Far Infrared Sauna Therapy was used as a part of the detoxification protocol used for the 9/11 rescue workers who have become ill since being exposed to fumes and chemicals during their work. The programme was known as project 'Olive Releaf'.
Infrared Sauna Therapy has also been used as a part of the detoxification therapy for Police Officers in Utah suffering from Chemical Exposures during their law enforcement activity.
(Toxicol Ind Health 2012 Sep;28(8):758-68)
Far Infrared Sauna Treatment is recommended by Dr Sherry Rogers in her book Detoxify or Die, which deals with the problems of environmental toxcity and how best to detoxify.
The World Health Organisation States in it's 2012 report on Exposure to Toxic Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals that:
''Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals have the capacity to interfere with tissue and organ development and function, and therefore they may alter susceptibility to different types of diseases throughout life. This is a global threat that needs to be resolved.''
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