Benefits of Salt Therapy
Asthma is a condition in which your airways narrow and swell to produce extra mucus. This can make breathing more difficult and trigger coughing, wheezing, and shortness of breath. The anti-inflammatory and antibacterial therapeutic benefits of salt help to clear excess mucus and avoid recurrent attacks, helping you to breathe naturally, and more easily. Asthma cant be cured, but its symptoms can be controlled. Salt Therapy can not only bring much needed relief, but also prevent the frequent recurrence of your symptoms.
In controlled studies, the majority of subjects showed reduced bronchial obstruction, better drain function of the airways, and improved viscosity of bronchial secretions. The number and intensity of asthma attacks were reduced, and respiratory discomfort decreased or disappeared, which allowed most to reduce or even eliminate prescribed medications.
We recommend a course of 10-30 sessions (two or three sessions each week) 2-3 a year depending on age and stage.
COPD, Emphysema & Bronchitis
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a chronic inflammatory lung disease that causes obstructed airflow from the lungs. Symptoms include breathing difficulty, cough, mucus (sputum) production, and wheezing. COPD is a term that encapsulates both emphysema and bronchitis, which are just different forms of COPD.
One of the reasons salt therapy is so effective for people suffering from COPD is that salt naturally thins out mucus, which makes it easier for the body to dispense with it. Furthermore, salt has various healing properties that ultimately cleanses the respiratory system and accelerates the removal of toxins. One of the contributing factors for this is due to the way salt moves through the system. Particles of salt deeply penetrate into the lungs and sooth and treat damaged lung tissue. As mentioned, salt also naturally loosens excessive mucus, effectively reducing the frequency of coughs.
Depending on age and stage of your condition, 20-30 sessions are recommended for long term results. The sessions should be frequent: about two or three a week is suggested.
Salt Therapy's ability to reduce edema in passages and cavities not immediately accessible to other means of treatment make it the perfect solution for dealing with ear and sinus infections. It is perfectly safe and comfortable for children as well as adults and can not only bring relief in the short term but lasting resistance to the recurrence of such infections. In the case of ear infections, aerosolized particles are able to penetrate deep into the internal passages of the ear reducing inflammation, edema, and bacteria in the Eustachian tubes.
Hayfever & Allergies
Salt has natural anti-histamine and anti-inflammatory properties that reduce symptoms and relieve inflammation and congestion in the airways. As the dry salt is breathed in, it passes through the airways,breaking up or loosening congestion, helping the body to expel any mucus excess mucus and offering relief naturally from itchy eyes and nose, stuffy head and general symptoms that you can have with hay fever and allergies.Long-term studies with allergy patients in Russia who reported remarkable improvement over a period of 10 years have led to Salt Therapy being recognized as a certified allergy treatment by the Russian Ministry of Health and other associations in Europe.
The best results from Salt Therapy for seasonal hay fever are achieved with an intensive treatment. We reccommend salt therapy 2-3 times a week through spring (or your worst time).
Cough, colds & flu
Salt Therapy has an immediate effect on the symptoms of colds and flu. Breathing becomes easier as inhaled salt aerosol naturally absorbs edema from swollen air passages and thins mucus secretions so that drainage is easier. The dispersal system of microscopic salt particles used in this therapy allows the salt aerosol to be taken deep into these cavities, bringing the antibacterial and anti-inflammatory action to the root of the problem. Relief from the irritation of sticky mucus secretions and debris calms and quiets coughs.
A series of Salt Therapy sessions not only help to relieve and heal a current cold and flu episode but increases resistance to new infections for months in the future.