Whole Body Heat Therapy - Guest Blog by Dr. Scott GersonSarvanga Swedana (whole-body heating) is a treatment modality common in Ayurvedic clinical practice. Practiced either as a purvakarma (preparatory component) to Panchakarma (five detoxification procedures) or as an independent intervention, Swedana is an important part of Ayurvedic detoxification and rejuvenation treatments. The procedure can produce between 0.4 to 2.0 liters of sweat per treatment. Since water is the main content of sweat, many water-soluble waste products can be eliminated through swedana.
What’s the Skinny on Infrared Sauna Use for Weight Loss?
It’s fair to say that infrared sauna use is an increasing trend in the health, wellness, and beauty spaces. After all, what’s not to be desired about the idea of losing weight, improving skin tone, and boosting energy — all while sitting and relaxing? Sound too good to be true?
Full spectrum infrared sauna technology offers a range of benefits across many different areas of health, with weight loss being one of those important areas.
More Than Vitamin D: 6 Benefits of Sun Exposure You Might Not Know AboutNews flash: What you’ve been taught about sun exposure is probably wrong, science says. For several decades, you’ve likely been encouraged to avoid the sun or slather yourself with sunscreen from head to toe to prevent sunburns, skin cancer, and premature aging (think sunspots and wrinkles). But emerging research suggests that by steering clear of the sun altogether, you’re actually missing out on the crucial health benefits of sunlight and sun exposure.
Shining a Light on “World Autism Month.”According to the Autism Society, autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a complex developmental disability with signs typically appearing during early childhood. The CDC has determined a staggering number—1 in 59 children—are diagnosed with autism, with boys four times more likely to develop it than girls.
We Are What We Eat
"You are what you eat." How many times have we heard that saying? Often, it's said to discourage us from over-indulging in sweets and what we generally call "junk food." A more accurate expression, however, would be, "You are what you digest." What we consume literally becomes part of us. The nutrients in a banana assimilate into our bodies, and we excrete what we cannot use.
Yes: what we eat (and digest) becomes us.