The Benefits of FIR Sauna


This short conversation was taken from The Truth About Cancer

Ty: Dr. Sahni, talk about far infrared saunas. I know that you’re a big proponent of far infrared. Talk about the effect that this can have on cancer.

Dr. Irvin Sahni: Far infrared saunas, the way they work is relatively simple. They exploit or take advantage of a portion of the electromagnetic spectrum that basically increases the temperature of the body, and creates hyperthermia without exposing the body to some of the negative portion of the spectrum which we know is the ultraviolet spectrum.

Go out in the sun too much you can get skin cancer – especially if you don’t wear sunscreen and you’re light complected. So a far infrared sauna takes a part of that spectrum that creates heat, but not necessarily damage in the way that being out in the sun does.

I think the American Indians were people who were doing these more ritualistic heat treatments on themselves long before far infrared saunas were around. Maybe they didn’t understand the science behind it, but they knew it was good for you. But basically what it does is it raises your body temperature and then your body has to release that heat.

The way we release our heat is by sweating and that sweating helps. The sweat helps carry the heat away from the body. So by stimulating that mechanism… people don’t realize this, but you excrete just as much urea through your skin, maybe more. I’d have to go back and look up the numbers, but a significant amount of toxins are excreted through your skin as there are in your urine or your stool. And in some cases, probably specific toxins, even more.

So by exposing yourself to a reasonable time frame and a reasonable level, a safe level of heat, you can just basically stimulate your body to accelerate that excretion of toxins and you can make that happen faster.

The other reason a far infrared sauna is so useful is that normal cells are able to withstand heat because of their normal anatomy compared to the abnormal anatomy of say a cancer cell, especially in relation to its vascular supply. And so a cancer cell doesn’t do well in a hyper-thermic situation. This has been shown in mainstream science to be the case.

So by exposing your body to that heat you’re selectively killing or eradicating those less viable cells, those cancer cells, without hurting your normal cells. And so a far infrared sauna is useful because it can help you sweat, excrete toxins, and in theory eliminate cancer cells which can’t survive the heat as well as the normal cells.

http://thetruthaboutcancer.com/cancer-far-infrared-sauna/

Until next time,

Dr. Polly

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About Polly Heil-Mealey, ND, P.Sc., HHP, M.Ed., C.C.I.

Dr. Polly Heil-Mealey is the Past-President of the International Iridology Practitioners Association (IIPA), as well as an IIPA Certified Iridologist with a Master’s Degree in Education, and a Naturopathic degree. She has been involved in education and Biblical health care since 1994. Dr. Polly has been active in both television and radio, presenting community service programs covering various topics. An international traveler, she gives seminars on alternative health practices, incorporating iridology and Biblical nutritional counseling. Dr. Polly now uses her expert ability to communicate vital and useful information to help her clients build or restore their health. One of Dr. Polly’s greatest passions is to see her clients restore their health through natural therapies. Every success story confirms the need for education in holistic practices. Dr. Polly brings a high level of dedication and commitment to her clientele. She has touched the lives of many with her concern and selfless devotion. The verse “My people perish for lack of knowledge,” is a scripture that touches every level of society. As clients learn and understand holistic protocols, they are able to improve their health drastically by incorporating diet and lifestyle changes. Dr. Polly is married to Stephen Hale, and together they have eight children. Both are very active in their church and serve on various boards in their community. Dr. Polly is also the director of Women’s Ministries of her church. Dr. Polly and Stephen reside in Humble, Texas.
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