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.

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Perceived effectiveness
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Perceived effectiveness

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects of Far Infrared Sauna/Hot House

Severe
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Moderate
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Mild
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None
4

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

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1

Dosages

Most common dosages (by patients currently using Far Infrared Sauna/Hot House)
Dosage
1 hr daily
Patients
2
Dosage
30 min weekly
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2
Dosage
1 hr monthly
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1
Dosage
2 other weekly
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1
Dosage
35 min weekly
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1
Dosage
30 min m,w,f
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Dosage
25 min daily
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1
Dosage
30 min daily
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1
Why Patients Stopped Using (multiple reasons could be selected)
Reason
Other
Patients
4
Reason
Did not seem to work
Patients
1
Reason
Expense
Patients
1
Reason
Personal research
Patients
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
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Duration
0-1 month
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Duration
1-3 months
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Duration
3-6 months
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Duration
6 months-1 year
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0
Duration
1-2 years
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0
Duration
2 years or more
Patients
2
How Long Patients Used Before Stopping
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0-1 month
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0
Duration
1-3 months
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2
Duration
3-6 months
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1
Duration
6 months-1 year
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0
Duration
1-2 years
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2
Duration
2 years or more
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0

Adherence


Always
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40%
Usually
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3
60%
Sometimes
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0%
Never
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0
0%

Burden


Very
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0%
Somewhat
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0%
A little
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4
80%
Not at all
Patients
1
20%

Cost per month


Cost per month
$200+
Patients
1
25%
Cost per month
$100-199
Patients
1
25%
Cost per month
$50-99
Patients
1
25%
Cost per month
$25-49
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0%
Cost per month
< $25
Patients
1
25%
Cost per month
Not specified
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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: mild
Arms: moderate
Chest: none
Legs: moderate
I am: n
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.

  • 0 helpful marks
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: Not specified monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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