Winter Blues and Fatigue
If you suffer from Winter Blues you are not alone. Seasonal Affective Disorder affects an estimated 10 million Americans. SAD is diagnosed four times more in women than men. There is help A new study has found that infrared sauna benefits include significant reductions in fatigue in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome. In addition, the infrared sauna therapy was found to significantly reduce anxiety and depression. These study results suggest that far infrared sauna benefits may include reductions in common symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome, including fatigue and mood symptoms. Indeed, many natural health practitioners and integrative physicians recommend infrared sauna therapy for their patients with chronic fatigue and other chronic health conditions. Negative mood, including anxiety and depression, significantly improved after therapy. In addition, the patients’ ability to carry on normal social life and work activities significantly improved. No patients reported any adverse effects during the therapy.