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Doctor insights on: Harmful Health Effects Of Infrared Cooking

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Is the infrared massager machines good for thr health or no? And when should a person use it?

Is the infrared massager machines good for thr health or no? And when should a person use it?

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

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Are there any possible negative side effects to using eucalyptus oil in an infrared sauna long term? K

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 more

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Are halozen infrared grills are safe?

Are halozen infrared grills are safe?

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

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Describe near infrared raman spectroscopy for optical diagnosis of cancer?

Describe near infrared raman spectroscopy for optical diagnosis of cancer?

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

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Do infrared (ir) cameras pose a risk to human eyes?

Do infrared (ir) cameras pose a risk to human eyes?

Tnfra red light: The amount of infra red light emitted by a camera has no ocular effect. ...Read more

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Do infrared cameras like security cameras pose a risk to human eyes?

Do infrared cameras like security cameras pose a risk to human eyes?

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

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Can infrared scans detect tumors?

Can infrared scans detect tumors?

Yes, but don't do it: Infrared scans are not traditionally used to detect tumors. They are very low sensitivity and specificity for this. Doctors should be using traditional methods such as history/physical and traditional imaging such as ct, mr, and us. ...Read more

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Are infrared lights good for rheumatism pains?

Are infrared lights good for rheumatism pains?

The warm joints!: Warming inflamed joints can help alleviate symptoms of joint pain. However, no benefit, other than symptom improvement occurs. (this has been shown about warm paraffin baths for hands in rheumatoid arthritis.). ...Read more

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What disorders is infrared thermography used for?

What disorders is infrared thermography used for?

DITI: Digital infrared thermal imaging is a picture of the body's surface temperature to indicate underlying function. It will easily show musculo-skeletal inflammation and is a useful tool in early prevention of breast cancer. ...Read more

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Is it possible to detect Kundalini energy using infrared camera?

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

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Is it useful to visit an infrared sauna for those who have diabetes?

Is it useful to visit an infrared sauna for those who have diabetes?

May be: Infra red saunas are known to help to improve general well being. They are not a replacement for therapy. Needs more research to recommend for consistent benefits. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Can I use an infrared sauna if I am taking accutane?

Can I use an infrared sauna if I am taking accutane?

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

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What is the mechanism by which radio frequencies and infrared cause cancer?

What is the mechanism by which radio frequencies and infrared cause cancer?

DNA damage: The cause of cancer and other problems from radioactive sources is the damage to DNA during cellular replication which can cause mutations that lead to illness or cancer. ...Read more

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How effective is infrared photocoagulation in treating hemoroids? How does the cost compare to other surgeries?

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 more

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