May Help Fight Lyme Disease
Although initial treatment of Lyme Disease starts with antibiotics, Far Infrared sauna therapy may be complinatary together with regular treatnement not only to help detoxify the body but "research shows that the Borrelia burgdorferi bacterium is thermolabile and has difficulty withstanding high fever. It dies at a temperature of 41.6 °C/ 106.88 °F".
Far infrared sauna treatment may be effective for Lyme Sufferers due to the action of extreme whole-body hyperthermia*.
*Hyperthermia (also called thermal therapy or thermotherapy) is a type of Lyme Disease treatment in which body tissue is exposed to high temperatures (up to 110°F). Research has shown that high temperatures can damage and kill Borrelia burgdorferi bacterium, usually with minimal injury to normal tissues.