Fight Back Against the Flu with the Sauna Suit

The flu is an illness so annoying that it strikes in the winter then makes another surprise visit to many during the summer.

For children and the elderly, the flu isn’t just a week with the sniffles, it can be life threatening. The Center for Disease Controls says that thousands of people die every year from flu-related complications. With symptoms including fever, soreness, chills, and pain, even the healthiest people can be taken out of commission because of the flu.

Put simply: You don’t want to get the flu.

flu, prevent, how to

Preventative Measures Against the Flu

First, you’ll hear every single commercial-based pharmacist tell you that you need a flu shot each and every year. Why?

The strain of the flu that makes its rounds in your neighborhood is going to change from year to year. Doctors try to predict which strains will be around and they give you a shot based on their predictions. The thing is that no system is perfect and doctors aren’t always right.

What’s more, even if you get a flu shot for the exact strain of flu that is going around, you can STILL get flu-like symptoms. Then there’s the debate on the dangers of getting a flu shot and the potential side effects that can occur such as dizziness, trouble breathing, and disorders with your nerves.

With that said, it’s understandable why so many people refuse to get their flu shot each year.

So what about a natural way to prevent the flu: Does it exist?

Sure, it’s called having a healthy, ready-to-fight immune system.

You have a genius system within your body that is specifically designed to fight against illnesses such as the flu. Admittedly, having a strong immune system may not always guarantee immunity from the flu. However, remember that the stronger your immune system, the less severe your symptoms are likely to be AND the quicker you can get it out of your system.

A healthy diet coupled with exercise and potentially beneficial supplements is the foundation for keeping your immune system strong. That doesn’t mean there isn’t a short cut out there that has been scientifically proven for boosting your immune system: Introducing the sauna suit.

Science, Saunas, and Sickness

While the use of saunas has been commonplace in a variety of cultures for thousands of years, science is just now catching up with proving the benefits that a sauna provides.

A variety of recent studies have demonstrated how consistently exposing yourself to a controlled high heat environment can be beneficial in boosting your immune response.

One study published in the Ann Med Annals of Medicine demonstrated that regular sauna use did, indeed, decrease the occurrence of colds. (1)

What’s more, those who are already in good physical shape may see even more of a benefit. A study published in the Journal of Human Kinetics showed that athletes saw more improvement in their white blood cell count and overall immune response when compared to their untrained counterparts. (2)

To take this even further, another study published in JAMA Internal Medicine concluded its study citing that long term, consistent sauna use directly supported overall health and lowered the risk of mortality. (3)

All of these benefits from simply sitting around in a hot room.

flu, how to, prevent

Sauna Suit, Time Saving, & Flu Prevention

With the science laid bare for all to see, there is no argument against the idea that controlled high heat exposure can benefit the human immune system.

The problem may come for many in the form of a lack of time and funds. Not everyone can run to the sauna on a daily basis. This is where the Kutting Weight sauna suit is able to help.

A fraction of the cost of the spa treatment, the sauna suit captures the same high heat environment from your own home. It may be designed to handle tough workouts but the suit can also provide a number of different health benefits including improved immune response.

With the Kutting Weight sauna suit, you will be able to safely and effectively raise your internal body temperature to match that of being inside a sauna. As numerous studies have confirmed, placing yourself within this controlled high heat environment will help to trigger a boost in your immunity. As a result, your body will be better equipped to fight off the flu or, if you already have it, get rid of it faster.

In terms of time saving, the sauna suit can’t be beat. You don’t have to worry about drive time or the cost of going to a sauna. You only need the suit and 10 to 15 minutes per day.

 

References

 1. Ernst, E., E. Pecho, P. Wirz, and T. Saradeth. "Regular Sauna Bathing and the Incidence of Common Colds." Annals of Medicine. U.S. National Library of Medicine, 1990. Web. 14 June 2017.

 2. Pilch, Wanda, Ilona Pokora, Zbigniew Szyguła, Tomasz Pałka, Paweł Pilch, Tomasz Cisoń, Lesław Malik, and Szczepan Wiecha. "Effect of a Single Finnish Sauna Session on White Blood Cell Profile and Cortisol Levels in Athletes and Non-Athletes." Journal of Human Kinetics. Akademia Wychowania Fizycznego W Katowicach, 18 Dec. 2013. Web. 14 June 2017.

3. Tanjaniina Laukkanen, MSc; Hassan Khan, MD, PhD; Francesco Zaccardi, MD; et al. Association Between Sauna Bathing and Fatal Cardiovascular and All-Cause Mortality Events. JAMA Intern Med. 2015;175(4):542-548. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2014.8187.

All Things on Kutting Weight, Straight to Your Inbox

Recent Article

Burn Fat Fast: Starting a Ketogenic Diet for Weight Loss

Unless you’ve been living under a rock these last few years, there’s no doubt that you’ve seen the word keto plastered all over magazines, websites, and supplements.  Short for ketogenic, this diet craze is sweeping over the nation and with...

Rhabdo: The Muscle Destroyer You've Never Heard About

Turn on any fitness infomercial or flip open any health magazine and you’ll notice a common trend: high intensity exercise. The days of the slow-moving treadmill are long gone and high intensity exercise is here to stay. Backed by scientific...

Women & Weight Lifting: 5 Ways Lifting Weights Can Help with Fat Loss

When it comes to weight loss, the LAST thing that women think about is going near the dumbbells and barbells. Traditional strength training programs that use iron clad resistance have long been associated with bodybuilders, power lifters, and all things muscle-related....

Exercise in the Morning for Better Weight Loss? Science Says...

When you think about the ideal training time, you can’t help but picture that washed-up boxer who wakes up before the sun rises. He drinks his shake and he hits the pavement, despite the temperature showing below freezing. The morning...

Here’s How to Use Eccentric Training to Increase Weight Loss Results

How are your weight loss goals coming along? Did you reach your goal weight before beach season started? Or are you still on your way to success? It may be Summer but make no mistake about it: people are still...

4 Weight Loss Exercises that Will Never Die (And Why You Should Use Them)

Pick up any issue of a popular health and fitness magazine and I guarantee that you’re going to see an exercise featured that is guaranteed to blast away fat and build muscle. Funny thing is that the following month, they...

3 Fitness Clothing Trends that Actually Work

Every year, the fitness industry rolls out the newest set of exercise clothes. Some boost performance, others help with weight loss… or so they say. There’s a reason that you rarely see the same exercise clothing trends around two years...

3 Diet Trends that Won’t Help You Lose Weight, Be Healthier

The rise and fall of trends in the fitness industry is like the passing of the seasons. Each year, some new diet or fad explodes all over the news and social media promising big results in a short amount of...

Targeting Belly Fat: Is It Possible? Here’s What Science Says

We all have that one spot that we want to lose a little more from. Sometimes it’s belly fat. Other times, it’s love handles. If only there was a way to zoom in and focus on fat loss in that...

Does Sweating More While Working Out Mean You Had a Better Workout?

We’ve all been there: Stepping out of the gym or exercise class covered from head to toe in sweat. We walk back to our cars feeling great. For many of us, that walk back to the car seems a lot...

Cure a Hangover with the Sauna Suit

You had a rough week at work and so you decide to follow-up with a wild night to forget the memos and e-mail task lists. Maybe you have one too many and wake up the following morning holding on to...

Featured IN
BUNDLE ITEMS OVER $99 AND SAVE 15% WITH CODE: SAVE15 | 30 DAY MONEYBACK GUARANTEE & FREE SHIPPING ON ALL US ORDERS!
best live chat