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Harmful Health Effects Of Infrared Cooking
Heat induced damage: If you have musculoskeletal soreness or pain then massage may be the good option. Infrared lamps are complementary to massage therapy. Infrared releases heat and heat induced damage can be there. In general, one will use specific therapy under professional guidance. ...Read more
Are there any negative side effects from pointing an infrared camera at my baby throughout the night?
No.: A small incandescent lamp or a candle produce more infrared light than the leds in a camera. ...Read more
Are there any possible negative side effects to using eucalyptus oil in an infrared sauna long term? K
None known: Eucalyptus oil has many proven healing benefits. Inhaling the vapors in a sauna is beneficial for lungs and sinuses. You can have too much of anything so excess amounts might cause irritation of your eyes, lungs or sinuses or dizziness, but this would be an acute reaction and there is no known problem using small amounts long-term. See http://tinyurl. Com/qa6zpkr for info on eucalyptus oil. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: These use halogen bulbs to generate the heat to do the cooking. Infrared radiation is the source and this is common to any heat source like ovens and wood fires. You could burn yourself, but the heat to cook will cause no harm to what you are cooking. ...Read more
Infrared: Controversial. Mixed results with research. Mostly not felt to be beneficial. ...Read more
Laser Diagnosis: Raman spectroscopy can be used in the non-invasive diagnosis of skin cancers, with a high degree of accuracy. The technology is complicated, but it is used to detect the shift in light transmission when a superficial laser beam passed over a lesion in the skin encounters molecules from a dense cluster of cells with a high dna content, as would be present in a skin cancer. ...Read more
Tnfra red light: The amount of infra red light emitted by a camera has no ocular effect. ...Read more
No: Infrared cameras record light in the beyond red end of the visible spectrum. Fires, heat lamps and the sun put out far more infrared than such cameras and many of them emit no light at all but only record the image. It is the short wavelength end that is a problem such as uv light. ...Read more
Please tell me any ideas on how to increase the range of the infrared transmitter (simple circuit)?
I don't have a clue.: This is a medical site.Get a more detailed answer ›
I doubt it.: I don't have a factual answer for this but I would very much doubt it. It seems almost like asking if you could photograph chi. ...Read more
Should not: Mostrobably not.Get a more detailed answer ›
I was in infrared sauna. Last time I felt sunburned after ir-sauna. It had been 1 week now and im still feeling sunburned. Is it a damage? What to do?
Probable burn: It sounds as though the skin absorbed too much thermal energy and you have a mild burn. This may take several weeks to heal. Stay away from any further use of the ir device for now. If you do not notice improvement, you should be seen by a dermatologist. ...Read more
No!: You shouldn't be using IR sun lamps irregardless because of increased risk of skin damage and melanomas. Good riddance to them! Also unless you have severe cystic acne you should try to absolutely minimize your exposure to accutane. When you do want to get pregnant in the future it greatly increases your risk of having a deformed baby (remember thalidomide)! ...Read more
How effective is infrared photocoagulation in treating hemoroids? How does the cost compare to other surgeries?
See below: Bipolar, infrared and laser coagulation are generally effective for treatment of grade 1 and grade 2 hemorrhoids. It may be associated with higher recurrence rate compared to rubber band ligation, but with fewer side effects. Other options include sclerotherapy, open/closed surgical excision and stapled hemorrhoidectomy. Surgical intervention is usually more expensive than an office procedure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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