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Health Mate Infrared Saunas FAQ

Mos Common Questions About Health Mate Saunas (Updated 2023)

What is an infrared sauna?

An infrared sauna is a type of sauna that uses light (infrared lamps) to heat your body directly without warming the air around you like the traditional saunas. The heat penetrates deeper into the skin compared to traditional saunas.

Research shows infrared saunas provide several health benefits such as improved circulation, detoxification, skin health, reduced stress, improved recovery and more.

Biohackers use infrared saunas as part of their overall wellness routine to optimise health and performance.

Do Health Mate Saunas emit EMFs (electromagnetic frequencies) and ELFs (extremely low frequencies)?

Our friends at Health Mate have engineered their patented Tecoloy® heaters to produce ultra low EMF and ELF levels. The test showed EMF levels below 1 mg. Levels below 3 mg are considered safe.

Plus, these heaters are the only ones on the market with a UL Listed Certification, meaning they've been independently tested and verified by a third party to meet specific requirements. Basically, it does exactly what it says on the tin.

Are Health Mate infrared saunas safe?

Infrared saunas are generally considered safe. But, please don’t use an infrared sauna if you have any pre-existing health conditions or if you are pregnant. Follow proper usage guidelines and consult your doctor if you have any concerns. Remember, safety first!

How long does a Health Mate infrared sauna take to heat up?

The Tecoloy® heating system from Health Mate is a game changer. It’s powerful enough to heat up your sauna in just about 15-20 minutes. This is much quicker than many other infrared saunas.

How much does running a Health Mate infrared sauna cost?

Health mate infrared saunas are extremely energy efficient. A 30-minute session will cost, on average, just £0.35 in electricity. Why so little? Two things. First, the premium materials used to build the sauna retain the heat inside. Second, the Tecoloy® heating system heating system that heats up faster and maintains a consistent temperature throughout the session.

How long should you stay in a Health Mate infrared sauna?

Short answer, it depends on you and your needs. But typically, an infrared sauna session lasts anywhere from 15 to 45 minutes. If you're new to saunas, we recommend starting with a 10-15 minute session and gradually increasing your time. As always, listen to your body and stop the session immediately if you feel uncomfortable or dizzy.

Does the Health Mate sauna come pre-assembled?

Health Mate saunas aren't pre-assembled, but they're designed for easy setup.They're also easy to dismantle and move if necessary.

The design is really clever, with the main power connections located under the bench for easy access.

Most infrared saunas have power connections in the roof, which not only make them more difficult to access, but also limits the reach of the power cable which first has to drop down by 2 metres.

Health Mate saunas, on the other hand, are designed so that you can reach every component from the inside of the sauna. In addition, all the components are modular, so anyone with a screwdriver can replace them.

We also offer a white glove installation service. If you prefer to come home to a new fully assembled Health Mate infrared sauna, we will have it installed and ready to run in no time so you can relax and start enjoying the benefits right away.

Can I place the Health Mate sauna outside?

These saunas can handle the cold, but they are not waterproof, so they cannot be placed standalone outside.

What are the advantages of a Health Mate infrared sauna compared to a traditional sauna?

Traditional and infrared saunas are quite different. People usually like infrared saunas for the because:

1. Easier to assemble and disassemble. It takes around 60 minutes to assemble an infrared sauna and you just need a screwdriver.

2. Infrared saunas heat up much faster. It takes 15-20 minutes compared to 30-40 minutes for traditional saunas

3. They don’t need to go as hot as traditional saunas to get similar benefits. This makes the whole experience much more comfortable

4. Ease of use compared to other types of sauna (just plug it in and turn it on)

5. Cheaper to run compared to other types of sauna