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1. Is FIR a
harmful form of
radiation? Will use the Personal Sauna cause any side effects?
The most basic and crucial difference
infrared rays (FIR) and harmful rays is that virtually all living life
have the need for FIR – warming energy. And all living life that
metabolize release FIR. The sun’s rays include FIR that is needed by
all living things but its rays also contain the harmful X-rays, UV rays
and near infrared rays. Prolonged exposure can lead to sunburns and the
peeling of skin. The Personalized Sauna has been designed to have only
far infrared rays at 4 ~ 14 microns (1 micron = 1/1000 mm). By (water)
molecular vibration and resonant absorption, energy is transmitted deep
into the body and reaches the bone marrow. Thus, the Personalized Sauna
provides energy that you can easily absorb without having to worry
about the side effects.
2. Will my
skin dry? Will I suffer
Only a wavelength that is less than 3
near infrared rays, UV etc.), which stops at the skin’s surface and
cannot be absorbed by us can cause scalding. And in serious cases,
burns might result. Through the resonance and absorption by water
molecules, protein, and organic molecules, the body is able to conduct
FIR energy at 4 ~ 14 microns which is then absorbed by our cells and
internal organs. This energy is then transmitted into the deeper parts
of our body, thus eliminating the possibility of burns.
Because the process of perspiration and
detoxification involves losing a large amount of water, the body needs
to be constantly replenished with water before and after one uses the
Personalized Sauna and the FIR Lamp. This helps to prevent the
possibility of dehydration.
3. What is
the difference between
Personalized Sauna and others on the market? Looks the same to me.
For 15 ~
• Need for
water to boil
• About 15 minutes
• Similar to Traditional saunas
• “Waterless hot spring” energy
• Hot steam
rises, the feet
do not feel
• It irradiates only certain parts of the body
• 2 or 3 pieces of electric pads
power and low
temperature, can reach the depths of the body and activate sweat glands
• High humidity;
unable to effectively perspire
• The wood
and has an odor after a long usage period
• Difficult to clean
be washed every time
to clean because
the heat sources are attached to the cover
collapsible & portable
4. Will my
electricity bill increase
drastically if I use the Personalized Sauna everyday?
Because of the little time involved
every time you
use the sauna, it consumes much less electricity than the average
refrigerator or air-conditioner, about half a kilowatt an hour. A 15
minutes session costs around USD 15-20 cents. The Personalized Sauna is
suitable for the entire family and
helps to keep all in good health.
Can I use the
Personalized Sauna everyday? And how long for each session?
Absolutely. In fact, the Personalized
designed for everyday use. In general, most people do not have the
habit of exercising regularly. The Personalized Sauna can help to
reverse this sort of unhealthy lifestyle. The skin is our biggest
detoxification tool. A 15 minutes session daily effectively purges
accumulated toxins and waste matter from the body and helps to keep it
‘clean’. Blood circulation is improved, cells activity stimulated and
fatigue relieved. Effectively reduces the risk of chronic illnesses
such as high blood pressure, heart problems and diabetes etc.
6. How do I
clean the sauna after
use? Will my perspiration cause the sauna to smell?
Maintenance is easy. Simply use a
cloth to wipe the radiators and the interior of the sauna cover. The
footpad between the two radiators can be removed and washed if
necessary. But because the titanium oxide coated-ceramic semiconductors
are anti-bacteria, all you need to do is switch the sauna on for 2 ~ 5
minutes after use each time to help remove any unpleasant smells. (Do
not attempt to clean the sauna with any strong cleaning agents.)
7. Can I shower immediately after
Yes you can. Wipe dry and take a short
stepping into the shower. Through molecular resonant vibration and
absorption, FIR energy is not concentrated on the surface of the skin.
The body is kept warm internally, cold air cannot enter the pores thus
it is unlikely that you will catch a chill.
The Personalized Sauna is
really big! It will take up too much space. My home is really small.
The Personalized Sauna is both
fold able making it suitable for easy storage. Moreover, it serves as
ideal tool to help keep the whole family fit and healthy. On this
account, space is not a big problem. It will benefit you and your
family much more than the television or refrigerator can. Beside, it
take less than 5 minutes to install or uninstall it.
C. Preventive Health care
9. Why does the average man need to use
Personalized Sauna? What about people who exercise regularly? Do they
have a need for it as well?
(1) Traditional Chinese medical (TCM)
Helps stimulate blood circulation and reduce bruising. People who lack
exercise suffer from poor blood circulation and are more prone to
ischemia. People who have a high percentage of body fat suffer from
poor blood circulation because the fat in their blood slows
circulation. The body also becomes more prone to bruising when
circulation is poor. Thus you need the sauna to help improve blood
(2) Regular exercisers: generally speaking, (a) exercise helps to
strengthen both the muscles and bones and maintain their metabolism,
(b) correct irregular heart beat and strengthen heart muscles and (c)
improve lung activity. But physical exercise brings no evident benefits
to the micro-circulation in the body’s organs. Exercise also builds up
large amounts of lactic acid that can only be eliminated through the
use of the Personalized Sauna.
SAUNA VS. EXERCISE AND
(slow jog/quick walk)
• Lactic acid accumulation
• More lactic acid accumulation
• No load
• No lactic acid production
heart load while
strengthening lung function
micro and terminal
circulation & organ function
lactic acid accumulation
warming effect induces
large amounts of perspiration that effectively purges urinal, lactic
acids & other toxins
on individual; more
so for certain areas
on individual; of
little use to people who cannot perspire; perspiration occurs at
open the sweat
glands of those who have trouble perspiring; total perspiration;
eliminates toxins through pores
(1 hr / 10 km)
the Personalized Sauna help
The natural and healthy way to lose
weight is to
increase a person’s basal metabolic rate. Daily repeated usage (in and
out) of the Personalized Sauna, with the effects of deep warming, it
can help to increase a person’s metabolic rate. Coupled with healthy
eating habits, it is not impossible to achieve an ideal weight and good
health at the same time.
11. I’m concerned that using the
Sauna often will reduce my breasts (e.g. from a cup C to cup B), will
Under the pretext that you are using the
Personalized Sauna for slimming purposes, it is more likely that you
will experience a firming up of the bust line instead of breast
reduction. A woman’s breasts consist largely of fats and different
individuals experience weight loss at different parts of their body.
However, it is unlikely that you will go from a cup C to B unless there
is drastic weight loss.
Can the Personalized Sauna
ensure muscle elasticity?
Warming energy helps activate cellular
the blood vessels (including capillaries), blood stream and muscles.
This explains why regular usage helps to increase oxygen in the blood
and provide a more youthful appearance to the skin. Supplement this
with a suitable amount of exercise and you are on your way to attaining
a more radiant and firmer complexion.
worried about the red spots
that have appeared on my skin after I started using the Personalized
Sauna. What causes them? And is it normal that it itches?
The occurrence of red spots and
perfectly normal in that it is only a transitional phase in the process
of detoxification. When toxins are unable to be carried away by the
body’s blood stream, they appear as red spots on the skin. Different
individuals experience different symptoms and this sort of reaction
does not necessarily occur after once or twice in the sauna. In fact,
it might take weeks or even longer for anything like that to happen.
Not everyone will experience these symptoms but even if you do, it is
not a cause for worry. If your skin itches, avoid scratching. Instead,
irradiate the afflicted area with the FIR Lamp to help stop the itch
and prevent infection.
14. I used to suffer from
migraines and after I
started using the Personalized Sauna and the FIR Lamp, this problem is
starting to plague me again! I am very much distressed. Why has this
The pain is a result
circulation in the head. Medication taken in the past did not eliminate
the root cause of your discomfort but has numbed your nerves such that
you no longer feel the pain. What the Personalized Sauna does is to
improve overall blood circulation and activate cellular renewal thus
helping you to recover from the numbing of senses. This is a
transitional period and will pass quickly if you make use of the
Personalized Sauna/FIR Lamp diligently.
15. Is it
normal to experience some
Relaxation after a sauna session?
FIR energy helps dilate the body’s blood
because the quantity of blood remains unchanged, the head experiences a
temporary lack of oxygen and blood thus explaining the passing
Relaxation. This is similar to how some people feel after exercise.
Use the Personalized Sauna everyday to help the body in its process of
‘making’ blood and curb the problem of Relaxation at its root cause.
As for those who already suffer from ischemia (inadequate blood) or
anemia (poor blood), lying down on your back and raising your legs can
help induce blood flow backwards thereby relieving the problem of
16. Why is
it after using the
Personalized Sauna I often feel both hungry and sleepy?
Blood flow quantity increases, metabolic
experiences a sudden surge and induced perspiration in the process of
detoxification all contribute to the burning of both calories and
nutrients. Helps relieve fatigue, reduce blood pressure and relax body
muscles. It is at this point in time that you need to replenish on
nutrients and gain adequate rest. First time users are more likely to
experience hunger pangs immediately and a desire to sleep after several
hours. Athletes experience a similar body change – after sports they
feel both tired and sleepy. However, after a period of time when the
body has become accustomed to using the Personalized Sauna, with
adequate nutrition, you should feel more energetic and experience
better sleep in the long run.
17. Why is
it after/during the usage
of the Personalized Sauna certain areas of the body feel more
hot/painful than the rest of the body?
(1) Areas more affected than others are
a result of
poor oxygen and blood circulation in that particular part of the body.
It could also be that of an old injury. (Refer to Q.20)
(2) Another common problem that afflicts many is pain, swelling and/or
redness at the calves. It could be that you had placed your calves too
close to the aluminum part of the chair while doing the sauna or that
you had stood for the whole day and your calves are suffering from poor
circulation. You should put your feet in between the two radiators. If
redness and swelling persists, massage your calves with the RELAX
massager (to improve local circulation) before entering the sauna for
Why is it I perspire less
after I started using the Personalized Sauna? (Is cold weather a
(1) How much fluid you drink is a
factor. When your
body has little water in it, naturally perspiration amounts will
lessen; cold weather is a factor because when temperatures are low,
more energy is needed to help open the pores.
(2) Even if there is little/no perspiration, micro circulation in the
body is being stimulated when you are in the Personalized Sauna, thus
there is little cause for worry.
(3) We do not encourage you to use perspiration amounts as a gauge of
the sauna’s effects. If the body’s internal circulation is improved
upon, sweat will naturally occur.
Why have my sleeping hours
lessened after I started using the Personalized Sauna?
After you use the sauna each time, both
circulation and blood flow is made smooth and improved upon. As a
result of this, you gain ample rest and a more peaceful sleep. This
explains why you need lesser hours.
20. Why do
my old wounds hurt after
I use the sauna?
FIR helps activate cellular renewal and
faster; blood flow is smoothed and blocked passages cleared. Blood
circulation is naturally poorer at the old wounds which explains why
you feel a prickling or itchy sensation there signaling restricted
flow. Whenever pain is experienced, stop the sauna session and remember
the duration taken. Do continue to use the sauna regularly with similar
or slighter shorter duration. With patience, one should be able to
gradually increase the duration of the sauna session with cellular
renewal and healing.
using the Personalized
Sauna everyday adversely affect sperm production for the male?
The male reproductive organ does not
all the time (24 hours). A short 15 minutes usage will not affect a
male’s ability to produce. Unlike the other traditional sauna, the
Personalized Sauna produces the pure FIR energy, so it would not have
those side effects that cost by regular high temperature.
people fitted with heart
pacers, rods in the legs etc. suitable to use the sauna?
These supplementary medical apparatus
around by muscle tissue. FIR energy penetrates the skin and goes deep
into the body; improved blood circulation helps bring warming energy to
all parts of the body and does not just concentrate on any particular
area. As the body perspires during the detoxification process, body
temperature decreases. The area where the (for e.g.) heart pacer is
fitted is kept within a humanly tolerant temperature range. The basic
rule when using any FIR product is not to employ it directly on the
part of the body fitted with foreign objects. This helps to prevent the
objects from reflecting and rejecting the warming energy.
23. How can
sufferers of high blood
pressure, heart problems, diabetes, depression, manic-depression,
work-stress etc. benefit from using the Personalized Sauna?
(1) Hypertension – Circulation is the
flow of blood from the heart to the body and back to the heart again.
It is the process that keeps you alive. Arteries are vessels that
deliver oxygen-rich blood to your body. Veins in your body are vessels
that return oxygen-poor blood to the heart. There are two types of
(a) Systolic Blood Pressure (SBP) is the pressure in the vessels when
the heart is contracting or delivering blood out from the heart.
(b) Diastolic Blood Pressure (DBP) is the pressure in the vessels when
the heart is expanding or collecting blood back to the heart. When both
SBP and DBP are higher than the normal level, an indication that the
body is not getting sufficient oxygen from the circulation, the heart
has to pump (contract and expand) harder. This increases the burden of
the heart. But if sufficient oxygen can be supplied though blood
circulation, blood pressure will be normalized. Regular use of the
Personalized Sauna improves blood circulation by vasodilation
(expansion of blood vessels) and reduces the size of water molecule
clusters (more than 90% of blood plasma is water). Deep, slow and long
breathing during sauna sessions will also help to increase oxygen in
(2) From the traditional Chinese medicine (TCM)’s perspective, chronic
diseases such as diabetes, depression, manic depression and
work-related stress are caused by inadequate blood flow and nutrient
deficiency. The basic effective solution is to ensure good blood
circulation that delivers sufficient oxygen and nutrients to the body.
does the Personalized Sauna
help sufferers of dialysis, uraemia (kidney disease), rheumatoid
arthritis, joint aches, inter-vertebral disc protrusion related
complications and osteophyte (small abnormal bony outgrowth) etc.?
(1) Our kidneys contain millions of
consist of capillaries and tiny tubules) that function as filters to
‘clean’ our blood. For people with kidney disease or degenerated
kidneys, the filtration capability is poor because the nephrons are
damaged. They are advised to limit the intake of water. Personalized
Sauna helps by excreting uric acid, urea and toxins through your
perspiration. Increase your intake of water as you gradually increase
the duration of your sauna sessions. Patience and endurance is
necessary for long periods of therapy.
(2) Rheumatoid arthritis is caused mainly by the malfunctioning of the
immune system (auto immune). Our body’s immune system can be
strengthened and normalized by improving blood circulation and
activating cellular function.
(3) Joint aches, disc protrusion complications and osteophytes are
mainly caused by stiffening muscles or poor posture. For therapy, do
consult a qualified chiropractor. But the Personalized Sauna does help
to enhance your therapy sessions because it helps improve blood
circulation and cellular function of both the muscles and bones.
the Personalized Sauna
improve the condition of people undergoing chemotherapy and
(1) It is important to understand the
role of the
Personalized Sauna in strengthening a person’s overall health
(including the immune system) through effective detoxification. The
Personalized Sauna is not meant to replace treatment and medical
consultation and that cancer patients should seek the right treatment.
However, it is likely that medical treatment will prove more beneficial
if you sought to take good care of yourself first.
(2) Increased oxygen helps increase the growth of normal cells around
the cancerous area. This is beneficial as it prohibits the spreading of
cancer cells. The Personalized Sauna enhances oxygen delivery in the
body including the cancerous area. Coupled with medical treatment,
improvement can be expected.
(3) Massage the harder tissues on both sides of the vertebra to soften
the areas. With a more activated central neural system, the use of the
Personalized Sauna will help to show a more marked improvement.