Health & Wellness
There’s no better time than right now to take charge of your overall health, and exercise is a critical component. As important as exercise is for our health and well-being, sometimes our hectic lives don’t allow enough time to get to the gym. And if you are enduring cold winter weather, getting outside to exercise is not a very pleasant option!
Fortunately, Sunlighten offers a fantastic winter weather workout option, right in your own home: hot yoga. Yes, your sauna can also be an incredible resource and supporting tool for your daily exercise routine. Imagine feeling energized, rejuvenated, purified, and relaxed More >
It’s that time of year again: time to Go Red at Sunlighten Saunas! In honor of the American Heart Association’s American Heart Month, Go Red for Women, and National Wear Red Day on February 6, Sunlighten is working hard to support heart health and to spread the word about heart disease.
Heart disease is the number one killer of men and women in the United States, yet only one in five American women know that heart disease is a threat to their health. The good news: National Wear Red Day is increasing the number of women who are taking charge of their More >
The past year has been an incredible one for Sunlighten, and we are so grateful to have had you by our side as we celebrated 15 years of healthier living and making a difference in our customers’ wellness journey. Here are some highlights from 2014:
- Based on customer demand, we launched our Signature 1 Home Sauna, our first 1-person sauna in the collection developed to save space in your home.
- We also launched our new Community Sauna, which is ADA compliant and offers a spacious spot to practice hot yoga as well.
- In addition to these new saunas, we also introduced the Android-powered control More >
Our saunas are found all over the world in spas, resorts and fitness centers. In fact, more than 2,000 commercial facilities worldwide use Sunlighten saunas, which are recommended by more health professionals than any other. Many businesses use the saunas as an added value for customers while others use it exclusively as an income-generating tool.
In fact, just this week the founder and CEO of Massage Green Spa International interviewed Sunlighten owners, Aaron and Connie Zack, on the benefits of Sunlighten full spectrum infrared saunas to both clients and business owners. Listen to podcast.
If you’re a business owner and you’re considering adding More >
November 14 is World Diabetes Day, a day aimed at providing a powerful voice for diabetes awareness and advocacy. While diabetes is generally considered to be a manageable illness, it is a major risk factor for heart attack and stroke, according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Over time, high blood glucose damages the body and can lead to blindness, amputation, and kidney problems.
Another illness, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), is also becoming increasingly well known as the number of people afflicted grows. According to the NIH, COPD is a major cause of disability and is the third-leading cause More >
This November 11th marks Veterans Day, a day Sunlighten Saunas will proudly celebrate and honor the service of U.S. military veterans. With a reported 30% of Veterans treated by the U.S. Department of Veterans Administration (VA) for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), many who have served our country are suffering daily – both in body and mind.
Fortunately, there are many outlets for veterans suffering from PTSD to explore after returning home. The VA offers three major programs for PTSD victims:
This public awareness campaign provides a variety of resources and support for veterans, connecting them with information about and solutions to More >
National Physical Therapy Month (NPTM) is held each October and seeks to recognize the impact physical therapists have on people’s lives. Sunlighten salutes all of the physical therapists across the county who work tirelessly to help enhance their clients’ quality of life through mobility. We are pleased to work with a large group of physical therapists who combine physical therapy with infrared sauna use.
Research shows that pairing exercise and infrared sauna experience leads to greatly improved and increased joint mobility. Michele Olson, Ph.D., F.A.C.S.M., C.S.C.S., recently led a study looking at the effect of a full-spectrum infrared sauna on flexibility. The More >
Happy National Chiropractic Health Month! In addition to supporting this awareness month, Sunlighten is pleased to work with many health care providers, providing infrared saunas for their practices and clinics, and even for their personal use. We work with medical doctors, chiropractors, nutritionists, naturopaths, physical therapists, massage therapists and more.
While the health care professionals that we work with recognize the value in practicing complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) treatments, chiropractors tend to find it particularly beneficial for their practices. These professionals seek to help their patients not just with manipulations but also by providing nutrition counseling, exercise recommendations, lifestyle advice More >
High blood pressure increases your risk of getting heart disease, kidney disease or serious stroke. Only Sunlighten infrared saunas are backed by clinical research that shows a reduction in systolic and diastolic blood pressure.
In a 2005 clinical study by the University of Missouri Kansas City, Sunlighten’s Solocarbon heaters were shown to lower blood pressure through a program of 30 minute infrared sauna session 3 times per week. The study concluded that Sunlighten infrared sauna therapy dilated blood vessels and reduced the volume of their inner lining, thus increasing circulation to promote healthy blood pressure.
Additional studies have regularly shown the positive impact that regular More >
The month of September has been declared Pain Awareness Month, and we at Sunlighten are proud to offer a natural, healthy alternative for pain relief. We hear so many stories from our customers about their challenges dealing with chronic pain, and we support the American Chronic Pain Association’s efforts to bring this issue to the forefront for the reported 100 million Americans who suffer from chronic pain.
Pain Awareness Month is a time when various organizations work to raise public awareness of issues in the area of pain and pain management, and works with health care professionals and consumer groups to More >