Benefits of Halotherapy
The soothing and detoxifying effects of halotherapy can support the immune, lymphatic and nervous systems. Other benefits may include reduced stress, increased energy, and better sleep. Salt ions purify the air and may reduce physical ailments for children, athletes and adults. Treatments may be helpful during flu or allergy season by keeping the body healthy.
SALT THERAPY CAN RELIEVE MANY SYMPTOMS . . .
Salt Therapy is not just for those with breathing issues, it can help with overall health, stress relief, and relaxation. While the salt is predominately working on the respiratory system by cleansing the airways, it allows the lungs to take in more oxygen and as a result increases the oxygen in our bodies and blood.
Salt rooms contain a high level of negative ions, which are believed to produce biochemical reactions which increase levels of the mood chemical serotonin. This can assist in alleviating depression, relieving stress, improving the quality of sleep, and providing a better overall sense of well-being.
- Sleep Quality
Salt particles have favorable effects on hair and on skin. Salt Therapy helps to lower the IgE level, a measure of antibodies that is often high in people with allergies. Lowering this lever, the immune system does not over-react causing hypersensitivity. Apart from making your skin look better, patients feel better too as salt therapy also reduces stress. Plus, salt therapy also strengthens your body’s natural defense system, promoting overall better health.
Salt therapy treatment can bring immediate relief to allergy and hay fever sufferers. By reducing the edema of the nasal mucosa, the airway passage in the nose and tubes of the sinuses improve sinus drainage. Salt therapy also kills bacteria and clears your airway of dust pollen, smoke, and other allergens.
- Hay Fever
- Sinus Infection
Salt has anti-inflammatory properties that reduce inflammation and widen airways, decreasing breathing constriction. This natural asthma treatment will decrease coughing, dependence on asthma inhalers and other drugs and improve breathing ease after just a few sessions.
During salt therapy for COPD and Emphysema, most patients notice a decrease in cough frequency and intensity. They report that it’s easier to cough up mucus and it’s less sticky. Not only does Dry Salt Therapy bring immediate relief, but it also delays the frequency of re-occurrence. It can also reduce the patient’s needs for inhalers, steroids and antibiotics while strengthening the immune system and increasing the resistance to respiratory tract diseases.
If you or your child is suffering from an ear infection then salt therapy treatments can help bring relief by reducing inner ear edema which causes the infection. The action of salt particles, results in widening of the airway passages, better drainage and better aeration behind the tympanic membrane. Salt is also anti-bacterial which can assist in killing the infection as it reduces the swelling.
Salt Therapy is a drug free treatment that brings relief and prevents recurrence over time. Improving the functioning of your lungs, the salt widens and clears your respiratory system, resulting in the reduction or elimination of coughing and promoting easier breathing.
Sessions with salt therapy have an immediate remedial effect on the symptoms of colds and flu.