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Has anyone tried a high temp sauna to induce a fever?

Discussion in 'Alternative Therapies' started by kelly8, Feb 15, 2018.

  1. kelly8

    kelly8 Senior Member

    I am just curious as to if anyone has used these saunas to induce fever and if it has helped...

    I think my immune system is really messed up. Before the illness that caused my ME/CFS (in 2008) i was sick a lot. Like 4-6 times a year with chronic sinus infections. This lasted from around the age of 6 to my late 20s. (I'm 37 now). The Drs used to treat me with antibiotics like it was candy.

    I have spent the last year and a half rebuilding my gut flora and really focusing on specific flora for helping promote a good balance. Now I'm going to get tested for chronic viral infections to see if this is an issue for me.

    One major problem is that i run cold. I never get a fever and if i do its only a degree or two above normal. I'm not sure why this is. But I'm wondering if this is why i kept getting sick and not really recovering. I'm thinking about trying a heat sauna to induce fever as a therapy but I'd like to hear if anyone else has tried it and what their experience was.

    Does anyone know if viruses or bacteria could prevent you from getting a fever as a defense mechanism? Does that happen? Just curious... thank you!
  2. shannah

    shannah Senior Member

    I've seen hyperthermia discussed in the Lyme groups @kelly8 .
  3. Lucky luke

    Lucky luke

    I have heat intolerance and can't tolerate normal sauna anymore because i have severe adrenal fatique.
    But 3 years ago i bought 4 cheap phillips infra red lamps that are used to heat chickens etc. Google on James l wilson sauna plan.
    This really creates a fever. I had a cold virus for 7 months that wouldn't resolve.
    Going under the lamps and sweating a little bit at home helped me to get rid off the headache from all the cytoxines.
    Also when i have the chills it warmes me up.
    For me it works without the risk of getting a coldvirus from other people in a regular sauna.
    But you have to have a little bit more patients then a normal sauna.
    It feels allmost the same as a sunbed. So you can try that first before buying all kind of stuff :)

    She says not to shine on you're head but that doesn't matter.
    Last edited: Feb 16, 2018

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