Infrared sauna is generally well tolerated with rare complications or side effects.

Any of the below described contraindications or warning should be considered prior to each session:​

  • Medications to be aware of, anticholinergics, such as amitriptyline may inhibit sweating and can predispose individuals to heat rash or to a lesser extent, heat stroke. Diuretics, barbiturates and beta-blockers may impair the body’s natural heat loss mechanisms.

  • Avoid antihistamines and anticholinergics, such as amitriptyline may hinder sweating and can cause side effects, such as rash or other more dangerous side effects like heat stroke.

  • Pregnancy/Breastfeeding – If breastfeeding or pregnant may not use the sauna. 

  • Menstruation may temporarily increase their menstrual flow. 

  • Guests over the age of 70 will be permitted for infrared sauna use, but at a lower temperature.

  • Cardiovascular Conditions – Individuals with cardiovascular conditions or problems 

  • Do not use alcohol before your sauna session. It is not advisable to try and “sweat out” a hangover.  Guests who appear intoxicated or inform us of alcohol consumption prior to use of the sauna will forfeit their scheduled appointment and no refund or credit will be issued.

  • You should not use the IR sauna is your have a chronic condition associated with reduced ability to sweat.

  • Sauna should avoided by anyone who is predisposed to bleeding.

  • Fever

  • Insensitivity to Heat

  • Pacemakers/Defibrillators

  • In the rare event that you experience pain and/or discomfort, immediately discontinue sauna use, and exit the sauna.