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Doctor insights on: Is Infrared Cooking Safe

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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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Is it safe to do infrared physiotherapy for cough with phlegm often? How many times would you recommend? This is for baby 18 mos.

Is it safe to do infrared physiotherapy for cough with phlegm often? How many times would you recommend? This is for baby 18 mos.

Not suggested: I would not suggest using this method of physiotherapy for your baby. If there is nasal congestion and a wet cough, most are due to viral infections and resolve within 10 days. Infants tend to swallow the mucus, and using baby nasal saline with gentle irrigation can reduce post nasal drip. If there is wheezing or an unusual sound, fever, vomiting, please see your PCP. ...Read more

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Is infrared heat therapy safe? Does it help in targeted fat reduction? What else can b done to reduce belly fat except exercise?

Is infrared heat therapy safe? Does it help in targeted fat reduction? What else can b done to reduce belly fat except exercise?

Yes, but why??: The biggest cause of belly fat is all the sweet "junk" that most of us are taking. Try taking only god made food and stop all forms of sugar, sweeteners, pop (yes--even diet). ...Read more

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Is infrared therapy safe if you have a vertebral fracture?

Is infrared therapy safe if you have a vertebral fracture?

Benefits Unclear: No good studies have shown benefit from far infrared therapy for vertebral fractures. It may make it feel better but its' value remains unclear. As far as safety - unknown. ...Read more

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I have a vertebral fracture. Is infrared therapy safe for me?

I have a vertebral fracture. Is infrared therapy safe for me?

Unsure: I am unaware of any effect of infrared radiation on vertebral fractures. The bone are too deep to be directly affected. I have no comment on its use for other conditions or its safety. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use the withings scale during pregnancy? Measures BMI throught infared (i think) http://www.Withings.Com/en/bodyscale

Is it safe to use the withings scale during pregnancy? Measures BMI throught infared (i think) http://www.Withings.Com/en/bodyscale

Yes: All the scales i know of that measure body fat do so by a priciple of electrical impedance. You usually have your feet on a "pad" that is metallic and a very small electrical current is sent from one pad to the other. Since electricity travels at different speeds through water, fat, bone and muscle it can calculate what percentage is fat. Totally harmless (except for the result!). ...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