Is infrared heat safe? Are there any side effects?
Don’t worry Infrared heat or the ‘light of life’ is completely safe and has been used in the medical world for decades. Far Infrared is a natural form of light energy that is safest of the rays. It should not be confused with harmful ultraviolet radiation. Unlike UV rays, FIR will not sunburn or damage the skin or tissues below it. According to the 9th edition of Clayton’s Electrotherapy, “infrared is the only antidote to excessive ultraviolet radiation”. FIR heat / energy are also capable of neutralizing the negative effects of toxic electromagnetic frequencies (EMF). In fact, FIR is a normal heat that is absolutely essential for all living things to remain tranquil, calm and healthy. According to NASA infrared ‘passive exercise’ was the ideal way to keep astronauts fit during space flight. In hospitals baby care units, incubators are often equipped with infrared heating systems to keep new born babies warm. World over Far Infrared Rays are being used to promote growth in plants, puri