Living with Fibromyalgia

As we reach out to fibromyalgia charities and support groups to increase the awareness of infrared therapy as a treatment possibility, we come across a lot of great initiatives and support websites. One of these, with which we recently worked together is fibromyalgia-support.net. The site is run by Maurice S Clarke and contains an impressive amount of good unbiased information on Fibromyalgia. (more…)

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Far Infrared Therapy and Detoxification (Video)

When researching the benefits of far infrared therapy the topic you come across most often is detoxification. There must be thousands of different ways to detox and rid your body of toxins and one of the more effective methods is through sweating. (more…)

The Effect of Far Infrared Therapy on Fibromyalgia

In 2008, 3 Japanese professors, Kakushi Matsushita, Akinori Masuda and Chuwa Tei  from the department of internal medicine of Kagoshima University Hospital performed a study of the effects of soothing warmth pain therapy (Waon therapy) on patients with fibromyalgia.

The warmth was applied in the form of a 15 minute session in a dry far infrared sauna at a temperature of 60 degrees. This was done 5 times a week for two weeks. After the infrared session, the patients were wrapped in a blanket and rested in a warm room (27 degrees) for 30 minutes.

The test group contained 13 women in the age range of 25 to 75. (more…)

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