What is Far Infrared Sauna/Hot House?

Category: Equipment

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Infrared heat provides all the healthy benefits of natural sunlight without any of the dangerous effects of solar radiation. FAR Infrared heat therapy uses the wavelength of the visible and non-visible light spectrum of sunlight that heats the body normally.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

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Severe
0
Moderate
0
Mild
1
None
4

Commonly reported side effects, conditions, and hospitalizations associated with Far Infrared Sauna/Hot House

Tiredness 1

Dosages

Most common dosages (by patients currently using Far Infrared Sauna/Hot House)
Dosage Patients
1 hr daily 2
30 min weekly 2
1 hr monthly 1
1 other daily 1
35 min weekly 1
30 min m,w,f 1
25 min daily 1
30 min daily 1
Why Patients Stopped Using (multiple reasons could be selected)
Reason Patients
Other 4
Did not seem to work 1
Expense 1
Personal research 1
See all 6 patients who’ve stopped using Far Infrared Sauna/Hot House

Duration

How Long Current Patients Have Been Using Far Infrared Sauna/Hot House
Duration Patients
0-1 month 0
1-3 months 0
3-6 months 0
6 months-1 year 0
1-2 years 1
2 years or more 1
How Long Patients Used Before Stopping
Duration Patients
0-1 month 0
1-3 months 2
3-6 months 1
6 months-1 year 0
1-2 years 2
2 years or more 0
Adherence
Always
2 40%
Usually
3 60%
Sometimes
0 0%
Never
0 0%
Burden
Very
0 0%
Somewhat
0 0%
A little
4 80%
Not at all
1 20%
Cost
$200+
1 25%
$100-199
1 25%
$50-99
0 0%
$25-49
1 25%
< $25
1 25%
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2 patient evaluations for Far Infrared Sauna/Hot House

nacona
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nacona
Sex: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Bulbar: none
Arms: moderate
Chest: none
Legs: moderate
I am: g
I have:
ALS

See nacona's full Far Infrared Sauna/Hot House history

Jan 15, 2013 (Started Dec 15, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Support immune health: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 0.5 hr Monthly
Advice & Tips: Dr. determined that due to a decline in my mobility it was not advisable (from a liability perspective) to continue treatment.

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HappyPhysicist
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HappyPhysicist
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Bulbar: moderate
Arms: mild
Chest: mild
Legs: moderate
I am: vg
I have:
ALS

See HappyPhysicist's full Far Infrared Sauna/Hot House history

May 15, 2012 (Started Jan 04, 2012)

  • Perceived effectiveness for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis): None
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 45 min Daily
Advice & Tips: Stopped because sauna broke. It did seem to help me sleep a little better but did not seem affect my progression at all.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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