.
The human nervous system consists of two divisions: the Voluntary and the Autonomic. The Voluntary System controls movement, cognition and sensation. The Autonomic System is divided into two branches: the Sympathetic and the Parasympathetic. Most people who are not well have exhausted their sympathetic system. Restoring balance to the autonomic nervous system is a key ingredient to maintaining and healing all health conditions.
The majority of people today live in "sympathetic dominance" which fosters excessive worry, fear, anger, and resentment. A person in sympathetic dominance may talk, think, eat or work at an excessive pace which can result in a toxic and nutritionally depleted condition. The Sympathetic system (fight or flight system) is catabolic, which means it tears down the body, since this energy is used to prepare for defense, rather than for nourishment and regeneration.
The Parasympathetic System is anabolic and is concerned with rebuilding the body. Its nerves stimulate digestion, the immune system and the eliminative organs.
Use of a far infrared sauna engages the Parasympathetic branch of our autonomic nervous system, which is responsible for nourishing, healing and regeneration of the body. Improving peripheral blood circulation, decongesting the internal organs, the production of Heat Shock Proteins( rebuilds damaged cell structures ) and balancing of the body's pH all occur when the body is in Parasympathetic activity.
Regular infrared sauna use is an ideal method to maintain proper balance of the body's nervous system and develop a responsible mental and physical health regimen.
Far infrared has a multitude of studies related to the overall health benefits and treatment of chronic maladies and conditions. For more information about the benefits of far infrared sauna use visit www.rockymountainsaunas.com or please call our Customer Service Hotline at 1-888-358-1270 for current sauna specials and courteous straight answers to your questions. Knowledgeable professionals available Monday-Saturday 9am-6pm Mountain Standard Time.
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