Red and near infrared light therapy is highly effective in treating inflammation. It suppresses inflammation and reduces the production of pro-inflammatory cytokines, which dramatically reduces inflammation throughout the body
Red light has been shown to decrease inflammation wherever mitochondria are present. Recent studies are exploring the possibilities of using red light therapy to treat autoimmune diseases which originate from inflammation. Studies have shown that red and near infrared light therapy can have an anti-inflammatory effects on par with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs NSAIDs.
In general red light therapy powerfully down regulates the bodies inflammation pathways and has been shown to be crucial in disease prevention and promoting longevity.
If you or someone you know is struggling with inflammation, maybe its time to give red light therapy a try!