Why Do You Feel Worse After an Infrared Sauna?

It is possible for infrared sauna users to feel worse or nauseous after they leave the sauna session if they stayed in for too long, their body isn’t used to the heat, or they entered the sauna dehydrated which can lead to headaches and temporarily lowered blood pressure.

What is an infrared sauna?

Infrared saunas use a combination of visible and invisible infrared wavelengths. The invisible ones are what warms the body, while the visible ones create the light you see.

There are three main types of the infrared spectrum.

– Near-infrared – Mid-infrared – Far-infrared

Why do you feel bad after using an infrared sauna?

The main reason you feel bad after using an infrared sauna is your body is not used to it. Even if you have used other types of saunas, the infrared one works differently.

This occurs when our bodies lose more fluids, or we are not drinking enough water.

Heat causes dehydration

Sauna temperature was set too high

Many people are under the false belief the hotter it is, the better it is. This is not the case when using any type of sauna.

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