189: How Red Light Therapy or Photobiomodulation Works & How to Get the Benefits With Joovv

189: How Red Light Therapy or Photobiomodulation Works & How to Get the Benefits With Joovv

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 How Red Light Therapy or Photobiomodulation Works & How to Get the Benefits With Joovv

You’ve probably seen me post pictures on Instagram where I look like something out of Star Wars using my Joovv red light therapy device. I first started this health experiment about a year ago, and I’ve gotten so many questions from you all about how it works that today we’re back with Joovv creators (and husband and wife team) Justin and Melissa.

Fun fact… they also get to work together just like my husband and I do! (And they also have six kids!) I know this episode will be super enlightening for us (pun totally intended) and I’m ready with my second round of questions!

Episode Highlights With Justin & Melissa of Joovv

  • what got Justin and Melissa interested in red light therapy in the first place
  • how they made their first homemade red light prototype
  • why precise wavelengths of light can penetrate the body’s cells and boost healthy ATP function
  • what the science shows about photobiomodulation (red light therapy) benefits for skin, vision, muscle recovery, wound healing, hormone balance, and more
  • key differences between the sauna and red light therapy
  • the interesting way infrared light mimics cardiovascular exercise
  • why red light therapy may counteract the effects of EMF and Wi-Fi on our cells
  • how Joovv may benefit the man in your life by boosting testosterone production
  • and more!

Resources We Mention

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Reader Comments

  1. Hello ???. Is there a difference between red light therapy & infra red sauna? I’m confused … thank you so much

  2. Have you looked into laser therapy? It would be great to hear a podcast with Dr. Kahn and his products.

  3. I purchased the Joovv red light therapy after reading Wellness Mama blog. After about 40 days of having the Joovv, it kept shutting off. The company told me it needed an update which I was unable to do. They said I had to pay for shipping it back to them, about $75.00, for them to update it. It is not stated anywhere in their literature or website that this equipment is like “a computer that sometimes need updates”as the company told me. If I had known that, I would never have purchased it.

    • Now I’m hesitating about buying one!!

  4. Have you had any resolution from Joovv yet. I was going to buy one but after reading your dissatisfaction now I am not so sure. Maybe I should purchase from another manufacturer!

  5. I did finally resolve the issue. They gave me a prepaid label to ship it back. I have not had any problems with it since. However, I would not recommend it. I have not seen any benefit to my skin. I have the mini joovv.

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