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March 09, 2022

7 Infrared Sauna Myths Explained

Light Science, Holistic Wellness

Watch a few of our friendly infrared sauna consultants share their expertise to help clarify seven common infrared sauna myths. You’ll enjoy this short video with easy-to-understand explanations and helpful facts.

Sunlighten Infrared Sauna Myths

In this video, you'll discover:

0:04 – Myth #1: “Ceramic heaters are just as good as SoloCarbon® heaters.”

0:32 – Myth #2: “All infrared saunas are the same.”

0:59 – Myth #3: “If you’re not sweating, it’s not working.”

1:28 – Myth #4: “Traditional saunas are better than infrared saunas.”

1:56 – Myth #5: “Infrared saunas cause cataracts.”

2:21 – Myth #6: “The hotter, the better.”

2:36 – Myth #7: “Infrared saunas have high EMF.”

Everyone is talking about infrared saunas, and just like in the game of telephone, facts about them can get mixed up easily as people pass along information. Let us sort out some of the confusion for you.

We asked several of our favorite infrared sauna consultants to share their expertise about seven common infrared sauna myths in a way you’d find enjoyable and educational. Learn about infrared saunas versus steam saunas (traditional saunas), infrared sauna heaters, infrared sauna low EMF and more.

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WRITTEN BY: Sunlighten

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