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Far Infrared Therapy has been shown to
What are far infrared rays?
The light from the sun that provides light for us to see also becomes energy that living things use to flourish and grow. We absorb the sun’s rays through the skin and eyes, and the sun helps stimulate metabolism.
Without light, our bodies cannot absorb some nutrients. Fatigue, depression, sleep disorders, and suppressed immune system function may be a result of a lack of sufficient sun exposure.
Aside from what we can see (visible light), a large portion of the sun’s energy is in the invisible part of the spectrum. Infrared light (or infrared energy) is one of these.
From Latin, ‘infra’ means ‘below.’ Red is associated with the longest wavelengths and lowest frequency of visible light. Infrared light has an even longer wavelength and lower frequency than red light. It is designated as “below-red.”
There are subcategories within infrared frequencies: near infrared, mid infrared and far infrared. Far infrared rays are applied in healthcare technology.
Unlike other rays, far infrared rays do not damage the skin. Far infrared can help us obtain some of the benefits of sunshine, even without regular access to it.
The band of light warms objects, including the human body, without heating the surrounding air. Far infrared energy can permeate deeply into the body. Its effects reach the skin and muscles, tendons, and ligaments beneath the surface.