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How Hot is Too Hot? An Exploration Into What is a Safe Temperature Range For Sauna Use

There has been a lot of hype in recent years from celebrity sauna connaisseurs regarding the use of high temperature saunas. Individuals with large followings on social media, podcasts, as well as other platforms, have urged their audience to increase temperatures on their saunas with the explicit or implicit message being that the hotter the… Read more

Is it Possible to Rid the Body of Microplastics With Sauna Use?

Why Is The Consumption of Nanoplastics Such a Big Deal?  Humans are exposed to an increasing amount of plastics everywhere, and the consequences of this fact is showing up in deteriorated health. From Tupperware, to shampoo bottles, drinking water, and toothbrushes, plastic has become a part of nearly every human activity. The issue is that… Read more

Why is the Temperature of an Infrared Sauna Lower Than a Traditional Sauna?

The wellness community and industry are reaching an all time high in popularity as an increasing number of individuals have decided to take full responsibility for their own health. As a result of the mainstream popularization of modalities that used to be relegated to the ranks of alternative medicine, many health claims are made by… Read more

Saunas and Eye Health: Frequently Asked Questions and Answers About Vision and Sauna Use

If you have recently decided to start using a sauna or have purchased one for your home or business, then you may be wondering about how regular sauna use will affect your eyes.  There are a host of questions that will arise when beginning your sauna protocol. Common questions include how saunas will affect your… Read more

What Determines the Price of a Sauna?

Curious about why some saunas that look very similar to each other have vastly different price tags? When shopping for a sauna, it can be confusing to discern what features or qualities a sauna has that will add financial value to the sauna. In this article you will learn the primary factors that determine the… Read more

Can You Use a Sauna With Titanium Implants?

An increasing number of individuals are having their joints replaced with a variety of metals, alloys, and plastics. The number of hip and knee replacements seems to be increasing parallel to the number of individuals using sauna therapy regularly. Naturally, this confluence of factors begs the question: Is it safe to sauna with joint replacements?… Read more

7 Sauna Myths Debunked

From ski resorts to medical laboratories, public opinion about saunas has changed drastically over the past 20 years. Saunas were once considered by many as a luxurious form of relaxation at a spa, or other high-end facility.  Like hot tubs, sauna use came with a long list of contraindications, some of which continue to be… Read more

The Elderly and Infrared Sauna Use

Regular Low Temperature Infrared Sauna Use May Aid in the Prevention and Treatment of Geriatric Frailty Increasing an individual’s healthspan or overall quality of life into the later years is a topic studied broadly. Typically, individuals are not looking to simply increase life expectancy, but rather to do so in a healthy body. As people… Read more

Can You Sauna With Silicone Breast Implants?

At saunas.org, one question that comes up frequently is whether or not it is safe to sauna with breast implants. The unfortunate reality is that there is little data to determine the risks associated with sauna bathing with breast implants; similarly, there is little data to support the safety of sauna bathing with breast implants. … Read more

How To Sauna Safely With Children

In many parts of the world, such as Finland, the entire family saunas together. If you are considering incorporating sauna therapy for your whole family, there are a few precautions that ought to be taken into consideration before engaging in this type of health modality.  If you are unsure about how safe sauning bathing may… Read more