Infrared Sauna in Westchase

Infrared saunas and traditional saunas are both designed to promote relaxation and provide health benefits, but there are some key differences between the two.

Difference Between Traditional and Infrared Saunas

The primary difference between infrared saunas and traditional saunas is the way they heat the body. Traditional saunas use a heater to heat the air inside the sauna, which in turn heats the body. In contrast, infrared saunas use infrared heaters to emit infrared radiation that penetrates the skin and heats the body directly, rather than heating the air around it.

Infrared saunas also tend to be more comfortable and easier to use than traditional saunas. Infrared saunas typically land between 110 F and 135 F. A traditional sauna usually falls between 150 F and 195 F.

They are usually smaller in size, require less time to heat up, and do not produce as much steam or humidity. Additionally, most people find infrared saunas to be more tolerable because they can achieve the same level of sweat and detoxification at lower temperatures.

Benefits of Infrared Saunas 

Increased circulation

The heat generated by an infrared sauna can help to increase blood flow and improve circulation throughout the body, which can help to reduce inflammation and promote healing.

Immune system support

Infrared saunas can help to boost the immune system by increasing blood flow and promoting the production of white blood cells, which can help to fight off infections and disease.

Improved skin health

Infrared saunas can promote sweating, which can help to unclog pores and remove toxins from the skin, resulting in improved skin tone, texture, and overall health.

Relaxation and stress relief

Infrared saunas can help to promote relaxation and reduce stress by increasing levels of endorphins, which are the body’s natural painkillers and mood enhancers.

Weight loss

Infrared saunas can help to promote weight loss by increasing metabolic rate and promoting the burning of calories.


Infrared saunas can help to promote detoxification by increasing sweat production, which can help to eliminate toxins and heavy metals from the body.

Pain relief

Infrared saunas can help to reduce pain and inflammation by increasing blood flow and promoting the release of endorphins, which can help to alleviate pain naturally.

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