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Full Spectrum Sauna Therapy (FSST) has been gaining popularity in recent years as a natural way to promote weight loss and overall wellness. Unlike traditional saunas, FSST uses a combination of near, mid, and far-infrared wavelengths to penetrate the skin and stimulate a range of health benefits. Here are some ways FSST can help with weight loss and other conditions, backed by scientific studies.

What is Full Spectrum Sauna Therapy?

Full Spectrum Sauna Therapy is a type of sauna that uses infrared technology to produce near, mid, and far-infrared wavelengths. These wavelengths penetrate the skin and stimulate a range of health benefits, including detoxification, relaxation, pain relief, and weight loss.

How Can FSST Help with Weight Loss?

Studies have shown that FSST can be an effective tool for weight loss. For instance, a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that regular sauna use resulted in a decrease in body weight and body fat percentage. Another study published in the Canadian Journal of Diabetes demonstrated that sauna use improved insulin sensitivity in patients with type 2 diabetes, which is a risk factor for weight gain.

Other Health Benefits of FSST

Aside from weight loss, FSST has been shown to provide benefits for other health conditions, such as:

  • Pain relief: A study published in the Journal of Pain Research found that FSST reduced pain and improved quality of life in patients with chronic pain conditions.
  • Cardiovascular health: A systematic review published in the Journal of Human Hypertension concluded that FSST can improve blood pressure and reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease.
  • Skin health: A study published in the Journal of Cosmetic and Laser Therapy demonstrated that FSST can improve skin health and reduce the signs of aging.

Final Thoughts

Full Spectrum Sauna Therapy has shown great potential in promoting weight loss and overall wellness. While further research is needed to fully understand the mechanisms behind FSST and its long-term effects, the current evidence suggests that it can be a safe and effective therapy. If you are interested in trying FSST for weight loss or other health conditions, it is essential to consult with your healthcare provider to determine if it is right for you.

Meet the Author

Dr. Matz DC

Dr. Jeffrey E. Matz, DC, MS, is a Board Certified Chiropractic Physician. He is licensed to practice in SC, NC, and GA. Dr. Matz is passionate about functional medicine and strives to help patients achieve optimal health. His focus is on helping our members with hormone imbalances, autoimmune conditions, chronic pain conditions, and diabetes. Among the thousands of people Dr. Matz has treated include Carolina Panthers football players, PGA Tour and Champions Tour golfers, collegiate athletes, and local and international celebrities. Dr. Matz was a semiprofessional cyclist, and has competed in triathlons for the last 7 years, including completing an IRONMAN triathlon.

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